This inspiring, independent, non-profit gallery was founded by artists, giving other local artists the opportunity to display and...
One of the first projects undertaken by the French after establishing Cochinchina as a colony was founding these fantastic, lush...
Temple of King Hung Vuong
Directly opposite the History Museum, this elaborate, high-ceilinged temple honours the first of the legendary Hung kings. They’re said...
Saigon Water Puppet Theatre
Within the History Museum, this small theatre has performances at 9am, 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm, lasting about 20 minutes.
Tucked away down a small alley in an old French villa and overseen by endlessly obliging staff, sublime May is a sensory and culinary...
Lonely Planet review
A hospitality training school for disadvantaged children, Sésame was originally set up by the French NGO Triangle Génération Humanitaire. The menu is Franco-Vietnamese, prepared with fresh local ingredients, and dishes are beautifully presented. It is worth the trek out here to experience the attentive service.