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“french colonial” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Central Post Office

Central Post Office
At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings, Landmarks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This post office also houses a useful office center with phones and fax lines.
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“french colonial”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

really like the building and i found out that it was built by the famous frenchman Eiffel so was surprised at that fact

Visited November 2013
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“Interesting phone booth”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

Quite a beautiful bldg. inside and out . Bought some nice stamps .
Phone booths are great photo ops. Don't make a special trip but go there if your 're in the neighborhood it's worth seeing.

Visited November 2013
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“Great if you like post offices”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

I think it is best to view the Post Office in the greater context of French Colonial Saigon. As a Post Office it's great if you want to send a postcard perhaps but you don't need long on your agenda for the visit.

Visited October 2013
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“a beauty of Sài Gòn”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It is one of 4 Frrech works left in Sài Gòn after the war.
It is a beautiful Post Office of the city with architecture of French and something interesting of Hồ Chí Minh portrait, old maps of Sài Gòn and Mekong Delta, old telephone booths....
Poeple are working look very exciting....
Sourvernirs are available for anyone of HCMC.

Visited December 2012
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“Central Post Office”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Quaint old-world building. It still operates as a Post Office - there are still the cute booths where one used to go into to make international calls, remember? Go into one just for the atmosphere!
The central space is rather grand and the roof arches are splendid. The space is now mostly taken up by stalls selling tourist souveniers and bric bracs. Still, its worth a quick visit.
Allocate about 30 minutes.

Visited July 2013
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