Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is considered one of the biggest cities in Vietnam where has many great attractions and diverse cuisines. Saigon not only attracts foreign tourists but also domestic tourists. The old Saigon people often say: “Eat – District 5, Stay – District 3, Play – District 1”. Located at district 3, SILA Urban Living is proud of to be a perfect place for your stay even on your business trip or travelling.
In the following, we would like to share about 7 best places in Saigon that you should not miss while staying at SILA Urban Living!
1. Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral can be considered as the symbol of Ho Chi Minh City with its unique architecture that combines Roman and Gothic architectural styles. Notre Dame Cathedral is located in the heart of the city, the campus around the church is the place with the most beautiful scenery and a peaceful garden setting in the middle of downtown Saigon.
In addition, this is also the church that owns the largest bells in Vietnam. You can visit this unique architecture with no admission fee. It’s great, isn’t it? Do not miss this place if you come to Saigon.
2. Independence Palace
You can visit the Independence Palace during the daytime. This is also a unique historical architecture of Vietnam, combining the ideas behind Western architecture and oriental feng shui. Before 1975, this was the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam, which is similar to the white house of the United State President. In coming here, visitors will see firsthand the items from the old regime and many remnants of the war against the United State by Vietnamese people.
3. Ben Thanh Market
Ben Thanh Market is also one of the symbols of Saigon. 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!
4. The Ao Dai Museum
The Ao Dai Museum is the place to tell the story of the Ao Dai – traditional Vietnamese costumes. It’s not only one of the cultural symbols of Vietnam, Ao Dai is also a symbol of Vietnamese women hidden beauty. If you are a foreign visitor, you should give a try for wearing Ao Dai once. We are sure you will look dashing in your photos and bring great memories back home.
5. The Fito Museum of Traditional Medicine
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.
6. 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.
7. Nguyen Hue Walking Street
If you intend to come to Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, the evening will be the most ideal time to fully enjoy the bustling atmosphere of this neighborhood. This place was built in April 2015. With a length of 670m and width of 64m stretching from the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City to Bach Dang wharf.
Nguyen Hue Walking Street is invested with many items such as lights, fountains, trees. This place will be very crowded every weekend with many entertainment activities like street art performances, photography exhibitions and New Year countdown in a very open 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 that you should stay at hotels or service apartments near the center of Ho Chi Minh City for convenient and affordable travel!
SILA Urban Living – The idyllic location to visit the Saigon attractions
Located at the perfect location, adjacent to most of the famous tourist destinations mentioned above, you will be conveniently in moving between the attractions and the accommodation. In particular, living space should be comfortable, comfortable and rental fee must be matched with the budget and support the maximum amenities for domestic and foreign tourists.
SILA Urban Living is a luxury serviced apartment-hotel with a total of 217 rooms located at 21 Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City. With the aspiration to bring peace, comfort and happiness to each guest, SILA Urban Living staffs always try their best to improve their service everyday even in the smallest one.
SILA is not only a place to stay, but also a good place for you to experience the authentic culture and hospitality of the Vietnamese people. Wherever you come from, SILA will help you feel as comfortable as if you are living in your own home.
Besides the living facilities, SILA also has No.21 Restaurant and Bar where you can enjoy rich cuisine which is blended of European and Asian flavors in a cozy yet luxurious space. The restaurant is one of the most amazing new restaurants in Saigon. SILA Urban Living is also proud of its gym system that is fully equipped with the newest and most modern equipment in Vietnam. The 20-metre outdoor swimming pool is also a familiar meeting place for the residents, treated with natural salt electrolysis for your health benefits such as softer hair and skin, clear, non-itchy eyes.
If you are looking for a serviced apartment in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, do not hesitate to contact us!
SILA Urban Living
Hotline: +84 28 39 300 800