Historical Attractions in Saigon

Opera House
With a rotating stage and an 800-seat hall, the Opera House meets the required standards for various artistic forms, such as singing, music, dancing, and traditional and modern dramas. Built at the beginning of 1897 to an original architectural design by French architect Ferret Eugene, who won a prize for theatre design in July 1895, the Opera House was restored and renewed in 2005 to celebrate the 407th anniversary of the foundation of Saigon (1698-2005).

 

For sightseeing and free of charge.

 

Notre Dame Cathedral
This Cathedral was built between October 1877 and April 1880.  With the approval of the Vatican, it was named Notre Dame at ceremonies held on December 7 and 8, 1959.  Its Neo-Romanesque architecture, with two 40 sq m bell towers, crowns the Paris Commune Square where it is located.

 

Opening Hours: 5:30 AM for local mass prayer
                        9:30 AM for international mass prayer
Free of charge

 

Reunification Palace
Formerly the Norodom Palace of the Indochina Governor General, then the Independence Palace of the Saigon Regime, the Reunification Palace was designed by Western-trained architect Ngo Viet Thu.  It was the residence of the Presidents of Vietnam Ngo Dinh Diem, Nguyen Van Thieu and Duong Van Minh.

 

Opening Hours: 7:30 AM – 11:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Daily
Adult: 30,000 VND per person

Children: 3,000 VND per person

Contact Information
Please contact our Concierge at +84 8 3824 1234 or email concierge.saiph@hyatt.com.

Area Activities

2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam,