You only have one free day to go some where in Ho Chi Minh city? You are boring with the popular tourist places inside city center. I would like to recommend eight places to go in Ho Chi Minh city for one day. You can play a lot of games, enjoy many entertainment services, or relax under green trees without moving much within the tourist area.
1. TajmaSago Castle
Located beside Ban Nguyet lake – Phu My Hung, District 7, beautiful TajmaSago castle was built with architecture simulation of Tajma cathedral, one among wonders of the world.
From a distance, the castle is outstanding in delicate white colour, and classic architectural lines combine modern. After the door was guarded all time is the way led to the castle’s hall designed in luxury style of kings; airy, spacious lakes, exquisite furnitures, walls with ingenious sculpture… Aside from a highlight with two different restaurants for tourist’s feeling, the castle also attract customers with luxury services in hotel with modern equipment. Castle is a unique feature for tourists once visiting Saigon.
2. Dam Sen Cultural Park and Suoi Tien Park
Dam Sen and Suoi Tien Parks is both most popular tourist destinations for culture and entertainment in Saigon. Their highlights are beautifull landscapes and abundant game system with three different levels, serving all kind of tourists come for fun and relax.
Besides, two park constantly refresh themselves with series of games, equipment so despite how many times coming here, you still feel new and worth to experience. Before the opening of Dai Nam in Binh Dương, Suoi Tien is one of largest complexes for tourists in Saigon.
Address: Dam Sen Cultural Park, 3 Peace, Ward 3, District 11, Ho Chi Minh City; Suoi Tien: 120 Highway 1A, Tan Phu, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City.
3. Ky Hoa Tourist site
Located downtown, Ky Hoa tourist’s site is green with parks, international fair center, modern hotel and a restaurant system. It offers all types of entertainment for adults and children as: boating on the lake, ferris, rocking, take the train around a small country, a laughing house, a mini zoo …
Address: 12 Road February 3, Dist.10.
4. Van Thanh Tourist Area
Van Thanh Tourist Park – located near Hang Xanh intersection, Van Thanh have vast grasslands, lush green coconut trees, clean swimming pool, cheap foods … is an attractive destination for those who want to spend a day without having to go far. Here, you can choose any seat for yourself and friends, but the most popular choice is huts along the river. In addition to the cool comfort of a house on the water, each tent is equipped with a wooden bed and a charcoal stove for barbecue to meet tourist’s needs. One favorite point of people travel to Saigon.
Address: 48/10 Dien Bien Phu, Binh Thanh District.
5. Binh Quoi Tourist Area
Binh Quoi Tourist Area – 4km from Hang Xanh intersection, Binh Quoi Village attract tourists to peaceful charm of countryside, “Khi” bridges, wooden bridges, boat along the river , simple house and winding trails. But this area also have registered customer serving, it does not have much room for tourist sit down, relax.
6. Fishing spots in Binh Quoi
This is a big area with reasonable price. The good thing is after ordering, you can optionally use one or more of huts (depending on number of people) for resting, eating, chatting all day so this is one of those places fit on students and their families. Besides, if you simply prefer to rest and relax, you can choose a fishing rod and a quiet area to think about people, about life and about the worries of life .
7. The stork garden
Stork garden is the place to focus, relax and have fun with familiar friends of Saigon’s youth in particular and young people traveling to Saigon in general. The highlight of this beautiful place is a picture of the sunset on a boat down river for watching storks flying back to their nests. it is only beautiful at this moment so maybe people who come here for the first time can be a little boring and monotonous. However, with the spacious, airy area is covered by green trees, this is exciting place for meetings, meeting friends, playing games or eating.
8. Can Gio tourist site
From the city center few tens of kilometers in the direction to Nha Be, Can Gio sites attract visitors with a range of different tourist types, such as playing with monkeys in Monkey Island, boat explore Sac forest, relaxing on the beach, enjoying fresh seafood.
In addition to exploring landmarks of the day, you can choose to stay overnight at camp or ask local people to sleep at their house, learn culture of the South in the most modern city of our country. Can Gio is an important destination among tourist sites of Saigon.