Take a look at the most beautiful and unique famous architectural works in Saigon

Saigon is famous for its unique architectural works that attract domestic and foreign tourists to visit every time they have the opportunity to visit the city named after Uncle. So which are the famous architectural works in Saigon? Let’s find out with Vinlove through the following article.

Famous buildings in Saigon 

Here are the top 8 most beautiful architectural works in Ho Chi Minh City you can refer to:


1. Notre Dame Cathedral

– Address: No. 1 Paris Commune, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

The famous architecture in Saigon that attracts the most visitors is Notre Dame Cathedral located in District 1. The church is designed according to European-style French architecture with extremely sophisticated lines. The highlight of Notre Dame is the rose-red walls, stained glass, and steel frame imported from France. Visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, you can also freely check in virtual life with beautiful pictures shimmering all day and night. In particular, the church is very close when moving to the famous snack streets in Saigon with all kinds of fried dough, crab soup, mixed rice paper, baked goods… Notre Dame Cathedral is the ideal destination to visit. visit, have fun and discover Saigon cuisine day and night. Famous architectural works in Saigon - Notre Dame CathedralThe unique architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral. Photo: @dothuydung969


2. Independence Palace

– Address: No. 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Independence Palace is a work of great historical significance built by the French. This famous building is designed in a unique architectural style of East Asia and modern harmony. Overall, the Independence Palace has a Cat-shaped design with the meaning of bringing good things and luck. Independence Palace was built on campus up to 120,000ha wide and 26m high. The interior consists of 3 floors with 2 mezzanines and a terrace with straight-line architecture. Visiting the Independence Palace, visitors will admire the unique architecture and visit the relics displayed through historical periods. In addition, when visiting the Independence Palace, you can also pose for a photo as a souvenir both outside and inside with beautiful architecture. Famous architectural works in Saigon - Independence PalaceIndependence Palace attracts tourists when coming to Saigon. Photo: @huyynguyen.20


3. Opera House

– Address: No. 7 Cong Truong Lam Son Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

The Opera House is a famous architectural work in Saigon that you should not miss when you have the opportunity to visit the city named after Uncle Ho. The theater is the venue for major art shows and is also a tourist attraction in Saigon. Ho Chi Minh City Opera House was designed by a French architect, featuring architecture and sculpture. The facade of the theater inherits the architecture of the Petit Palais museum (Paris, France). All reliefs, decorative patterns and the interior of the theater are painted by French painters. Besides the modern lighting and sound system, the 2nd floor of the theater can accommodate up to 1,800 seats. The Opera House is one of the typical cultural and architectural works that you should not miss when you have the opportunity to travel to Saigon. Famous architectural works in Saigon - Opera HouseVisit and live virtual at Saigon Opera House. Photo: justfly


4. Vietnam Quoc Tu 

– Address: No. 244 Ba Thang Hai Street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City 

The famous architectural works in Ho Chi Minh City are next named Vietnam Quoc Tu, which is a large temple in Saigon. Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda was built in 2014 and officially inaugurated in 2017, impressive with modern Vietnamese Buddhist architecture. Not only famous for its unique architecture, Vietnam Quoc Tu is also the temple that owns many “firsts” such as: The temple has the largest area in Saigon with 11,000m2, has the tallest tower, located on If you are looking for a beautiful and quiet place to visit, then Vietnam Quoc Tu is the top ideal destination that you should visit once. Famous architectural works in Saigon - Vietnam Quoc TuBeautiful check-in at Vietnam Quoc Tu. Photo: travelsgcc


5. Central Post Office  

– Address: No. 2 Paris Commune, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Central Post Office is an architectural work of Saigon with bold Eastern and Western designs combined. This is also one of the most special architectural works in Saigon, typical of the Renaissance period in our country. The highlight of Saigon Central Post Office is the three-story building with a large clock on the main door and rows of curved windows. The ceiling of the building is designed to stand out with beautiful patterns. The Central Post Office is a famous structure that has existed in Saigon for hundreds of years and has become a familiar destination for many tourists. Famous architectural works in Saigon - Central Post OfficeVirtual Living at the central post office of Saigon. (Photo @albeee_t)


6. Ben Thanh Market  

– Address: Le Loi Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

It would be a big mistake to mention famous architectural works in Saigon and ignore the Ben Thanh market. The most impressive feature of the architecture of Ben Thanh market is the image of a clock-like Big Ben in England. Ben Thanh Market attracts tourists to visit and take pictures with its unique architecture. Besides, with a large area of ​​up to 13,000m2, Ben Thanh market is also a place to sell all kinds of fashion items, handicrafts, souvenirs, and fruits. Take a walk around the market to learn about the bustling shopping scene and enjoy the attractive snacks of Saigon right in the market.Famous architectural works in Saigon - Ben Thanh marketUnique architecture of Ben Thanh market. Photo: justfly


7. Thu Thiem Tunnel

– Address: East – West Avenue, District 1, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City

Thu Thiem Tunnel is also known as Saigon River Tunnel – the most unique architectural work in Saigon. Thu Thiem Tunnel was built with the aim of minimizing traffic congestion on the East-West Highway. This structure is designed with all 6 lanes to make traffic more convenient during rush hour. Thu Thiem tunnel is 1,490m long and connected to Thu Thiem side at T13 road. The entrance to the tunnel has a U-shaped design of 400m long and the mouth of the tunnel is 720m long. To ensure security in the cellar, the designer gave the lid 49 cameras and 37 emergency exits and many phone boxes. Thu Thiem Tunnel is a famous architectural work in Ho Chi Minh City that you should definitely visit once to visit and admire the beautiful scenery here. Famous architectural works in Saigon - Thu Thiem TunnelArchitecture of Thu Thiem Tunnel


8. Headquarters of the People’s Committee

– Address: No. 86 Le Thanh Ton, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

The headquarters of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, built during the French colonial period, used to be the working place of the capital’s government. This architectural work is impressive with a view overlooking the beautiful Saigon River. The headquarters of the People’s Committee is designed with a high and pointed the main tower. On both sides of the tower floor is the opposite roof, the right side of the building is lower with the remaining sides. The building is impressive with European architecture and decorated in Baroque and Rococo styles. The most prominent are the reliefs on the building with the image of the goddess Marianne. At night, the headquarters of the People’s Committee becomes extremely prominent and shimmering, attracting tourists to visit and live virtual. Famous architectural works in Saigon - the headquarters of the People's CommitteeThe headquarters of the People’s Committee is beautiful and sparkling at night


Above are the famous architectural works in Saigon that are most popular with tourists today. Hope to help you choose for yourself the most beautiful attractions and check-in in Ho Chi Minh City. Don’t forget to refer to: Saigon travel experience .

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