#4 in Best Places to Visit in Vietnam – Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh, is an industrial city in Vietnam. The name change was conducted once Saigon merged with the neighboring province of Gia Dinh. The 18-mile Saigon River is the city’s main source of water, and the Saigon Port receives ships weighing up to 30,000 tons.
Saigon Vietnam Attractions
The city appeals to tourists because of the variety of theaters, museums, theme parks, and the all-around cultural experience. For a bird’s eye view of the city, head up the 262-meter Bitexco Financial Tower Skydeck which has a public observation deck as well as great dining options. Some of the top attractions include Cu Chi tunnels, Suoi Tien Amusement Park, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon City Zoo and Vinh Nghiem Pagoda.