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Discover the city's most important landmarks and monuments on this fascinating half-day tour and learn about the city's incredible history. Discover the city's most important landmarks and monuments on this fascinating half-day tour and learn about the city's incredible history.Highlights- Admire the city's most important landmarks such as the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Thien Hao Pagoda - Stroll through the exhibits at the History Musuem - Admire magnificent architecture and the true beauty of the city Begin the tour at the elegant History Museum; which is housed in a beautifully colonial style building situated at the entrance to the Botanical and Zoological Gardens. The museum was built in 1929 and houses many artifacts chronicling Vietnam's 4,000-year history. You will be able to admire its ancient ceramics, traditional costumes, and stone and bronze relics. Here you'll also enjoy a water puppet show with many interesting traditional features. Your next stop will be the Former Presidential Palace, formerly known as the Independence Palace, where on 30 April 1975 a North Vietnamese tank crashed through the front gate, symbolically liberating the country. It was rebuilt and completed in 1966 on the site of the Norodom Palace that was bombed in 1962. You will then enjoy a panoramic city tour with outside views of the Neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral, the colonial-style Central Post Office and City Square, where your driver will stop to allow you take photographs. Venture through a Chinese-influenced section of Ho Chi Minh City; the bustling Chinatown, locally known as Cholon, with its colorful atmosphere and mysterious temples. Visit the lively Thien Hao Pagoda, a historic temple in the city of Hu? in Vietnam. Its impressive pagoda has seven stories and is the tallest in Vietnam. Learn about all the history behind this magnificent monument while you admire the enormous burning incense-coils that never fail to impress. This tour is the perfect introduction to Vietnam and is well recommended for visitors who want to see the beauty, architecture and history of the enchanting city. Redeem informationVoucher type: PrintedPrinted Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.LocationStart point: Pick-up at hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. Hotel pick-ups from the city centre. Any pick-ups outside of this location could incur additional transportation fees, payable locally.End point: Same as the starting pointScheduleOpening dates08:40 - 12:10Duration: 3,5 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideGroup type: PrivateRequirementsPlease make sure you answer all the mandatory questions during the booking process.
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