HD SAIGON "CHINESE" (new) (PVT)

Thien Hau
Thien Hau

General information

DestinationDurationCategory
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam4 hoursPrivate Excursion

Program details

Half day visit of Saigon "Chinese", visit partially by cyclo, Thien Hau Pagoda, known for it’s unique atmosphere and for it’s thousands of incenses that keep burning the whole day. This pagoda is dedicated to the Celestial Lady, protector of seamen. Then stroll along Trieu Quang Phuc street, a Chinese traditional herbs-selling quarter. Continue visit Cha Tam Church - a special catholic church of the Chinese community built in 1900 with eclectic style, mixing the Gothic with neo-baroque elements and is decorated somewhat like Chinese temple. This is also a historical site where the former South-Vietnam President Ngo Dinh Diem was seized after fleeing the Presidential Palace due to a coup d'état in November 1963. Free time for shopping at Dong Khoi & Ben Thanh Market.