Ho Chi Minh City was officially named in July 1976 when the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam changed its name from Saigon. The name Saigon is still referred to as the semi-official city of this exciting.
Saigon is located in the middle of the rich South. It is the most famous floating city in Viet Nam. Saigon is a major traffic hub connecting the provinces in the region and is the international gateway of the region. Tourism Sai Gon is a place not to be missed for tourists at home and abroad.
Highlights tourist spots in Ho Chi Minh
Independence Hall is an attractive tourist destination in Saigon, one of the nationally recognized architectural monuments, and also the place for the liberation of the South. Here, today become the famous tourist attractions in Saigon are many visitors to visit
Nha Rong Port was the place where young people Nguyen Tat Thanh went out to find a way to save the country in 1911. The port of the Dragon House was rebuilt into the Ho Chi Minh Museum. The famous tourist attraction of Nha Rong wharf has left a number of important historical landmarks in the process of fighting the country and building the country. In it, can not not mention Nguyen Ai Quoc – one of the eldest children of Vietnam.
Notre Dame Cathedral is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh. This is one of the largest Catholic church in Ho Chi Minh City. This famous tourist destination in Saigon has gone through many years of history, still beautiful, splendid and majestic; is considered a masterpiece of urban architecture in Saigon.
Ben Thanh Market is located in the center of the city, since Ben Thanh Market has long been a symbol of Saigon tourism. Not just a place of business, nearly a hundred years ago, this market has become a witness of the changing history of the city, the economic expression of the development of a city. the largest trade and the point of contact between ancient Saigon and now.
Sao Anh Bridge is the first modern pedestrian bridge in Vietnam with sprinkler system running alongside multicolored lights running continuously. Here, as a tourist attraction in Ho Chi Minh City attracts tourists especially young people to have fun here.