The Observatory, Ho Chi Minh City

Groove the night away at The Observatory, known for hosting late night events with live bands and DJs. The venue's balcony is ideal for observing the river while sipping on a cocktail. With our custom trip planner, Ho Chi Minh City attractions like The Observatory 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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  • September 24, 2017
    If you are a technohead and wanted to party like a local, I wouldn't recommend any further than The Observatory. Great vibes, great view with Pirate Ships onto the harbor view and gives you the Berlin...  more »
  • May 14, 2017
    I have been going to The Obs since it first opened and it is without question the best place to hear underground music in Saigon and Vietnam. Techno, House, Disco and everything in between. Always goo...  more »
  • March 6, 2017
    good place to drink with friends, very friendly ambien, delicious cocktails, and best of all, big parking lot which is pretty rare to come by around downtown.  more »
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  • March 9, 2017
    Music good. Crowd boring. Ah well.
  • August 30, 2016
    This is the best place to chill with your friends in a non-pretentious way. All other big, front club is reek with the showing-off vibe, but not this place. You get a clear wide view of the river and the Elisa floating restaurant. Entrant before 11pm is free, 100k after that.
  • September 11, 2016
    Was here Friday night. Good DJ from Berlin. Good people, mix of expats and locals.
  • September 8, 2016
    Great underground music. Nice crowd. Friendly staff.
  • March 20, 2017
    Great music, great soundsystem, great vibes

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