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Ho Chi Minh City: Sai Gon City Half Day Tour

1. Ho Chi Minh City: Sai Gon City Half Day Tour

Brief Itinerary Perfect way to discover the most bustling Saigon and their culture as well as history. •Notre Dame Cathedral •Saigon Post Office •Reunification Palace •War museum •Local market (if enough time)

Saigon: Private Half-Day Car Tour of Ho Chi Minh City

2. Saigon: Private Half-Day Car Tour of Ho Chi Minh City

Explore the fascinating city of Saigon, also known as Ho Chi Minh City, on this half-day tour. Travel in comfort in your private, air-conditioned car, and learn about the city's landmarks with your helpful guide. Meet your guide at your hotel, and head first to the Ban Thanh Market. Snap photos of the lively market's activities, or take the opportunity to buy kitchen equipment, souvenirs, garments, fruit, and many other foods. Next, pay a visit to the neo-Romanesque Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, which dates from the 19th century. Keep an eye out for local couples taking their pre-wedding shots at this beautiful basilica, officially known as the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception. Admire the surprising architecture at your next stop, the Saigon Central Post Office. Hear how the building is often mistakenly attributed to Gustave Eiffel, even though it was designed by Alfred Foulhoux. Then, it's decision time. Choose between the War Remnants Museum to learn more about the American War in Vietnam, or the Reunification Palace. Also known as the Independence Palace, the latter site is a landmark of Saigon history and architecture, which once served as the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Finally, end your tour at the Jade Emperor Pagoda. See the local worshippers in prayer for their careers, love, and fertility. Enjoy this taste of Taoist worship culture, before being dropped off back at your hotel.

Saigon: Half-Day Guided City Tour and Jade Emperor Pagoda

3. Saigon: Half-Day Guided City Tour and Jade Emperor Pagoda

On this half-day tour, discover the beautiful city of Saigon, also known as Ho Chi Minh City.Learn with a professional guide about relevant information on the city's highlights as you ride in comfort in your own private, air-conditioned car. Pick a morning or afternoon half-day tour to find the best way to learn about Saigon's culture and history in thriving Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's main commercial hub. The most fascinating sights that Ho Chi Minh City has to offer will be highlighted by our guide. Discover the bustling city of Saigon while riding a cyclo, an ancient mode of transportation in Vietnam. Explore magnificent French colonial architecture, such as the Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica and the old Saigon Central Post Office. Take a trip to the Jade Emperor Pagoda. This temple dates back centuries and is designed in the manner of a Chinese temple. Enjoy your visit to the War Remnants Museum, where you may view a huge collection of relics, pictures, and photos from the Second Indochina War. Taste typical dishes such as Pho, Beef Noodles, and Vermicelli and shop at Ben Thanh Market. After the trip ends, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Combine Cu Chi Tunnels and City Tour in 1 Day

4. Combine Cu Chi Tunnels and City Tour in 1 Day

Brief Itinerary •Pick up at your hotel and drive to Cu Chi (60km – 1,5 hours) •Visit Lacquer workshop •Upon arrival, watch a documentary film •Discover special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms, storage, weapons factories, field hospitals and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. •Discover an underground town • Discover many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels and learning more about the handmade weapon and traps •Visit rice paper workshop •Taste special tea and tapioca (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served. Having lunch with beef noodle or chicken noodle in a local restaurant in center of district 1. After your lunch, another tour guide will come to pick you up at local restaurant, then visit: •Notre Dame Cathedral •Saigon Post Office •Reunification Palace •War museum •Local Market (Flexible/ If have enough time)

Private Saigon City Tour with Car Pick-Up from Phu My Port

5. Private Saigon City Tour with Car Pick-Up from Phu My Port

On this tour of Saigon visit some of the cities notable landmarks in a comfortable air-conditioned van. First, visit the Ben Thanh market. This market was built in 1914, and also the first must-see attraction for tourist to take many lively pictures of local market activities. You can find out many things in the market including kitchen equipment, souvenirs, garments, foods, fruits, and more. Explore the bustling market and see the vast number of goods the market has to offer. After the market head to the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica. This beautiful basilica was designed in the 1870s by a French architect J.Bourad and demonstrates neo-Romanesque architecture with materials imported from France. It is also called as “Saigon church” or “Virgin Mary church” and a favorite place for local couples to take pre-wedding photo shot. Your tour of the famous landmarks of the city will continue with a visit to the Saigon Central Post Office built in 1891 before heading to the War Remnants Museum or the Reunification Palace. IF you are a history lover and want to know more about the American war in Vietnam you might want to visit the War Remnants Museum. The Reunification offers a different option to look at the history of Saigon while exploring the architecture of the palace. Then head to the Jade Emperor Pagoda. Built in 1909 by the Chinese community, it’s the most impressive spiritual place for local worshippers to pray for their career or love, especially for having babies. Visit here is a great chance for you to discover the traditional Asian worship culture. After that, you will have lunch at the local restaurant.

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What people are saying about Jade Emperor Pagoda

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 77 reviews

Lockie from Kim Tours made sure we were entertained and having fun all day! He gave us a history lesson, sang in English, Chinese, and Spanish, and made sure each person had time to get the photos and videos they wanted!Highly recommend! Don't think I could've done this solo

We got stuck in traffic and started late, but that’s Ho Chi Minh City for you - full of motor bikes! Loved the time spent in understanding the history of the place. Although would have liked if it were a walking tour.

Great trip! The weather didn’t want to cooperate but our guide (Mr. Quỳnh) was amazing and got use some ponchos so we could finish the tour!

The guide was very attentive, responded to all needs and could tell a lot, especially about the history and development of Vietnam.

Harry was excellent. He spoke english very well and had a great attitude. I'd recommend him to anyone!