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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
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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Must see for the architecture

This will only take you 10-20 minutes at most and you can do it as a walk by. The architecture is great in particular from the inside. Makes for good photographs and costs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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portsmouth, england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

a rather old colonial building converted some time in the past to the main post office , the building itself inside and outside was was very interesting with loads of small stalls selling local tourist tat.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This will only take you 10-20 minutes at most and you can do it as a walk by. The architecture is great in particular from the inside. Makes for good photographs and costs nothing to enter. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area as you can do the Catholic Cathedral at the same time.

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Thank Christopher D
New York City, New York
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice building, no doubt about that. But once you enter, you're in a shopping area rather than a post office. Knock off posters of Tintin (Tinin Au Vietnam, are you kidding me?) and the like. When you can see trough that, it's a great hall, the phone booths speak to my imagination, and the portrait pf Ho Chi Minh... More 

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Thank koenbl
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very charming building and a souvenir shop inside the post office is well structured apart from the totally hectic and chaotic life inside. Most of the employees are not speaking English and therefore it's hard to ask questions. If you want to send packages, you have to bring the things to be send loosely so that the employee can throw... More 

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Bay Area, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came by the Central Post Office and was surprised that it was actually a tourist trap. Despite being a fully functioning post office, the majority of the space was used to sell local souvenirs and tours...

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Thank sofaonasock1
Tainan, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a cool historic building, but it's like a ten minute stop, tops. Don't spend a lot of time here. Not a destination and not a place you should feel bad if you miss.

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Thank Jonathan H
Stanmore, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fascinating building that offers a rare glimpse into Vietnam's French Colonial past and was a bastion of French power from which they ruled Indochina. I loved the telephone booths and the grand murals of a country that survived both French and American invasions. Great for 15 minutes !

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Thank Neil D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's very surpising when i come inside the museum and it's very crowded, it's because this museum still being a post office and doing a post office activity, anyway it's a good place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting old building which is still in use; it is worth looking inside. Right by the Cathedral as well.

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Thank Keith E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice as part of a day but lacking in its own. It's right next to a nice church, park and palace so make a day of it and see the rest at the same day. On its own its a little lacking but nice architecture and can send a post card back home (50% chance it will get there)

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