Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City as a colorful, glamorous, energetic and friendly urban, is the regional and national center of economy, education, culture-tourism, and science-technology. Taking Saigon City tours offered by Vietnam Travel, you not only make it to famous landmarks of the city, but also discover the hidden charm of South Vietnam.
Vietnam Travel will lead you to the War Remnants Museum or formerly known as the Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes, which saves the Vietnamese heroic testimony in wars against the forces of aggression, and to denounce the crimes and highlight the devastating consequences of aggression wars. The museum was opened to the public on 04 September 1975.
The War Remnants Museum – South Vietnam
As your Saigon tour guided by Vietnam Express Travel goes on, you will be pottering around two famous architectural works side by side right at the city center – City Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral. Saigon Central Post Office is one of the typical mansions of the city, located at No. 2, the Paris Commune Square, District 1. It was built under the French according to the design of French architect Villedieu. This over 120-year-old architecture brings a touch of European style harmoniously combined with Asian decor.
Notre Dame Cathedral is an iconic architectural masterpiece, contributing to the fabulous image of Ho Chi Minh City. It also notes the introduction, exchange and cultural variables together with East – West architecture, and serves as a fantastic destination to visit during Saigon city tours.
Independence Palace, also known as the Reunification Palace is one of the most famous buildings in Saigon, luring a great many tourists. This is a unique structure associated with many significant historical events of the country – South Vietnam
After lunch, Vietnam Express Travel will show you around Cu Chi Tunnels. The Cu Chi Tunnels is located 70km northwest of Saigon downtown. Away from noisy city life that features a tsunami of fast-moving vehicles, continually flashed traffic lights, sky-blocked tall buildings and other nuisances, Cu Chi Tunnels tours will truly be a trip to discover the peaceful countryside.
As a Vietcong army base during Vietnam wars, with being nearly 200 km long, the tunnels were designed extremely complicated, tangled, whose chambers and rooms are sophisticatedly connected to one another, including commander tunnels, kitchens, infirmaries, leisure rooms, ambulance chambers, wells, etc. with 3 or 4 floors. Also, it’s even linked to the Saigon River. With those uninterrupted connections, Cu Chi seems like a huge underground city.
During your Cu Chi tunnel tour, you can also witness the crude homemade weapons, bamboo traps, crawls inside the tunnels, and see the locals making rice paper and traditional rice wine. In addition, you will have the opportunity to try shooting at the shooting site in the tunnel (self-paid expenses).
Enjoying boiled cassava dotted with rustic sesame salt, and an aromatic cup of hot tea, as the local specialties in Cu Chi Defense area, will offer you a peaceful rest after crawling, rolling and clambering through the tunnels.
Just a day tour of Saigon – Cu Chi with Vietnam Express Travel will surely leave you a host of unforgettable memories about the South Vietnam.
Hidden charm of South Vietnam
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