Standing out the pure and rustic Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City is the most energetic and powerful economic center of Vietnam. The modern facilities combined with old-fashioned architecture creating the unique atmosphere that you cannot see in anywhere else around the world. The old colonial structures crowd in the cramped city contrasting to the bustling life of local people here. Passengers from Ho Chi Minh City shore excursions from Phu My port cannot miss the chance to capture beautiful images in various photography spots in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ben Thanh Market
This famous market can be considered as the symbol of Ho Chi Minh City which is one of the oldest ones in Vietnam. It has stood for centuries along with the ups and downs from French-style Saigon era to the powerful Ho Chi Minh City. Nowadays, the market still maintains many traditional values revealed in the trading activities of local people. Not only be a hustle market, but Ben Thanh also serves as a historical site with the perfect background for serving as a beautiful place to take photos in Ho Chi Minh City.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Hopping on a Ho Chi Minh shore excursions, don’t miss a visit to the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. Don’t be too surprised at the structure same as the architecture style from France many years ago. The cathedral was constructed in the 19th century during the wartime when a lot of French both soldiers and people living in Saigon. The sight over the Virgin Mary statue right in front of the cathedral is spectacular which is told that tears dropping out of her eyes. The large yard serving as an opened entrance to the main building is suitable for anyone wants a wide space to capture a photo in Ho Chi Minh City.
Saigon Old Post Office
Attraction comes with attraction, photography spot comes with photography spot, in Ho Chi Minh City, right next to the Notre Dame Cathedral and was also built in the late 19th century is Saigon Old Post Office. Its architecture is a masterpiece designed by the well-known architect Gustave Eiffel that his name was stuck to his most famous construction – Eiffel Tower. Thanks to his creative and wonderful sense about structure, the post office is designed as a huge railway station with pastel yellow and green colors. Lovely postcards with photos taken inside the building will surely make your friends at home jealous with your Saigon shore excursions.
Nguyen Hue Street
The most famous and beautiful street for photography in Ho Chi Minh City both in the past and at the present is Nguyen Hue street. Just a short walk from popular attractions that you have just visited, you can enjoy the true breath of Saigon. This lively street is chosen to be the places where pedestrians enjoying many outdoor activities including Vietnamese traditional group game. Take a photo with people dressing funny cartoon character costumes, sample interesting street food on the two sides, and sometimes, enjoy the art exhibitions or concerts held in the street.
Bitexco Financial Tower
The photogenic place to capture pictures is not surrounding the tower, we are talking about the observation deck on the 52nd floor. Bitexco Tower – the tallest structure in the city – provides a spectacular panoramic view over the city. A fish-eye photo is fantastic that can be the best picture you have ever taken.
Bui Vien Street
This exotic street is well-known for the name “Street of Foreigners” with the sleepless nights. The party center of Ho Chi Minh City is lined up with dozens of colorful neon lights, coffee shops, sidewalk bars, crazy clubs, and nitrous balloons that make you overwhelm right at the first sight. The exciting atmosphere starts when sunset so the best time to visit this street is at night. Bui Vien Street is definitely a photogenic spot in Ho Chi Minh City.
Thien Hau Temple
This Chinese Temple is the worshipping place for the Chinese Sea Goddess Mazu. Located in the middle of the bustling Chinatown, Thien Hau Temple attracts thousands of both worshipers and visitors each year due to its important meaning and beautiful architecture. The temple is covered with colorful intricate artwork which provides a photogenic spot for everyone coming to Ho Chi Minh City.
Saigon Opera House
Same as Saigon Old Post Office, the unique and old-fashioned architecture of Saigon Opera House makes it become one of the most photogenic spots in Ho Chi Minh City. The red roof covers the Western-style structure with statues of two angels on the top.