Ho Chi Minh Attractions – Location, Opening hours, Admission Fee

Ho Chi Minh Attractions – Location, Opening hours, Admission Fee

Ho Chi Minh City has a load of attractions to visit, from museums to pagodas (temple, church), from markets to walking street, from theaters to amusement parks. Most of the Ho Chi Minh attractions including pagodas, temples, church, post office, markets, parks, walking streets are free. A few museums are free, the others charge 30,000 – 200,000 VND. Tickets for the shows at theaters, amusement parks, and the zoo range between 50,000 and 1,600,000 VND. The followings are all of the information about Ho Chi Minh Attractions – Location, Opening hours, Admission Fee. I hope this blog helps you as much as possible to plan your Ho Chi Minh City Day Trip.

Ho Chi Minh Attractions

Must-see Ho Chi Minh Attractions:

Notre Dame Cathedral, 1 Cong Xa Paris Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:00, 14:00 – 16:00; Free entrance.

Saigon Central Post Office, 2, 125 Cong Xa Paris Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 19:00 on weekdays, 7:00 – 18:00 on Saturday, 8:00 – 18:00 on Sunday; Free entrance.

Independence Palace, 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:30 – 11:00; 13:00 – 16:00; The palace closes sporadically for special events and VIP visits.

War Remnants Museum, 28 Vo Van Tan Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:30 – 18:00; Entrance fee: 40,000 VND.

Ben Thanh Market, Le Loi Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 5:00 – 23:00. Free entrance.

Pagodas:

Emperor Jade Pagoda, 73 Mai Thi Luu Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00; Free entrance.

The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument, 298 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 24/24. Free entrance.

Vinh Nghiem Pagoda, 339 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 18:00; Free entrance.

Phat Hoc Xa Loi Pagoda, 89 Ba Huyen Thanh Quan Street, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 18:00; Free entrance.

Phap Hoa Pagoda, 220A Le Van Sy Street, Ward 14, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 9:00 – 21:00; Free entrance.

Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda, 244 Ba Thang Hai Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 18:00; Free entrance.

An Quang Pagoda, 243 Su Van Hanh Street, Ward 9, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City; Free entrance.

Giac Lam Pagoda, 565 Lac Long Quan Street, Ward 19, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City.

Churches:

Notre Dame Cathedral, 1 Cong Xa Paris Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:00, 14:00 – 16:00; Free entrance.

Tan Dinh Church, 289 Hai Ba Trung Street, Ward 8, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 6:00 – 21:00; Free entrance.

Ky Dong Church, 38 Ky Dong Street, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Free entrance.

Cha Tam Church, 25 Hoc Lac Street, Ward 14, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City; Free entrance.

Temples:

Hung King Temple, 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30, 13:30 – 16:30 from Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Monday; Free entrance but you must pay 50,000 VND for the entrance fee of Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens because the temple is inside the zoo.

Wat Chantarangsay, Hoang Sa Street, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; near Le Van Sy Bridge. Free entrance.

Thien Hau Temple, 710 Nguyen Trai Street, Ward 11, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 16:30.

Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas, 66/14 Nghia Thuc Street, Ward 5, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City.

Museums:

Fine Arts Museum, 97A Pho Duc Chinh, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 9:00 – 18:00. Entrance fee: 30,000 VND.

Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, 65 Ly Tu Trong Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:30 – 17:00. Entrance fee: 30,000 VND.

Ton Duc Thang Museum, 5  Ton Duc Thang Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City. Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30, 13:30 – 16:30. Entrance: free.

Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum, 2, Le Duan, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City. Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:00, 13:30 – 16:30 (from Monday to Friday). Entrance: 10,000 VND.

War Remnants Museum, 28 Vo Van Tan Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:30 – 18:00; Entrance fee: 40,000 VND.

Southern Women’s Museum, 202 Vo Thi Sau, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:30 – 11:30, 13:30 – 16:30 (From Monday to Friday); Free entrance.

Secret Weapon Cellar Museum, 287/70 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Ward 5, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City. Free entrance.

Dragon Dwarf and Ho Chi Minh Museum, 1 Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, Ward 12, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:30 – 11:30, 13:30 – 17:30 from Tuesday to Sunday; Entrance fee: 2,000 VND.

Artinus 3D Gallery, 2 – 4 Street 6, Him Lam Urban Area, Tan Hung Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 9:00 – 18:00 from Monday to Friday; 9:00 – 20:00 on Saturday, Sunday, public Vietnam holidays; Ticket price: 150,000 from Monday to Friday, 200,000 VND on Saturday, Sunday, public Vietnam holidays.

Ao Dai Museum, 206/19/30 Long Thuan, Phuong Long Phuoc, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:30 – 17:30; Entrance fee: 100,000 VND.

Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine, 41 Hoang Du Khuong, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:30 – 17:00; Entrance fee: 120,000 VND.

Fito Museum of Traditional Medicine, 41 Hoang Du Khuong Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:30 – 17:00; Entrance fee: 120,000 VND, excluding game tickets.

Southeastern Armed Forces Museum, 247 Hoang Van Thu Street, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, 8:00 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:30; Entrance fee: 40,000 VND.

Markets:

Ben Thanh Market, Le Loi Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 5:00 – 23:00. Free entrance.

Tan Dinh Market, 48 Ma Lo Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 5:00 – 23:00. Free entrance.

Ban Co Market, 664 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Ward 3, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.

Vuon Chuoi Market, 428 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Ward 4, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.

An Dong Market, 34 An Duong Vuong Street, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 18:00.

Binh Tay Market, 57A Thap Muoi Street, Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 6:00 – 19:00.

Ho Thi Ky Flower Market, Alley 51 Ho Thi Ky Street, Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 6:00 – 22:00.

Cambodian Market, inside Ho Thi Ky Flower Market, Alley 374 Le Hong Phong Street, Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 21:00.

Theaters:

Ho Chi Minh Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 18:30; Entrance fee: 50,000 VND.

Saigon Opera House or Municipal Theater, 7 Cong Truong Lam Son Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; The beautiful architecture can be seen from outside, you can buy tickets which cost from 700,000 to 1,600,000 VND and enjoy some great shows such as A O Show.

Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater, 55B Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; Show starts at 17:00, 18:30, 19:45, each show lasts 45 – 50 minutes. Water Puppet Show’s ticket costs 250,000 VND

Walking Streets:

Nguyen Hue Walking Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 24/24. Free entrance.

Bui Vien Walking Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 19:00 – 2:00 on the next day on weekends. Free entrance.

Amusement Park:

Dam Sen Park, 3 Hoa Binh Street, Ward 3, District 11, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 9:00 – 18:00 from Monday to Saturday, 8:30 – 18:00 on Sunday, public holidays; Entrance fee:  100,000 VND, excluding games and rides.

Dam Sen Water Park, 3 Hoa Binh Street, Ward 3, District 11, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 9:00 – 18:00 from Monday to Saturday, 8:30 – 18:00 on Sunday, public holidays; Entrance fee: 150,000 VND.

Tho Trang or White Rabbit Amusement Park, 875 Cach Mang Thang Tam Street, Ward 15, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 22:00; Entrance fee: from 290,000 VND.

Dai The Gioi Waterpark, 1106 Vo Van Kiet Street, Ward 6, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 18:00; Entrance fee: 85,000 VND.

Suoi Tien Theme Park, 120 Xa Lo Ha Noi Highway, Tan Phu Ward, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 18:00; Entrance fee: 100,000 VND, Sea entrance: 100,000 VND, Entrance at the zoo: 80,000 VND, Combo Entrance fee + Sea + Zoo: 200,000 VND, Combo Entrance fee + Sea: 150,000 VND, Combo Entrance fee + Zoo: 130,000 VND.

Public parks:

Le Van Tam Park, Vo Thi Sau Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Free entrance.

Tao Dan Park, Truong Dinh Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Free entrance.

Van Lang Park, Hung Vuong Street, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City. Free entrance.

Ban Nguyet Lake or Crescent Lake, Anh Sao Bridge or Starlight Bridge, Ban Nguyet Park in Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.

Le Thi Rieng Park, 875 Cach Mang Thang Tam Street, Ward 15, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City.

Ky Hoa Park, 16 Le Hong Phong Street, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City.

Other Ho Chi Minh Attractions:

Saigon Central Post Office, 2, 125 Cong Xa Paris Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:00 – 19:00 on weekdays, 7:00 – 18:00 on Saturday, 8:00 – 18:00 on Sunday; Free entrance.

Independence Palace, 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 7:30 – 11:00; 13:00 – 16:00; The palace closes sporadically for special events and VIP visits.

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, 86 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Not open to the public, only wander around to see it from outside.

Thu Thiem Tunnels. Free entrance.

Turtle Lake, at the Cong Truong Quoc Te Roundabout, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 24/24; Free entrance.

Binh Dong Wharf, Ward 14, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City; Free entrance.

Cau Mong Bridge, Ward 12, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City.

Steel Wire Police Station or Bot Day Thep, Le Van Viet Street, Tang Nhon Phu Ward, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City.

Ben Dinh Tunnels, Ben Dinh Hamlet, Nhuan Duc Commune, Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City. Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00; Entrance fee: 110,000 VND.

Ben Duoc Tunnels, Ben Duoc Hamlet, Nhuan Duc Commune, Cu Chi District, Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00; Entrance fee: 90,000 VND.

Vam Sat Nature Reserve, 15A Group, Ly Nhon Town, Can Gio District, Ho Chi Minh City; Entrance fee: 35,000 VND; Entrance fee + sightseeing services: 835,000 VND.

Monkey Island, Long Hoa Commune, Can Gio District, Ho Chi Minh City; Entrance fee: 30,000 VND on weekdays, 35,000 VND on weekends.

30/4 Beach, Thanh Thoi Street, Long Hoa Commune, Can Gio District, Ho Chi Minh City.

Saigon Skydeck in Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 9:30 – 21:30; Admission fee: 200,000 VND.

Saigon Outcast, 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong Street, District 2,  Ho Chi Minh City; Opening hours: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM on the next day, from Tuesday to Sunday; This is a restaurant so that there is no entrance fee. However, certain events will charge for entrance.

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