Central Post Office, Ho Chi Minh City

Completed in 1891, when Vietnam was still part of French Indochina, Central Post Office boasts a fusion of Gothic, Renaissance, and French architectural influences. The building's unmistakably European marble floors and looping arches serve as a reminder of the colonial influence on the region. Look for the antiquated telephone boxes and maps painted on the walls depicting the telegraph lines that crisscrossed Vietnam and Cambodia. You can use this still-operational post office to send postcards from the onsite souvenir shops to relatives and friends. With our online itinerary creator, Ho Chi Minh City attractions like Central Post Office can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Just look to go. This beautiful building colored metal structure of Eiffel works as Central Post Office. It's very nostalgic for the French era.
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  • Wonderful building full of history. Easy to visit next to.the church and near other old buildings in area. We sat and people watched for about 30 min.  more »
  • They say it's one of the things to do it's not really an active post office anymore you can mail stuff but it's more of a tourist attraction made by Eiffel the person that made the Eiffel Tower but if...  more »
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  • The interior and exterior of Central Post Office, both of them are exceptional and unique, maybe could be considered as one of many symbols of HCMC. But... Nothing is really special about it, except for its signature view of front hall. You should come just to sightsee this place and you could add your visit by looking on the shops inside.
  • A working post office with a lot of soveiniers for the tourists that flock here. Cool to look at but not much else to do here. One cool thing that seems popular to do here is to buy postcards and send it back to yourself or some loved ones so that they could received something from Saigon and to have actual stamps from here. You could also buy tickets for Lune Production shows here to save you time from going down a few blocks to buy it at Saigon Opera House.
  • The Saigon Central Post office is housed in a historical building that's restored and well maintained. It handles various services besides mail and parcels. It's also a souvenir mall. The high ceilings ensure good ventilation, and it's cool inside even on a hot day. Perhaps new buildings could be designed similarly to reduce energy for cooling in the tropics. The old phone booths have been converted into ATMs with privacy. The floors seem also to be original
  • Located nearby Notre Dame Cathedral. Big colonial building with high roof. Many tourists here mailing their postcards. 10th Nov 2017 The central area of the post office has survenoir items. Currently there are many shops in the post office. There is also a money changer here.
  • Only be there outside. Next visit will go inside. The building is nice and near the Kathedral.
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