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6 Must-See Attractions When Staying at SILA Urban Living

Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is considered one of Vietnam’s largest cities, with numerous great attractions and diverse cuisines. Saigon attracts not only foreign tourists but also domestic tourists. The locals often say: “Eat in District 5, Stay in District 3, Play in District 1.” Located in District 3, SILA Urban Living is proud to be the perfect place for your stay, whether on a business trip or traveling.

In the following, we would like to share the 7 best places in Saigon you should not miss while staying at SILA Urban Living!


1. Independence Palace

Independence Palace

An oval lawn in the front yard of the palace (Source: Vinpearl)


Experience the grandeur of the Independence Palace. This iconic historical site in Vietnam beautifully combines Western architectural influences with oriental Feng Shui. Formerly the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam, it shares similarities with the White House in the United States. As you wander through, you’ll witness relics from the old regime and remnants of the Vietnam War, offering a unique glimpse into the country’s rich history.


2. Ben Thanh Market


Inside Ben Thanh Market, (Source:


Ben Thanh Market is another symbol of Saigon. This market is full of items that are perfect for souvenirs to bring back home. always make sure to bargain when purchasing items here, vendors ask for more than they want to receive because they assume people will bargain. Do not forget to stop by the food stalls with local specialties such as “banh xeo”, “banh canh”, “goi cuon,”  or sip some refreshing iced tea. And do not forget to bargain when shopping here to get the right items at great prices!


3. The Ao Dai Museum

Ao Dai Museum in Ho Chi Minh City

Ao Dai Musuem, (Source:


The Ao Dai Museum is the place to learn about the Ao Dai traditional Vietnamese costumes. The Ao Dai is not only a cultural symbol of Vietnam, but also represents the hidden beauty of Vietnamese women. If you are a foreign visitor, you should definitely try wearing an Ao Dai at least once. We are sure you will look stunning in your photos and create wonderful memories to take back home.


4. The Fito Museum of Traditional Medicine

A room to display Vietnamese traditional medicines and prescriptions. Photo: Nguyen Luan/VNP


As a symbol of Vietnamese traditional medicine, there are more than 3,000 artifacts and hundreds of traditional medicinal plants from the Stone Age of Vietnam. Besides, the museum is also a break between modern and ancient architecture.


5. War Remnants Museum


The War Remnants Museum is one of the most moving sights in Ho Chi Minh City and is dedicated to educating visitors about the atrocities of the Vietnam War. This is one of the most popular museums in all of Vietnam and more than half a million visitors come here every year.

Some of the items on display include old military vehicles like Huey helicopters as well as attack bombers and M48 Patton tanks. Inside you will also find personal memorabilia of victims of the war as well as old photographs.


6. Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Nguyen Hue Walking Street, (Source:


If you plan to visit Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, the evening is the ideal time to enjoy the lively atmosphere. This street was built in April 2015. It spans 670 m in length and 64 m in width. It starts from the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City to Bach Dang wharf.


Nguyen Hue Walking Street is adorned with various features, such as lights, fountains, and trees. It’s very crowded on weekends with numerous entertainment activities. This includes street art performances, photography exhibitions, and New Year countdown celebrations in a vibrant and cheerful atmosphere.


The above is our share of 7 outstanding locations in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, though attractions are not limited to just the above! In addition, there is a tip for you: stay at hotels or service apartments near the center of Ho Chi Minh City for convenient and affordable travel!


SILA Urban Living – Where Lifestyle Meets Harmony



District 3, the home of the luxury serviced apartments at SILA Urban Living. Here we provide:

  • Prime location: SILA Urban Living is located on the main road in the center of District 3. From here, customers can easily get to major places in the city. This location is close to commercial centers, supermarkets, schools, banks, and consulates. Moreover, you can find local bars, cafés and restaurants convenient and reasonable for your personal or business trip.
  • Luxurious and classy space: Built in a modern style, delicate colors, and luxury furniture, SILA Urban Living will give customers the perfect living space, separate from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
  • Fully furnished: SILA Urban Living will provide you with everything you need, including a TV, refrigerator, air conditioner, washing machine, bed, chair, and wardrobe.
  • Guaranteed security: SILA Urban Living serviced apartments in Ho Chi Minh City always have a security team operating 24/7. Each apartment is fitted with CCTV systems and an RFID door lock with magnetic card access, always ensuring absolute safety for guests during their stay.

We hope that the above information from SILA Urban Living serviced apartments in Ho Chi Minh City will help you know the best place to visit right in District 3. Stay with us, and you can live in luxury while exploring nearby destinations.


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