Best Tourist Attractions You Need to Check Out in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

Don’t know where to start exploring Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam? Well, we recommend first hitting the city’s best tourist attractions and then going on with everything else. Here are some of them below.

Saigon Central Post Office

It is unusual for a post office to be a top tourist attraction in any city, but Saigon Central Post Office really deserves this title. The building features an intriguing blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture while also being influenced by styles popular in 19th-century France. Saigon Central Post Office is particularly interesting to tourists thanks to its interior design centered on Asian decorations. 

War Remnants Museum

War Remnants Museum is dedicated to telling the story of Vietnam’s participation in the First Indochina War and the Vietnam War. The museum consists of several themed rooms featuring archival footage, documents, and objects from the period, as well as open-space exhibits of helicopters, battle planes, and weapons.

Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi tunnels played an important part in the Vietnam War due to their role as hiding spots and their importance in communication and transport. Ho Chi Minh City features a 75-mile-long complex of Cu Chi tunnels, which are open to tourists. Visitors can learn more about their use and even crawl around with a tour guide.