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When coming here, the first thing for travelers to consider is the sightseeings must-see in Saigon.  You will be impressed by its characteristics of Saigon – Vietnam’s most modern city. Saigon has the hustle and bustle of a very active young city and is ready to welcome new things.

 

There will be many interesting things in Saigon that you want to be discovered, but today the Backpackers Vietnam Team will share with you some interesting experiences and places. You can fit a lot of sightseeing into one afternoon.

1. Water Bus Saigon river

This is a brand new way to see Saigon from district 1 to Thủ Đức district. With cool air and a low price, you will be satisfied with this service. But the tickets are limited and easily sold out.

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Address: 

  • Main station: Bạch Đằng Station (10B Tôn Đức Thắng Street, Bến Nghé, District 1, Hồ Chí Minh city)
  •  Center station: Bình An station, Thanh Đa station, Hiệp Bình Chánh station
  • Ending station: Linh Đông station

Price: 

  • 1 way: 15,000 VND ~ 1$
  • Round-trip: 30,000VND ~1,5$

Hotline: 1900 63 68 30

Rate: 8/10

Visit Website:  www.saigonwaterbus.com.vn

2. Landmark 81 Skyview

You can see the whole city of Vietnam’s highest building (461,2m). This place also offers VR extreme games and sky touch. But the price is quite expensive. 

Address: Landmark 81 Tower – 720A Điện Biên Phủ, Ward 22, Bình Thạnh District, Hồ Chí Minh city

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Price: 

  • Adult: 810,000 VND ~ 35$
  • Children (1m-1,4m): 405,000VND~18$
  • Children (<1m): Free 

 

Hotline: 0981 601 620

Rate: 8/10

Visit Website: https://www.landmark81skyview.com/homepage

3. Ho Thi Ky Flower Market

This is definitely one of the sightseeings must-see in Saigon!

This market is a place for wholesales of flowers. You can see all kinds of beautiful and gorgeous flowers here. There are some inconveniences for you. The ground is wet and slippery, Ho Thi Ky Flower Market is always crowded. The pathway is a little bit narrow and you can be stolen here. 

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Address: 57 Ho Thi Ky, Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City

 

Rate: 7,5/10

4. Water puppet showed the golden dragon

This is the traditional culture of Vietnam, and also a part of sightseeings must-see in Saigon. You can watch a lot of professional artists and show them here.  

You can understand the special features of Vietnamese culture and it’s like going back in time, a show from the past. This show is definitely something that you have never seen before and it is very interesting.

 

Address: 55B Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, District 1, Hồ Chí Minh city

 

Price: 10$ (250,000 VND)

 

Hotline: 028 3930 2196

 

7,5/10

5. Hao Si Phuong Alley

Houses with ancient architecture mixed with modern and eye-catching colors are the main highlight of the alley. This is a combination of Vietnam and China’s Culture. 

You can watch a peaceful life and side of Saigon. Outside, Tran Hung Dao street is noisy and vibrant, but when you step into, the alley is a very quiet and gentle space. And you can just only go around and see things only. It is also hard to find this place. 

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Address:  206/17 Trần Hưng Đạo street, W. 11, Dis 5, Hồ Chí Minh city

 

7,5/10

6. Collectors Market

You can find this place by the names Cho Ve Chai – The Scraps Market – The Antiques Market – The Collectors Market. Hundreds of people flock to the market in search of bargains for nice, old, unique antiques. This market has an ideal atmosphere to refresh and to know more about the history at the weekend. The location is hard-to-find and practically far from the city center, the place is sometimes over-crowded.

Address: Cao Minh Cafe, 311/27 No Trang Long Street, Ward 13, Binh Thanh District, HCMC

Opening Hours: Every Sunday morning, from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Rate: 8/10

7. Bonsai Dining Cruise

More about sightseeings must-see in Sagon – Bonsai is a cruise on the Saigon River. This is a beautifully restored dragon boat. You can experience a 2-hour trip on Saigon River, enjoy the delicious and delicacy food. The Vietnamese traditional music here is really good, you can also have a chance to meet and have interactive activities with performances. There are some complaints about the price and staff attitude, but it is okay. 

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Address: Win Home Building, Room 501, 13B Street No. 12, Binh An Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Price: >45$

Opening Hours:

Mon – Fri: +84 (0) 28 3620 6265

Sat – Sun: +84 (0) 918 100 506

Rate: 7,5/10

Visit Website: https://www.bonsaicruise.com/

8. Saigon Outcast

Inside Saigon Outcast, there are simply 3 containers that are placed and stacked. The surrounding is surrounded by low walls, full of colorful graffiti painting. This is definitely a space to connect art lovers. You can experience the multi-culture environment right in the land of Saigon. 

A comfortable environment and space that gives people the freedom to create and do what they like. There are a lot of foreigners here. It owns many activities: F&B, climbing, skateboarding,… The price is slightly expensive. This is also on the top of sightseeings must-see in Saigon. 

Address: No. 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, VN

Price: ~10$ (VND 250,000)

Hotline: 090 236 57 80

Rate: 8/10

 

Visit Website: https://www.saigonoutcast.com/

 

Backpackers Vietnam


*Notes: List of “8 sightseeings must-see in Saigon” above is compiled by Backpackers Vietnam for the reference purpose as a third party of providing helpful information to members & readers. We research and pick the best local tours in Saigon based on our internal data with the aim to show you the best of Vietnam. No advertisement purpose. We don’t take responsibility for incorrect information and change of Tours or Businesses that may happen.

For Tour companies & owners in the list above, please feel free to contact us at [email protected] to make amendments if any.