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Address: At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Name/address in local language
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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Definitely worth a quick look

To be honest, I was only there 15 minutes but great building if you are into architecture and an interesting insight into the colonial past of Ho Chi Minh city. Ceiling is fab.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this place as part of our tour. However, it was quite boring as there were also many people going around running their normal errands in the post office.We actually felt a bit out of place there as tourists. Even the souvenirs were not enticing enough for us to buy. Given a choice, we will probably skip this attraction.

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Herselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If your passing it is worth taking a look. Nothing more then a nice building. Nothing spectacular or amazing. But if you really like architecture you may like it! Free entrance

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Thank shanaroomers
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

To be honest, I was only there 15 minutes but great building if you are into architecture and an interesting insight into the colonial past of Ho Chi Minh city. Ceiling is fab.

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Thank Sharon A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably the greatest Building in Saigon. You can't miss it because it is on the main place next to the church.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this French influenced building with inside reminder of railway station more than a post office. Enjoyed sitting on the steps and watching the people. Tourists and especially the locals who use it as a photo backdrop for weddings, graduations and other special occasions. Best way to get here is on the back of a motor bike. Initially scarey but... More 

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Thank 913janetn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive building, nice for the interior , detail too ... and it still operate as post office .

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Thank Kennlai C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The central post takes you back in the past colonial time. It is as if nothing has changed since the 30's. It is located in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral. It includes (among other things) ancient maps of Vietnam and the then Saigon, Ho Chi Minh portrait, etc. It is definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Ndidouya
Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Adjacent to other landmarks, this visitor area highlights three outstanding buildings not common to Vietnam generally. The Post Office feels like an old government building and looks like a railway station from the outside, but railways were never really well developed in Vietnam. Worth a look for sure given the other neighbouring features.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In the middle of everything interesting in Ho Chi Minh. Just a stone throw away from the fame Notre Dame Church and the countless famed art galleries. Beautiful architecture and lots of souvenir shops. Advise not to buy here as one can get the same item cheaper elsewhere. A good pitstop enjoy the AC on a warm day.

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Thank garygE699ZH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is part of history, we loved it. it is old and very stylish. Would be good to have more things around explaining how important this post office was back in the days.

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