Duration: 1 Day
Price from: $45
Explore spotlights in Hochiminh City which was famed with friendly name Saigon as "Pearl of Far East" during the 1960's. It still remains French colonial influences with Notre Dame cathedral, post office, hotel de ville ou la mairie municipale.
08:30AM meet our local guide at your hotel in Hochiminh City/ Saigon.
Ho Chi Minh city, known as "The Pearl of Far East", still preserves French architecture, Chinese influences, besides the modern quarter suburban.
Discover the major landmarks in Saigon: the Reunification Palace, also known as the Independence Palace. It is today an interesting museum. Continue to the Notre Dame Cathedral and the next-door Central Post Office. The cathedral was built by French colonists between 1863 and 1880. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters. The post office was built between 1886 and 1891 and its design has been credited to Gustave Eiffel. A traditional Vietnamese lunch is served at a nice local restaurant before continuing to the War Remnants Museum. Besides exhibiting the Vietnam War, the museum also has many excellent exhibits relating to the first Indochina War involving the French colonialists. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afterward, continue our discovery to Binh Tay market, China town, Thien Hau pagoda. Visit a lacquer atelier before coming back to hotel. Tour ends.
Optional: Dinner Cruise on Indochina Junk or Bonsai along Saigon River on request
Price: from US$ 35 per person.
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An exciting day of discovery to major spotlights in Saigon gives a comprehensive understanding about Saigon before and now. Saigon is still called by local people for its historical name once upon a time...
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