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Central Post Office, Ho Chi Minh City
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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. A visit to Central Post Office represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • House Saigon Post Office is located just below the Saigon Downtown next to Notre Dame Cathedral in the Square "Paris Commune" District 1. It is one of the oldest architectural importance of the Old Ci...  more »
  • The building was impressive, the inside was very clean. At the end of the main hall is a huge picture of Ho Chi Minh that makes for a great photo. Inside are a couple of souvenir shops to poke through...  more »
  • Souvenir shop and spree. Everyone should go once. Buying a house or write a postcard or a ton of Western people are sent to the lovers. Now that the post office.
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  • This is one of the most wonderful attraction of Ho Chi Minh City right cross the way from the Notre Darm Church. It was buitl by French artchitector...
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  • Charming place with French architecture from Vietnam war in the last centery. Today there are many mordern services have replaced post office services but not this one. Staffs here still work day after day to serve local people here
  • Nice to look at and basically a large post office inside (complete with a huge Ho Chi Minh portrait), worth a look
  • Heard that this post office was built or designed by a famous architect. Still in operation but not well maintained