attractions in ho chi minh city

The 5 Best Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City: Locals Guide

Ho Chi Minh City has undergone 300 years of founding and growth. Its remaining architectural pieces around the city show the beauty and the soul of the Saigon people. Vespaagogo will take tourists through the 7 best attractions in Ho Chi Minh City with a whole experience of the culture and history of the city. 

Hao Si Phuong Alley 

Location: 206 Tran Hung Dao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

The first stop destination is the alley with more than 100 hundred-year-old, called “Hao Si Phuong Alley.” This alley is deeply hidden in the city, located in District 5, with a range of adjacent houses. With its long-standing history, this alley spreads the value of residents’ traditions and cultural heritage. 

When getting through the narrow passageway, the houses with nostalgic charm. This alley is stepped into Chinese traditions with Chinese character panels and altars before house entrances. Although lying on a busy street, Hao Si Phuong is a quiet and piece place detached from outside life. 

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Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral 

Location: No.1 Cong xa Paris St, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 

Saigon Notre Dame Citadel was initiated in 1877 and completed in 1880. In Vietnam War, French colonists constructed this church to provide a venue for Catholic members of the expedition army to attend Mass. Materials for building the church were shipped from French. The building's exterior is made of Marseille-made bricks and retains its original vivid pink hue despite being bare, unplastered, and unprotected by moss.

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Phu Chau Floating Temple 

Location: Phu Chau Floating Temple, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 

It takes 9 kilometers from the city's center to get to Phu Chau Temple. This temple was built in the 18th century and developed during the reign of King Gia Long in the early 19th century. What makes Phu Chau Floating Temple unique? Because of its geographical, which is located on an island. The floating temple in the middle of the river with a Chinese design style will surprise tourists. 

The temple is available from 7 AM to 5 PM, and visitors must get on a ferry. The fee for a ticket is just around VND 10,000. If you need to learn how to get there, you can refer to the tour by Vespa A Go Go. 

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Tan Dinh Market & Church 

Location: 48 Ma Lo Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 

Tan Dinh Market has nearly 100 years of history and development. In those early days, the Tan Dinh market was considered prosperous since its goods were more expensive than those in other markets. The Tan Dinh market contains many goods, just like other traditional marketplaces. There is enough of everything, including fresh food, dry food, fruit, and basics like clothing and footwear. The largest provider of fabrics in Saigon is also known as this market.

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Cha Tam Church 

Location: 25 Hoc Lac, Ward 14, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City 

Cha Tam Church began construction in 1900 and was finished in 1902. This temple was constructed for Chinese people. It was erected by Father Pierre d'Assou, whose Chinese name is Tam An Su (Dam A To). He served as the church's founding father as well. Saigon's Cha Tam Church has a highly distinctive design. Chinese and European Gothic architecture are uniquely interacting in this way. The more than 100-year-old church attracts visitors each time they get the chance to travel to Saigon.

attractions in ho chi minh city

An exciting experience for tourists when visiting the top attractions in Ho Chi Minh City is riding a motorbike. Motorbike is a popular transportation in Saigon. On the Vespaagogo tour, travelers can get to the city exploration on a vintage Vespa. Here are a few tours for your consideration: 

Tales of Saigon: https://vespaagogo.com/our-tours/tales-of-saigon.html
Saigon Secret: https://vespaagogo.com/our-tours/saigon-secrets.html


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