Xuan Huong Lake
Created by a dam in 1919, this banana-shaped lake was named after an anti-authoritarian 17th-century Vietnamese poet. The lake can be...
Couvent des Oiseaux
The former Couvent des Oiseaux is now a teachers’ training college.
Envy Lounge Bar
With disco glitterballs, velour sofas and zany lighting, this bar is aimed directly at visiting Saigon hipsters. Expect expensive drinks...
For cheap eats in the day, head to the upper level of the Central Market .
1A Ð Nguyen Thi Minh Khai · interesting places nearby
Lotus Restaurant information
Right by Hoa Binh Square, this restaurant has rooftop terrace seating as well as an enclosed dining area with Chinese-influenced decor; the former is better for people-watching; the latter is a warmer option in winter. The food is excellent and service is prompt, though they don’t speak much English.