Tourists who have got the chance to travel to Saigon will never forget the charming beauty of Saigon at night. Unlike the bustling atmosphere in the morning, Saigon at night is still vibrant and romantic. These Ho Chi Minh city nightlife tips below can help you have an unforgettable trip to Saigon.
Visit 30/4 Park
The biggest café in Saigon is the nickname of this park. Located near Saigon’s famous attractions such as Notre Dame Cathedral, The Palace Independence and Saigon Central Post Office, 30/4 Park attracts visitors not only because of the airy atmosphere but also the unique cafes: bet coffee.
The most crowded time at 30/4 Park is in the evening. Along the roads in the park, there are a lot of vendors that sell coffee and delicious street food.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Being one of the most popular destinations for a Saigon night, the Notre Dame Cathedral is a famous French architectural building located in District 1. At night, the cool breezes and shining lights make the cathedral extremely magnificent and beautiful. That’s why many tourists come here in the evening to enjoy the night.
Saigon Opera House
Located in District 1, Saigon Opera House is a famous tourist attraction in Ho Chi Minh City. It was built by French from 1898-1990 followed the Opera Garnier (Paris) architecture.
In the evening, visitors often come to the area around the Opera House to enjoy coffee.
Nguyen Hue Walking Street
Nguyen Hue Walking Street is an indispensable name in Ho Chi Minh City night tours. This street was built in April 2015 with 670 meters long and 64 metres wide. Situated in the heart of District 1, Nguyen Hue Walking street is prominent with granite floor, two large fountains, a lot of green trees and modern sound and light control system.
In the evening, local people and visitors come here to take part in the vibrant atmosphere of music bands and interesting games. Along two street sides, there are many vendors with Saigon’s specialties such as bread, rice, coffee and sweet gruel.
Anh Sao Bridge
Anh Sao Bridge is a place that you should not miss when exploring Saigon at night. Connecting Ban Nguyet Lake and Dao canal in Phu My Hung area, Anh Sao bridge is dubbed as the most beautiful bridge for walking in Saigon.
With the design of water spray system and 7 colour LED lights on both sides, Anh Sao Bridge makes visitors feel like stepping on the Milky Way. The two sides of the bridge also have large squares, designed to simulate the moon and the sun.
Ho Thi Ky flower market
This is an ideal suggestion for those who have never been to Saigon. Nestled in alleys surrounding Le Hong Phong apartment (District 10), Ho Thi Ky is known as the largest flower market in Saigon.
The market operates all the day but the busiest time is from midnight to dawn. Flowers in the market are imported from large baskets in Dalat and the southwestern provinces so the price is very cheap.
Coming to the market, visitors can admire many beautiful flowers such as roses, chrysanthemums, orchids, gerbera … and also the imported varieties such as desert roses, willow and juliet … The market also has food stalls and many shops specializing in selling leaves, flower basket, wrapping paper and flower plugs.
Situated at the intersection of three roads in the heart of District 1: Vo Van Tan, Pham Ngoc Thach and Tran Cao Van, Turtle Lake is a favourite destination for tourists.
Around 4 pm, the street becomes more crowded. Many stalls with hundreds of snacks are also served dinners. Sitting in a large circle with lights flashing on the cars around the lake will sweep to the soul of visitors a bustling Saigon night but very peaceful and poetic.
Ham Thu Thiem Park
If you want to see the panoramic view of Saigon at night then Ham Thu Thiem Park is an ideal place. Ham Thu Thiem Park lies next to Saigon River where visitors are fascinated by the poetic sunset and the sparkle on the river as the night falls. Standing on the roof of the tunnel, visitors also cover the whole centre of District 1, beautiful yachts as well as enjoy the cool breeze blowing from the Saigon River.
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