Cong Vien Van Hoa Park, Ho Chi Minh City

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#3 of 15 in Parks in Ho Chi Minh City
Relax at take a quiet stroll in the shade at Cong Vien Van Hoa Park, a popular urban recreation spot. A relic of the old colonial sporting complex for the French elite, the park also features a large outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts. This is one of the best places for people watching. You can observe locals practicing Thai Chi or play badminton and table tennis. The large expanse of greenery has many paved paths and benches, tall trees and an outdoor gym. Take a look at our Ho Chi Minh City day trip planner to schedule your visit to Cong Vien Van Hoa Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Nice little oasis to get away from the traffic. I walked through this park on my way to the Thai embassy. On my way back I stopped here and had an iced coffee. I think is was 18,000 VND. Traffic does ...  more »
  • Great for a nice run in the mornings. Big park with nice paths, and places to sit and enjoy! Also, a few cafes sprinkled along the paths.  more »
  • This small park is not too far from the Notre Dame cathedral. We stopped here on our way back to our hotel after visiting the cathedral and other attractions. Saw locals exercising or just sitting aro...  more »

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