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Saigon Sky Deck

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Towering above Saigon's skyline, the Bitexco Financial Tower offers a bird's eye view of the city and surrounding area.

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It was Vietnam’s tallest building when it opened in 2011, before the creatively named 72-storey Landmark 72 in Hanoi surpassed it in 2012. It’ll hold the title until (we’re not kidding) Landmark 81 opens in Ho Chi Minh City with 81-storeys. You don’t need Freud to understand that the battle between the North and the South continues to this day.

Now that is a view. Photo taken in or around Saigon Sky Deck, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam by Cindy Fan.

Now that is a view. Photo: Cindy Fan

But back to lowly ol’ Bitexco Financial Tower, for now Ho Chi Minh City’s tallest building, a mere 68 floors. A 360 degree uncluttered view from an enclosed public observation deck awaits on the 48th floor (178m high).

The ticket office/entrance is located on the side of the building at the corner of Hai Trieu and Ho Tung Mau St, which is just off of Ham Nghi St near the river. The admission/elevator ride costs 200,000 dong, children (4-12 years) or seniors 130,000 dong. Children under 3 years old ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)

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