Saigon - Past and Present

Saigon
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 War Remnants Museum, 28 Vo Van Tan, Ward 6, Dist. 3
  16h00 every Sunday
 3 km
 2.5 hours

Tour program:

War Remnants Museum (outside visit only)

Once known as the ‘Museum of American War Crimes’ and first opened to the public in 1975, the museum displays a collection of graphic war photos and remnants reflecting Vietnam war through the eyes of Vietnamese.

Independence Palace (outside visit only)

Also known as Reunification Palace, was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Ho Chi Minh City Museum (outside visit only)

Built in 1885, this building with neoclassical architecture was used as summer palace for King Gia Long during Nguyen dynasty, and now is a famous museum introducing Ho Chi Minh City and Southern Vietnam history and cultures.

Ben Thanh Market

An absolute must-visit market which was built in 1870, always busy with hundreds of stores and thousands of trading goods, including souvenirs, clothes, food and drinks.

Mariamman Pagoda

The temple is named after the goddess Mariamman, worshipped for miraculous powers including curing heat-based diseases and helping people find good spouses.

Taka Plaza and Asian Food Town

Located in 23/9 Park, just a stone throw to backpacker district, the underground plaza and food court offer a wide range of choices for Asian food and shopping with attractive prices.

Bui Vien Walking Street

Located in the famous backpackers area of Pham Ngu Lao – De Tham –Bui Vien, the night walking street Bui Vien is opened every weekend nights with local street food and lively pubs.

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Hotline

Saigon: +84 938 30 12 16
Danang: +84 905 17 33 31
Hue: +84 964 109 109

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Tour included:

Vietravel tourguide

Not included

Foods and Drinks

Note

Participants should bring raincoat, sunscreen, drinks. Max number of participants is 20/day

Notable locations along the trip