Situated near the Saigon River and close to the Monument of General Tran Hung Dao, Bach Dang Pier is a must-visit destination should not be missed on top when hopping on Ho Chi Minh City shore excursions picking up from Phu My port. The pier, which consists of a wharf and a park, was upgraded with some architecture to serve the locals and tourists on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City (1699-1998).
Covering a total land area of 23,400 square meters with a length of 1.3 km, Bach Dang Pier provides a large number of authentic coffee shops, bars, floating restaurants, and eateries. From the area, visitors can get involved in all manner of trips and activities. From accessing a wide range of sections of the city to discover, to weaving through its canals on a sunset dinner cruise, both tourist and trade boats bustle in and out of Bach Dang Pier throughout the day and night. Especially, it, together with Nha Rong Wharf and the headquarters of Saigon Port with its special architecture form a tourist triangle in Ho Chi Minh City.
When the sun goes down and the city lights up, Bach Dang Pier looks splendid and bustling with many people flocking to the park to enjoy the pure air and windy space. Colorful boats and canoes with many levels are ready to serve tourists discovering the city at night on the river. It’s a popular launching point for shore excursions along the Saigon River. You may also visit further attractions like Cu Chi Tunnels and find locals doing tai chi in the mornings and sipping drinks overlooking the river come the early evening.