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Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known as Saigon, has always been considered one of the most worth-visiting destinations in Vietnam due to its harmonious coexistence of traditional and contemporary characteristics. Plenty of popular attractions range from substantial shopping malls to historical landmarks, which could not be ideal for you to visit during your layover. Take a look at our tips on discovering attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for cabin crew.

SHOPPING DESTINATIONS – ATTRACTIONS IN HO CHI MINH CITY FOR CABIN CREW

Vincom Center

Divided into two towers with various international luxury brands, including Dior, Hermès, and Hugo Boss, Vincom Center is widely known as the city’s largest shopping hub in Ho Chi Minh City. This building is an apartment complex with shopping stores, entertainment centers, and a massive food court to adequately serve locals, officers, tourists, and flight attendants alike.

Building A of the Vincom Center is based on a typical structure of the French Baroque style, while Building B gives an impression of a modern glass-fronted skyscraper.

Addresses:
Vincom Center A: 171 Dong Khoi, District 1
Vincom Center B: 72 Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:00

Diamond Plaza

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Diamond Plaza

Diamond Plaza is a luxurious shopping center in Ho Chi Minh City, which is famous for luxury products ranging from branded clothing to fashion accessories. Also, there are several food courts and entertainment centers such as bowling, arcade games, and a unique bar on the top floor.

Address: 34 Le Duan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening Hours: Daily 09:30 – 22:30

Read more about Shopping Malls in Ho Chi Minh City.

Dong Khoi Street

Located in District 1 – the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Khoi Street is the best place for you to enjoy the colonial architecture of old buildings, and shop around in plenty of fashion boutiques, silk scarves, luxury brand names, souvenir stores, and small art galleries. Walking along Dong Khoi Street, you can find it easy to reach several famous attractions including the Saigon Opera House, the Caravelle Hotel, the Central Post Office, and Notre Dame Cathedral.

tourist attractions in hcm for cabin crew le loi street 1

Le Loi Street

Starting at the Saigon Opera House and ending at the Ben Thanh Market, Le Loi Street is the most touristy street in Ho Chi Minh City. Many small shops and street stalls offer various items, ranging from clothing, handmade crafts, and footwear to accessories. The best-selling items on this street are souvenirs, tourist books, and stationery.

Tips for your layover shopping at Le Loi Street:

If you are a bookaholic and enjoy learning Vietnamese, the Sai Gon Bookstore at 62 Le Loi Street, is highly recommended;

Stop by Saigon Center located right in the middle of Le Loi, which is among the best areas to purchase clothing brands.

Nguyen Hue Street

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Despite being located in one of the most modern streets of Ho Chi Minh City, along both sides of Nguyen Hue Street is several old apartments in which there are many fashion boutiques and coffee shops with unique décor. You would fall in love with those little modern but vintage boutiques decorated with lots of vivid light at night.

Tips for your layover shopping in Nguyen Hue Street:

Stop by 42 Nguyen Hue apartment to see another different Saigon created mostly by young people. Some beautiful fashion boutiques must visit are Pandora Store, V. Station, and the Market;

Keep your camera turned on because there are many lovely studio corners for your photo shoot.

See more Shopping Streets in Ho Chi Minh City.

Ben Thanh Market

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Ben Thanh Market

Located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Thanh market is one of the oldest Saigon landmarks as well as an important symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. This is a heaven of Vietnam-tagged souvenirs ranging from handicrafts to local cuisine.

Read more on Vietnamese Souvenirs to Buy in Saigon

When night falls, Ben Thanh Market will intensely come alive with colorful lights and many attractive food stalls offering you various choices of street-style food such as noodles, crispy rice pancakes, and barbecued seafood.

Tips for your layover traveling:

Save your appetite to visit Ben Thanh Market in the evening;
Remember to bargain before buying souvenirs.

Address: Le Loi, Ben Thanh, District 1
Opening Hours: Daily 6:00 – 24:00

Saigon Square

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Saigon Square

With a wide diversity of clothes and accessories, Saigon Square is a shopping heaven for Saigon’s young people and foreigners. Unlike luxury malls such as Vincom and Diamond Plaza, most of the clothes here are often made in Vietnam and Cambodia. You can find that this shopping spot is an interesting combination of traditional markets and modern shopping centers.

Tips for your layover shopping in Saigon Square:

Always remember to bargain over the price of products;
Spend time shopping around for the best deal.

Addresses: 77 – 89 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, District 1;
Opening hours: 09:00 – 21:00

HISTORICAL LANDMARKS IN HO CHI MINH CITY

War Remnants Museum

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew War Remnant Museum

War Remnants Museum used to be named the Exhibition House for Crimes of War and Aggression. The museum is a strong reminder of the brutal Vietnam War with various photography and military equipment exhibitions involving helicopters, attack bombers, and rocket launchers alike. Recommended visit: 1.5 – 2 hours.

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Address: 28 Vo Van Tan, Ward 6, District 3
Opening hours: 7:30 – 18:00

Independence Palace

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Reunification Palace

Reunification Palace is a historic landmark and also an appealing attraction in Ho Chi Minh City due to its colonial architecture. This palace was officially the presidential home and workplace during the Vietnam War. However, this remarkable national monument today is mainly remembered by locals as a marked end to the war against the American colonists. Having gone through many renovations, the Reunification Palace is still used to host many national events. Recommended visit: 1.5 – 2 hours.

Address: 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, District 1
Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:00 and 13:00 – 16:00

Notre Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Central Post Office

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Notre Dame
Built in the late 1880s when Vietnam was one of the French colonies, Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral is among the few remaining attractions of Catholicism in Vietnam, whose primary religion is Buddhism. All the original building materials involving its typical red bricks and stained glass windows were imported from France, contributing to the cathedral’s distinctive features. Recommended visit: 15 – 30 minutes.

Address: 1 Cong Xa Paris, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 17:00

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Saigon Central Post

Saigon Central Post Office is one of the last remnants of French colonial times. Gustave Eiffel, the designer of the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty, explicitly designed this building. Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh, the Post Office is within walking distance of Notre Dame Cathedral. Both cultural sites are usually recommended to visit together to observe Vietnam society during the Indochinese Empire period. Recommended visit: 30 minutes.

Address: 2 Cong Xa Paris, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 18:00

Ho Chi Minh City layover tips for flight attendants: Your trip to Ho Chi Minh City would be incomplete without setting foot in Vietnam War-related attractions, including the War Remnant Museum, Reunification Palace, Saigon Central Post, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Check out our Vietnam War Tours to fully experience the rich history of Vietnam.

Tan Dinh Church

Tan Dinh Church, also called the Pink Church due to the stunning rose pink color of its facades, is one of many churches built during the French colonial period in Vietnam. The unique attraction of this church is its striking color, which can easily catch your eye from a considerable distance. You will want to take pictures of this little pink castle to share with your family and friends. In this case, a group of friends and a wide-angle camera are highly recommended. Don’t hesitate to ask your cabin crew friends to visit this gorgeous church together. Recommended visit: 30 minutes.

Address: 289 Hai Ba Trung, Ward 8, District 3. Ward 8, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening Hours: Daily 05:00 – 17:30

HO CHI MINH CITY NIGHTLIFE

Bui Vien and Pham Ngu Lao Streets

Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew Bui VienStreet
Street eating and drinking is a particularly popular culture of today’s modern life in Vietnam, and Bui Vien and Pham Ngu Lao streets in District 1 are some of the favorite places of the Saigonese locals. You can immediately catch the scene where many visitors and locals enjoy barbecued food and drink beer on the roadside. This makes the street always crowded and joyful.

Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Proudly the most beautiful walking street in Vietnam, Nguyen Hue Walking Street is a cannot-be-missed attraction in Ho Chi Minh City, especially at night, with colorful light decorations and a modern fountain system. Walking along the street, you can find several luxury bars and restaurants, and at the end of this promenade is Bach Dang Ferry, where you can enjoy the peaceful view of the Saigon River. This street is open all day, but it is more lively at night.

Ho Chi Minh City Layover Tips for Flight Attendants

– HCM isn’t a city where public transportation is easy to navigate. It is best to go with the recommended taxi brands to get from places.
– If you have limited time, it is best to book a tour to discover the city with locals; have a look at our Night Adventure private tours to discover Saigon’s nightlife and Vietnamese cuisines fully.

Summary of Tourist Attractions in Ho Chi Minh City for Cabin Crew

Ho Chi Minh City is always alive, with various well-known places to visit and many things to experience. For those who are flight attendants, it seems to be increasingly interesting to have a decent chance to explore a different culture. i Tour Vietnam offers you many types of private tours which are probably proper for many different personal schedules.

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