Ho Chi Minh City Walking Tour - Path Of History

Duration: 3h
Guru: Thang
Quality Verified Registered on June 14, 2022

I am a tour leader and tour operator for more than 10 years experiences. I love to take people around Ho Chi Minh city and Vietnam, go off the beaten path, discover the hidden gems in city and the beauty of countryside.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
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Tour description

Discover the best of Ho Chi Minh City with me - Thang  AK a history lover and local expert with more than 12 years working in tourism.

I am so eager to share the city's history and local lifestyle with a great passion. I will take you to see the best of the center of Ho Chi Minh City, with its highlights and hidden gems.

In this tour we will visit:

  • The Burning Monk Statue
  • War Remnants Museum (outside) 
  • Le Quy Don high school
  • Reunification Palace (outside)
  • Notre Dame Cathedral.(outside)
  • General Post Office
  • Dong Khoi street
  • Former CIA Building (Outside)
  • City Hall and Nguyen Hue pedestrian street.
  • Ben Thanh Central market.
  • The tour will start at The Burning Monk Statue and end at Ben Thanh Central Market.

Come join me on this walking tour for an authentic experience and you will get a great introduction to Ho Chi Minh City. 

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    72 Đ. Cách Mạng Tháng 8, Phường 6, Qu...
    72 Đ. Cách Mạng Tháng 8, Phường 6, Quận 3, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
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    I will be holding a big dark brown rectangular book at the monument.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Thích Quảng Đức Monument

    A historical site where monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the persecution of Buddhits in Vietnam.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    War Remnants Museum

    The most popular museum in Vietnam, contains exhibits relating to the First Indochina War and the Vietnam War. We will stay outside and listen to an introduction about this museum for 5 minutes.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Independence Palace

    This palace was the home and workplace of the president of the Republic of (South) Vietnam It was the site of the Fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975 that ended the Vietnam War, when a North Vietnamese Army tank crashed through its gates. We will spend about 15 minutes outside, in front of this Palace to learn about the history of South Vietnam and Vietnam War.

  • 4
    Free admission
    Sai Gon Central Post Office

    The most popular and beautiful post office in Indochina, The building was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century. We will spend time from outside and then walk into this historical building to learn about history of Saigon - Ho Chi Minh city.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Đường Nguyễn Huệ

    Nguyen Hue is one of Saigon's oldest thoroughfares, the boulevard had undergone several transformations, there are many historical building on this street like: the City Hall, Rex Hotel, Saigon Opera House, there is also a statue of Ho Chi Minh. We will spend about 15 minutes to learn about this beautiful and historical street.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Ben Thanh Market

    The most popular market in Saigon, the market is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and an important symbol of the city. We will spend about 10 minutes to learn about history of this market, walk around the market to discover some fun and interesting facts.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Grigor 11 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
It was a great tour. Very pleasant and informative! Recommended!
Matthijs 03 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Very nice walking tour with Thang. He showed us some beautiful places. And hè told us a lot of information about the history and the country.
Hannah 03 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Absolutely amazing walking tour, would highly recommend.
Veronica 29 Jul 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2023
It was an amazing tour and a very good guide. We got to see the city from a total different perspective and really understanding the history of every site we visited. It was a 3 hours tour but at any time we felt bored or distracted. Highly recommended!!-
Andrea 27 Jul 2023

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Travelled in group - Jul 2023
Amazing tour around the city, the guide walked us through the most important places of Saigon and explained the history clearly and with a lot of details. Highly recommend!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 15 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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