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Six places not to be missed in District 3

District 3 is located next to District 1 which is the center of Saigon. District 3 also has been ranked #18 among the 50 coolest neighborhoods in the world by Time Out magazine. A vibrant city with a good location always attracts the majority of domestic and international tourists.


SILA would like to reveal 06 places that you definitely cannot miss out on when coming to District 3 as well as the address for apartment rent in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.

1/ Turtle Lake


Turtle lake has a very prime location which is right at the border of District 3 and District 1. For a very long time, turtle lake has always been one of the most favorite dating places for young people in Saigon. From the turtle lake, it only takes a few minutes to walk to easily visit Notre Dame Cathedral, Diamond Plaza, Post Office, and Opera House.

Coming to the turtle lake, you have come to the food paradise in Saigon. Full of snack stores around the lake which is loved by young people. Must be listed are baked rice paper, mixed rice paper, grilled chicken eggs, fried fish balls, peach tea, avocado cream. It is great, isn’t it? Let’s explore Turtle Lake.

2/ Vinh Nghiem Pagoda


Don’t miss out on this pagoda, this is an ancient pagoda that was built in 1964 and completed in 1971. The pagoda has a very large campus with a series of massive architecture inside such as Tam Quan Gate, Central area (including Presbytery, lecture hall, classroom, library …), Quan The Am Tower, Xa Loi Community Tower, Vinh Nghiem Stone Tower

The moment you enter the pagoda gate, visitors will feel calm and peaceful, totally different with vibrant as what the visitors have often seen in Saigon.

3/ Tan Dinh Church


Dressed in a lovely pinky shirt, Tan Dinh church is always the place that attracts all domestic and international tourists every time visiting District 3. Coming here, visitors will be overwhelmed by the delicate design, impressive statue, and originality. The domes make up the main tower and the two auxiliary towers are covered with fish scale tiles, which are beautifully decorated.

This explains why this place is always a “check-in” spot among young Saigonese. Stop by the church if you want to listen to the chime of the church bell ringing and melodious in the heart of this bustling city and don’t forget to take a photo at Tan Dinh church.

4/ Southern Women’s Museum


The Southern Women’s Museum is a place to honor the traditional core values of Southern women. In the middle of the museum’s campus is the monument “Southern Mother” wearing a Ba Ba, a traditional scarf on the neck. Her face is very gentle but still exudes the personality of the heroic women – determination, faithfulness, resourcefulness.

The museum displays documents of costumes, jewelry, and professions such as silk weaving, mat weaving. This also displays the revolutionary of heroic women during the war to preserve and educate future generations about the patriotism and good traditions of Vietnam women. You should come to visit and learn more about the hospitality of Southern women.

5/ War Museum


This place saves the proofs of the Vietnamese sturdy history in the heart of Saigon. Currently, there are more than 20,000 documents and artifacts about the war against the US Army. Coming to the museum, all visitors will be relived in the years of the war, defending independence, democracy, and great love for the Vietnamese people. This is a historical silence in the vibrant Saigon, so don’t miss out on this place!

6/ The Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City


On the campus of the Archdiocese is an old house that is well-known as a Chapel. The house is over 200 years old is made entirely of valuable wood, the frame is extremely linked together without any screws. For sure this will be an interesting stop in District 3 for tourists.

So, SILA has finished sharing 6 places that any tourists should not miss out on when come to visit  District 3. And of course, there are many, many more attractions waiting for you to explore there. Therefore, if you come to visit District 3 and need a reference about the serviced apartment in District 3, please don’t hesitate to contact SILA immediately.

SILA has a total of 217 luxury serviced apartments, located at 21 Ngo Thoi Nhiem, Vo Thi Sau Ward, District 3, HCMC. With the desire of bringing trust and happiness to each guest, the SILA team always tries to improve the services day by day even in the smallest service.

Coming to SILA is not only a place to stay but also a place for you to feel clear about the warmth and hospitality of the Vietnamese people. No matter where you are, SILA Urban Living will help you feel like you are living in your most familiar, comfortable home.

Apart from the basic facilities, join us at our beloved Cocotte Bistro to satisfy your cravings. Cocotte Bistro to satisfy your cravings. Explore a menu serving Traditional and Authentic Bistro food from one of Saigon’s most exciting new restaurants and a bar where guests can hang out after stressful working. Especially the spa, the gym with fully modern equipment. At SILA, you will be deep in the paradise of dining, relaxing and a beautiful outdoor swimming pool of 20m length and many other facilities waiting for your experience.

If you are looking for a serviced apartment in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, please do not hesitate to call us for more information and assistance.

SILA Urban Living

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