What to do: Ho Chi Minh City

What to do: Ho Chi Minh City

On this page: Sights and activities in and around Ho Chi Minh City
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We have 30 sights and attractions listed for Ho Chi Minh City.

Hiking, walking tours and itineraries


Vietnam Vespa Adventures
Vietnam Vespa Adventures

Moving the masses

Sophie’s Art Tour
Sophie’s Art Tour

A journey through Vietnam’s recent history

A day in Cholon
A day in Cholon

Lose yourself

A weekend in Saigon
A weekend in Saigon

Lots to do and plenty to eat.

Temples


Jade Emperor Pagoda
Jade Emperor Pagoda

First comes love, then comes marriage...

Thien Hau Pagoda
Thien Hau Pagoda

Atmospheric

Giac Lam Pagoda
Giac Lam Pagoda

Ho Chi Minh City’s oldest pagoda

Vinh Nghiem Pagoda
Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Tallest Buddhist tower in the city

Tomb of Le Van Duyet
Tomb of Le Van Duyet

An out of the way quiet spot

Museums


Reunification Palace
Reunification Palace

A blast from the past

War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum

A must see

Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum
Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum

Worth a browse—for the building and the art

Ho Chi Minh City Museum
Ho Chi Minh City Museum

If these walls could talk

Ho Chi Minh Museum
Ho Chi Minh Museum

Vietnam's most celebrated figure

Interesting buildings


Saigon Central Post Office
Saigon Central Post Office

Who said post offices were boring?

Markets


Ben Thanh Market
Ben Thanh Market

A Saigon landmark

Binh Tay Market
Binh Tay Market

The largest wholesale market

Art galleries or venues


Theatres


A O Show and Teh Dar at Saigon Opera House
A O Show and Teh Dar at Saigon Opera House

Acrobatics, dance and more

Saigon Opera House
Saigon Opera House

Gorgeous building

Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre
Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre

Quintessential Vietnam experience

Churches


Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral

No hunchback in the bell tower

Cooking classes


GRAIN Cooking Studio
GRAIN Cooking Studio

No spring rolls

Day trips


Mekong Delta Day Tour
Mekong Delta Day Tour

Short and cheap

Cu Chi Tunnels
Cu Chi Tunnels

Underground warfare

Cao Dai Temple, Tay Ninh
Cao Dai Temple, Tay Ninh

Cao Dai's holiest site

Shopping


Shopping in Saigon
Shopping in Saigon

Prepare to spend some dong

Viewpoints


Saigon Sky Deck
Saigon Sky Deck

An expensive viewpoint

Public parks and zoos