English, Speaking Guide
Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, served as the French colony of Cochinchina’s capital. On this half day tour, you will be driven from your hotel to several historical sights, starting off at the The War Remnants Museum, a lively display of the futility of the war. You will also visit the The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office and Thien Hau Pagoda. Last stop is at Vietnamese lacquerware factory, where you can observe the process of making these traditional Vietnam
- 08:00: Start with The Reunification Palace, which used to be the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam.- Stop at War Remnants Museum, place with many photographs from both Vietnam and US sources; US military vehicles like tanks, jets, booms display outside.- Visit Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, 2 of the most famous and oldest classical French colonial architecture construction that was built more than 100 years ago.- Have lunch and a short rest.- 12:00: Continue the city tour by discovering the eastern side of the city at Giac Lam Pagoda, the oldest one in Ho Chi Minh City.- Ride to Cho Lon (Big Market) and Thien Hau Pagoda which is located inside China Town- Stop for shopping at Ben Thanh Market in the city center then back to your hotel in Sai Gon.