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The Observatory

5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City District 4, Vietnam
+84 8 3925 9415
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Amazing music, tasty cocktails and great vibe!

With a top selection of local and international DJs, this is definitely the place for house, disco... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
linnea213
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Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Hidden Gem with Best Music Selector

If you are a technohead and wanted to party like a local, I wouldn't recommend any further than The... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Tropicola B
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Having spent its first year in the heart of District 1, The Observatory began as a multipurpose space that served as a platform for different types of art and music events. After 12 months of drastic evolution, The Observatory shifted its focus from a broad range of art to a more specific concentration on music. Late night events - primarily but not exclusively DJ-focused - became more frequent, louder and ultimately boosted the rationale for finding a bigger space that could be flexible to the goal of becoming a significant underground music venue in Asia. This has led to the current new location at 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, District 4, overlooking the incredibly scenic Saigon river. Opening its doors on Thursday 27th November 2014, the new venue is powered by a fantastic sound system, the great team of staff we have developed over the past 12 months, and the same philosophy: quality music, a laid-back, friendly atmosphere and lots of fun. Hosting a large range of both international and local acts, from DJs to live electronic musicians and bands, it's a place to enjoy the power of sound and music at what we hope is close to its full potential. The balcony also makes for a good place to observe the river gliding by (with a cocktail). We look forward to having you here!
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24 Sep 2017
“Hidden Gem with Best Music Selector”
3 days ago
“Amazing music, tasty cocktails and great vibe! ”
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5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City District 4, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

With a top selection of local and international DJs, this is definitely the place for house, disco and techno music in Saigon. And the rooftop terrace with a panoramic view of the city really makes it a perfect spot for any occasion - cocktails and...More

Thank linnea213
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you are a technohead and wanted to party like a local, I wouldn't recommend any further than The Observatory. Great vibes, great view with Pirate Ships onto the harbor view and gives you the Berlin like vibes with best local djs on the deck.

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have been going to The Obs since it first opened and it is without question the best place to hear underground music in Saigon and Vietnam. Techno, House, Disco and everything in between. Always good tunes and great DJs, both local and international acts....More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

good place to drink with friends, very friendly ambien, delicious cocktails, and best of all, big parking lot which is pretty rare to come by around downtown.

Thank Lolz L
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Friday at 3am (it's suposed to close at 6 am) and it was closed already. The staff was rude and sarcastic with us even though we took a taxi just to go there. It was a waste of time and money. Don't...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2016

The place is located in District 4 which is very close to the center. Djs were really good. we had a very good time there enjoyed the music and their great cocktails

Thank Sylvie L
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

I love this venue because they are serious and sincere for music. Strictly underground. Recommended for hipsters, artists and philosophers.

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

being half hidden is what makes the observatory great. dark dance floor with places to sit. looking out to the dock is nice and music played all night long.

1  Thank Dong N
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

great for getting a bearing on the city, with a view of the city, from he tallest spot in Saigon, go to the bar instead

Thank Richard E
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the music here at this half hidden club. The vibe was just what we were after and a little slice of Music from home we'd been so desperately missing. The dance floor was intimate and darkened, slightly grimey and underground in its few -...More

Thank SLouB44
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