Discover Ho Chi Minh Half Day

Cultural & Theme Tours in Vietnam

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Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. It was the sight of the end of the Vietnam war in 1975, as a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through the gates. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as : the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum.
     Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City i s a vibrant and charming city, a dynamic and friendly city and the largest economic, cultural, tourist and scientific center in Vietnam. Besides modern high-rise buildings, Saigon also has relics with ancient architecture. We would like to recommend to you a half day tour in Saigon in the group tour Saigon and you have much time to visit shopping, visit Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office ,Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh Market and War Museum. Highlights:      -Reunification Palace      -Notre Dame Cathedral      -Sai Gon Center Post Office      -War Museum     -Ben Thanh Market       Reunification Palace: 1883 The Norodom Palace (the Governor's Palace) is the workplace and residence of many French generations in Indochina. In 1954, General Paul Ely held the ceremony of granting Norodom Palace to Ngo Dinh Diem. Later, President Diem renamed Norodom Palace to the Independent Palace. Independence Palace (Reunification Palace) was built in 1962, commonly known as the "Head of the Dragon".     Notre Dame Cathedral: France set up a church to serve as a place of worship for Christians in the expedition. The first church was so small that in 1863, the French built a wooden church, which was completed after two years, called the Saigon Church (1863). Notre Dame Cathedral is not only the largest and oldest Catholic church in Vietnam but also a unique, excellent and typical architecture of the land of Saigon over 300 years of development and construction. (Note: Notre Dame Cathedral is in the process of restoration, so you can visit the outside).     Saigon Central Post Office: one of the typical architectural works in Ho Chi Minh City was built in French style with eclectic style from 1886 to 1891. This is the architectural works European style combined with Asian decoration. The Saigon Central Post Office is located next to the Notre Dame Cathedral, and is close to the Diamond Plaza shopping mall, which is a beautifully interactive project for the heart of Saigon today.     War Museum : Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. In the museum building itself, each floor will represent a separate theme from the war and the war crimes committed towards the Vietnamese people.    Ben Thanh Market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of Ho Chi Minh city . At 12:00 pm: You finish the Half Day Saigon Tour at the hotel Guide farewell and see you.

What’s included

  • - Car - English speaking guide -All entrance fee-Bottle Water

What’s not included

  • -Gratuities (optional) -Personal expenses -Other services not mentioned above.