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Address: At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84(08)829-6862
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: 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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It's a post office.

For architecture fans, this is your stop. Perhaps for history buffs as well. For most other people... it's a functioning post office in a former rail station. So it all depends... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A must see. Try and get there early in the morning as it gets packed but well worth a visit. Old phone booths, fabulous flooring and wall paintings

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

An actual working post offixe whete you can buy a postcard to send back home just need to remember how to write!!!! Impressive building. Stalls inside selling lots of Vietnamese artefacts.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is an elegant, working post office with beautiful architecture but I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to see it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful building. Well preserved and the architectural integrity of the historical elements were preserved in a way that is respectable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

For architecture fans, this is your stop. Perhaps for history buffs as well. For most other people... it's a functioning post office in a former rail station. So it all depends on if that sounds like fun for you. At least it's free, so you can just pop in real quick to check it out, when you visit cathedral.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A thriving hub. Great architecture, a really cheap souvenir shop in the middle. Easy enough to actually send some post cards. Right next to the Notre Dame Cathedral so you can see them both at the same time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The central post office presents a great architecture, the colors are so classic colonial, and the uncle Ho photo reminds you that you are in Saigon and that the french were there. I wanted to send a photo but not many helpful employees, and I didn't think much who to write, but I do recommend it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This has at least been renovated and inside is mildly interesting. Its a bit of a mish mash - some of it still appears to be a post office others appear to be some sort of tourist shopping centre. It will pass 15 minutes of your time while you wait for the disappointment which is Notre Dame to open.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The brightly painted pink Post Office is located in the square opposite Notre Dame Cathedral and the Weeping Lady icon. It is a French Colonial building that has been beautifully restored with all the features of that era.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A short visit - we bought and sent postcards which was easy to do, and had a look around their gift shop. They had a HSBC bank ATM inside which let us draw out more money than any of the other ATM's that we found in HCMC. (We had HSBC cards though).

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