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Address: At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Phone Number:
+84(08)829-6862
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This post office also houses a useful office center with phones and fax...

This post office also houses a useful office center with phones and fax lines.

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Crowded, historical attraction; Đông đúc, thu hút lịch sử

Located next to the Cathedral, it was crowded over the weekend with lots of tourists. It provides a shopping experience inside. I did not stay long. The architecture from the... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Nice building and very well preserved. You can buy and send postal cards from there. The small stores have all kind of souvenirs you will find anywhere else in town.

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Thank Luciana R
Bali, Indonesia
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26 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing too special. Just some historic building at the outside. In the inside it just a post office with big Ho Chi Minh (the person) photo.

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Thank nonikuliner
Ho Chi Minh City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great building to visit in the center, as it is one of the few old historic buildings the locals haven't messed around with yet. It's even an experience if you do send a letter (or small package) to yourself, as the Vietnamese postal service is "awesome" and worth to try. Even at night time the place offers great picture... More 

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Thank AydenLiamHuy
Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located next to the Cathedral, it was crowded over the weekend with lots of tourists. It provides a shopping experience inside. I did not stay long. The architecture from the outside was more appealing to me.

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Orlová
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Central Post Office in Saigon is very beautiful building, near Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. Is often erroneously credited as being the work of Gustave Eiffel. Building was designed by Alfred Foulhoux. I sent a postcard from there myself.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice building and a step back in time. The Post Office is still a working building as well as a tourist destination.

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Chau Doc, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the visit [walking, tour, etc.] as restored in excellent condition and next to cathedral and close to other places of interest. Restoration of the colonial style ceiling, replete with old Indochine map is superb.

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Thank Wurray
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The historical central post office is a major tourist attraction in Ho Chi Minh city. Right next to the Notre Dame Cathedral, this beautiful old building is still well maintained and full of beaming tourists. If you're a general tourist, it has lot of things to offer. The architecture of the building, the old phone booths inside, great place to... More 

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Thank Shironamheen
Haworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I agree that the interior is of interest and that the features represent great colonial architecture. But for me it was spoiled by the very many souvenir shops

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Thank Ernest C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the main places that tourists are told to come when they visit Saigon. It's convenient because it is close to the independence palace, and the Cathedral. Good photo ops, but don't plan to stay for more than 20 to 30 minutes.

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