Find a great hotels near the Ho Chi Minh Airport that you can rest and relax at after checking out the sights of Ho Chi Minh.
Museum Of History (bao Tang Lich Su)
Museum Of History (bao Tang Lich Su)Distance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 2.6mi / 4.2km
It first opened its doors in 1929. The Museum houses a unique collection of artefacts from Vietnam’s two thousand years of recorded history. A statue of the Buddha with 1,000 eyes and 1,000 arms is also part of this superb collection.
Address: Nguyen Binh Khiem (Saigon’s Zoo)
Phone: +84 (0)8298146
Unification/independence Palace (dinh Doc Lap)Distance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 4mi / 6.5km
The former presidential palace, significant for its role in the Vietnam conflict, is a fascinating building preserved almost exactly as it was in 1966.
Emperor Jade Pagoda (den Ngoc Hoang)Distance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 4mi / 6.4km
There are many beautiful pagodas (temples) in Ho Chi Minh, Emperor Jade is considered by many to be the finest and most lavishly decorated. The architectural style is heavily influenced by southern China.
Subway: Dakao, District 1
Cho Lon (chinatown)Distance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 4.9mi / 7.9km
Separated from the main section of the city by the Saigon River, this is one of Saigon’s oldest and most mysterious parts. Don’t miss the overwhelming Binh Tay Market where you’ll get uncanny glimpses into everyday life in Saigon. Touring the bustling place in the morning is a real experience! Cho Lon is also home to some of the best Pagodas in town, Quan Am is the oldest one.
Address: West, District 5
Vinh Nghiem Temple
Vinh Nghiem TempleDistance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 2.7mi / 4.4km
This is southern Vietnam’s most majestic temple.
Address: Cong Ly Boulevard (Nam Ky Khoi Nghia)
Notre Dame CathedralDistance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 4.3mi / 7km
The Catheadral was built by the French in the 19th century, with bricks shipped from Marseille. A taste of France in the heart of Ho Chi Minh Ville!
Address: Duong Nguyen Du, District 1
Cao Dai TempleDistance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 4.9mi / 7.9km
If you have time, a day trip to Tay Ninh, the centre of the Cao Dai religion is fascinating. The breathtaking temple is the main attraction.
Address: Tay Ninh
Fine Arts MuseumDistance from Ho Chi Minh Airport: 4.8mi / 7.8km
Great selection of painting, pottery, sculpture and even weapons.
Address: 97A D Pho Duc Chinh
Phone: +84 (0)8294441