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Central Post Office

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This post office also houses a useful office center with phones and fax lines.
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At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The title pretty much summarizes it all. It is a functioning post office that was designed by the French back in the 19th century. It looks nice and has a lot of different postcards you can send, but that's pretty much it. Maybe with a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The sparkling refurbished post office center in Ho Chi Minh City is a fine architectural masterpiece exhibiting mostly French sensibilities. However the interior is entirely Vietnamese in emphasis with a portrait of Ho Chi Minh prominently displayed at one end of a cavernous market arena.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The design of this building is stunning, not surprising given it was designed by Gustave Eiffel. Hard to believe it was ever actually a working post office. However, my trip was marred after I was robbed/conned by a taxi driver named 'Fern' (English pronunciation). having...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place to visit during in Saigon. Old building with high class architecture. Nice place for take a picture and get souvenir.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fina_Alfi
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is a wonder in terms of the building itself - beautiful tiles. A market along the front was busy but had some wonderful things. Worth checking out out if just for interior.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michos65
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The post office is a very nice old building . It’s beautiful inside . The multiple arches in the central hall are impressive to behold . I enjoyed shopping at the gift shops . The prices of all the gift items were very reasonable. And...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With the Cathedral closed for extensive renovation the Central Post office opposite is still worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Guernseyguy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a building of a great historical significance and have to say the government has maintained it well. The post office is still functional inside, which is a great deal. Sadly it’s too commercialised with too many stalls inside selling souvenirs. Must visit place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VishalSawant
Reviewed 3 days ago

Certainly not a highlight of my trip to Vietnam. Again there seemed to be more emphasis on the gift shops located on both side of the post-office. Don't fret if you can't fit it into your agenda

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Virg64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This building is quite beautiful and the post office is still in use. I recommend buying some postcards there and sending them home. Apart from that there is not much to do at this place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kelly H
January 7, 2018|
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Response from millwall_fan | Reviewed this property |
I remember those banks of phones in Post Offices across Europe, back in the day! Not needed now in the Mobile Phone generation! Great to see they haven't removed them - a great colonial experience until you look up at Uncle... More
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Devyani B
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Cascading | Reviewed this property |
This is the information I found. Opening hours Sunday 8AM–6PM Monday 7AM–7PM Tuesday. 7AM-7PM Wednesday 7AM–7PM Thursday (Children's Day) 7AM–7PM Hours might differ Friday 7AM–7PM Saturday 7AM–6PM
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Nichola A
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