Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Ho Chi Minh City


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Estimated cost 30.000 vnd (adult) Estimated duration 1-2 hours Distance away Less than a mile away
Ho Chi Minh City's Independence Palace, an iconic 1960s building, was the Presidential Palace for the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War - a war which was ended as a North Vietnam tank crashed into the grounds of the building in 1975. Discover more about the history of the war, with artefacts and video presentations, at the building - open between 7.30-11am and 1-4pm.
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