Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in Southern Vietnam. It’s also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Bến Thành Market.
0:05 Approaching Ho Chi Minh City view of the City.
0:47 Bến Thành Market is a large marketplace in central Hồ Chí Minh City, in District 1. The market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of Hồ Chí Minh City, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts, textiles, áo dài and souvenirs, as well as local cuisine.
2:55 Bitexco Financial Tower is a skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City. Visit the EON Heli Bar for a drink during sunset and view of the city.
3:33 Ho Chi Minh City Post Office, or the Saigon Central Post Office is a post office in the downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The building was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century.
4:38 Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, officially Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City in District 1.
5:36 Ho Chi Minh Square can be found in the middle of District 1, right in the city centre, and is surrounded by beautiful French colonial style buildings.
7:05 Ho Chi Minh City Hall is a popular place for tourists to take pictures and is especially beautiful around dusk, when many of the landmarks are lit by soft lighting.
7:58 Landmark 81 is a super-tall skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Visit the observation deck and get a spectacular view of the city.
9:15 Independence Palace, also known as Reunification Palace, built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, is a landmark in Saigon, Vietnam.
9:38 Saigon Centre is a mixed-use complex in Ho Chi Minh City, visit the mall during the day to cool down and do some shopping.
10:08 The Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon Municipal Opera House, is an opera house in Ho Chi Minh City. It is an example of French Colonial architecture in Vietnam.
10:33 Tân Định church (Pink Church) is a church built during the French colonial period in the 1870s and completely built in 16th December 1876, when Vietnam was part of French Indochina.
11:08 Bui Vien walking street is popular with backpackers, this busy street is known for its nightlife, eateries & souvenir shops.
12:42 Dinner cruise on Saigon river enjoy an evening and the view of the city’s skyline.
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