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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Market
“Address: Le Loi street, district 01, HCMC. Bến Thành Market (Vietnamese: Chợ Bến Thành) is a large marketplace in central Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam in District 1. The market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of Ho Chi Minh City, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts, textiles, áo dài and souvenirs, as well as local cuisine.”
  • 193 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Museum
“Address: 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, district 01, HCMC. Independence Palace (Dinh Độc Lập), also known as Reunification Palace (Vietnamese: Dinh Thống Nhất), built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, is a landmark in Saigon, Vietnam. It was designed by architect Ngô Viết Thụ and was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. It was the site of the end of the Vietnam War during the Fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975, when a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through its gates.”
  • 166 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Department Store
“Takashimaya is Japanese department store, provided a wide range of products from Japan, Europe, and the US for mostly middle and upper-class shoppers, the five-storey department. A lot of shops to be dotted in the building takashimaya-vn.com/en”
  • 74 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the most popular sky bar in Saigon because of its expansive glowing outdoor bar section offering views over Saigon. This 1,000-square meter bar comes with Western-style decoration. There is a walk-in liquor cabinet, which displays more than 300 types of brands, in the sleek dining area. Every day, a Vietnamese or international DJ plays music starting at 9:30 PM. Last but not least, don’t forget to dress up if you decide to go to Chill Skybar as they have a strict dress code.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Opera House
“The restored three-storey 800-seat Opera House was built in 1897 and is used for staging not only opera but also a wide range of performing arts including ballet, musical concerts, Vietnamese traditional dance and plays. Performances are advertised around the building and information can be found in the state-operated tourist information centre close by.”
  • 91 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Pub
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“Located in the heart of District 1, Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao and De Tham are the destinations of dust tourists when visiting the most crowded city of Vietnam, West Saigon is always bustling with visitors from The West Road is not only home to foreigners but also tourists in the country. Here your first impression will be the noisy and bustling with all kinds of languages, all skin color.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Museum
“Housed in a grand colonial-era mansion, Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum holds an impressive collection of art from Vietnam and beyond. Paintings (on silk and in oils), sculpture, ceramics and lacquerware all feature. You can view contemporary works by some of Vietnam’s most important artists, as well as historical pieces, some dating from as far back as the fourth century. Cham art from the seventh to the 14th centuries is also on display. The yellow and white mansion is a work of art in itself; built in the early 1930s, its captivating details include stained-glass windows, marble floors and lofty ceilings. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The beauty of Saigon was once inspired by French architectures during the last century. As a desire to bring back the resonance of the immemorial Saigon. Not only delicious pizzas but also great experiences in the poetic space here. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Park
“Park with a dining area, cheap shopping and a variety of souvenirs with rooms in the way of Vietnam The park is located right next to Bui Vien street”
  • 35 locals recommend
Park
“Leafy public park featuring manicured gardens, a Buddhist temple, play areas & sports facilities. Favorite places by the youth and the elderly to hold any outdoor activity ”
  • 33 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Bar
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“Bui Vien Street is the main street of the so called ‘backpackers area’ of Ho Chi Minh City. Here you find a wide variety of inexpensive restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and hotels/hostels. While being seated at one of the places you can soak up the local lifestyle and culture. You can shop, dine and party on Bui Vien Street. The total ‘backpackers area’ consist of roughly four streets and some small interconnecting alleys. To have dinner here is very affordable and will cost you around VND 100-200.000 (US$ 4-8), for this amount you will have a decent meal including a drink. The options vary from Vietnamese, Indian, Italian to Chinese and Western. On Bui Vien street you also find many bars that offer drinks with a view of the busy city life. Depending on the location you can have a beer for VND 10.000 to VND 80.000 (US$ 0.5-3). Besides this there are many souvenir shops that sell affordable gifts ranging from paintings, statues to clothing and bags. As this is the heart of the city centre it can easily be reached by foot or taxi and almost all locals in here speak English. It gets busiest from early evening, around 18:00, with the many bars and pubs popular until 02:00 or even later. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“The food is great paired with a really good vibe from the open atmosphere and colorful lanterns of the restaurant. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“One of the oldest place that sells Banh mi in HCM, there's almost a line any time you walk by.”
  • 82 locals recommend
General College & University
“The Bitexco Financial Tower is an unmistakable landmark. Make sure to visit the Sky Deck to enjoy the views of this buzzing city. ”
  • 98 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Lounge
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“Nguyen Hue walking street is one of the most famous places in Ho Chi Minh City”
  • 70 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“One of my most favourite skybar in town with a great view to the city centre.”
  • 37 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“The beauty of Saigon was once inspired by French architectures during the last century. As a desire to bring back the resonance of the immemorial Saigon. Not only delicious pizzas but also great experiences in the poetic space here. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“The food is great paired with a really good vibe from the open atmosphere and colorful lanterns of the restaurant. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“Recommend dish: Che suong sa hat luu (sweet bean desert); Com Tam (rice with grilled pork chop).”
  • 54 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open-air rooftop with its very impressive garden which boasts stands of corn, lemongrass and other herbs and vegetables. It also offers a stunning view of downtown, particularly in the evening. The food on offer is very traditional Vietnamese, and many of the items on the menu will be recognizable to most. The difference here is the quality of the product and its impeccable presentation.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
“L‘Usine stocks a unisex collection of contemporary fashion, combined with an art gallery and one of the coolest coffee shops in Ho Chi Minh City on the second floor. This is a great place to pop into for a coffee, lunch, drink or a snack, it also contains a concept store retailing emerging Vietnamese labels as well as contributions from abroad”
  • 39 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Upscale vegetarian restaurant with amazing service and food. Please book before coming. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Brewery
“In Ho Chi Minh City, Pasteur Street Brewing Company is one of the pioneers in the craft beer scene with a plethora of international beer awards under its belt and a growing reputation throughout the world for their quality brews. The brewery combines American craft brewing techniques with unique Vietnamese ingredients to produce distinct tipples like their passionfruit wheat ale, coffee porter made with coffee from the Da Lat region, and IPAs flavoured with ingredients like jasmine and pomelo.”
  • 38 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Fancy some American style BBQ and craft beer? It’s time to head to Quan Ut Ut! This BBQ restaurant is well-known by both locals and expats in Saigon. If you get lost in their big menu, go for the combo or ask for recommendations. Ribs are the superstar dishes at Quan Ut Ut.”
  • 27 locals recommend

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