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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Market
“Bến Thành Market (Vietnamese: Chợ Bến Thành) is a large marketplace in central Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam in district 1. The market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of Ho Chi Minh City, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts, textiles, ao dai and souvenirs, as well as local cuisine. The market developed from informal markets created by early 17th century street vendors gathering together near the Sai gon river. The market was formally established by the French colonial powers after taking over the Gia Định citadel in 1859.This market was destroyed by fire in 1870 and rebuilt to become Saigon's largest market. In 1912 the market was moved to a new building and called the New Bến Thành Market to distinguish over its predecessor. The building was renovated in 1985”
  • 172 locals recommend
  • 11 Experiences
Museum
“Independence Palace, also known as Reunification Palace, built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, is a landmark in Saigon, Vietnam. It was designed by architect Ngo Viet Thu and was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. It was the site of the end of the Vietnam War during the Fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975, when a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through its gates.”
  • 152 locals recommend
  • 17 Experiences
Department Store
“Takashimaya Vietnam is the first Japanese department store branch in Ho Chi Minh City, carrying a wide range of products from Japan, Europe, and the US. Appealing to mostly middle and upper-class shoppers, the five-storey department store has a total retail space of 15,000 square meters. The first level is fitted with jewellery, cosmetics and fragrance brands from Europe such as Clarins, L’occitane, Christian Dior, Bobbi Brown, Shiseido, and Estee Lauder. Lancôme features a café-style boutique at Takashimaya Vietnam, where you can enjoy complimentary makeup lessons and gifts. Other brands available here include Laneige, Shiseido, Sisley, and Shu Uemura. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Opera House
“The Saigon Opera House in Ho Chi Minh is an elegant colonial building at the intersection of Le Loi and Dong Khoi Street in District 1, very close to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral and the classic Central Post Office. The restored three-storey 800-seat Opera House was built in 1897 and is used for staging not only opera but also a wide range of performing arts including ballet, musical concerts, Vietnamese traditional dance and plays. Performances are advertised around the building and information can be found in the state-operated tourist information central close by.”
  • 87 locals recommend
  • 8 Experiences
Bar
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“Highlighted on the terrace of the AB tower, Chill Skybar is a place with the ideal space for bursting moments. Chill Sky bar is divided into many areas such as restaurant, smoke-free area and outdoor space with beautiful view. Chill Skybar also offers delectable cocktails and fine dining with carefully selected ingredients and skilled chefs. Make sure you don't wear short and flip-flop please.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Pub
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“Located in the heart of District 1, Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao and De Tham are the destinations of dust tourists when visiting the most crowded city of Vietnam, West Saigon is always bustling with visitors from The West Road is not only home to foreigners but also tourists in the country. Here your first impression will be the noisy and bustling with all kinds of languages, all skin color.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Museum
“Housed in a grand colonial-era mansion, Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum holds an impressive collection of art from Vietnam and beyond. Paintings (on silk and in oils), sculpture, ceramics and lacquerware all feature. You can view contemporary works by some of Vietnam’s most important artists, as well as historical pieces, some dating from as far back as the fourth century. Cham art from the seventh to the 14th centuries is also on display. The yellow and white mansion is a work of art in itself; built in the early 1930s, its captivating details include stained-glass windows, marble floors and lofty ceilings. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Park
“Park with a dining area, cheap shopping and a variety of souvenirs with rooms in the way of Vietnam The park is located right next to Bui Vien street”
  • 35 locals recommend
Park
“Leafy public park featuring manicured gardens, a Buddhist temple, play areas & sports facilities. Favorite places by the youth and the elderly to hold any outdoor activity ”
  • 32 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Pizza Place
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“The beauty of Saigon was once inspired by French architectures during the last century. As a desire to bring back the resonance of the immemorial Saigon. Not only delicious pizzas but also great experiences in the poetic space here. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
General College & University
“one of the highest tower in Viet Nam, you can go to the EON51 Cafe, which is The Highest Café – Restaurant – Bar in Saigon. ... consecutive levels 50-51-52 of Bitexco Financial Tower”
  • 96 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Bar
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“Bui Vien Street is the main street of the so called ‘backpackers area’ of Ho Chi Minh City. Here you find a wide variety of inexpensive restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and hotels/hostels. While being seated at one of the places you can soak up the local lifestyle and culture. You can shop, dine and party on Bui Vien Street. The total ‘backpackers area’ consist of roughly four streets and some small interconnecting alleys. To have dinner here is very affordable and will cost you around VND 100-200.000 (US$ 4-8), for this amount you will have a decent meal including a drink. The options vary from Vietnamese, Indian, Italian to Chinese and Western. On Bui Vien street you also find many bars that offer drinks with a view of the busy city life. Depending on the location you can have a beer for VND 10.000 to VND 80.000 (US$ 0.5-3). Besides this there are many souvenir shops that sell affordable gifts ranging from paintings, statues to clothing and bags. As this is the heart of the city centre it can easily be reached by foot or taxi and almost all locals in here speak English. It gets busiest from early evening, around 18:00, with the many bars and pubs popular until 02:00 or even later. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Nguyen Hue walking street is one of the most famous places in Ho Chi Minh City”
  • 70 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This is the famous Banh Mi (pork sandwhich) in HCMC. Highly rated and recommended by many food blogs. It's a tiny little food stall with several women working real fast.The queue is typically really long but moves quickly. Address: 26 Le Thi Rieng Street, Ben Thanh, D1, HCMC. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“One of my most favourite skybar in town with a great view to the city centre.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“ It is a rustic garden sited on the rooftop of the city center, where people can enjoy the deliciousness of foods and tea with affordable price. ”
  • 54 locals recommend