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24 hours in Saigon

24 hours in Saigon

30 Oct 2019 Experiences, Couples, Short Breaks, Solo Traveller, Travel Stories, Travel Tips


Shake off the jet lag with a caffeine fix at The Workshop, a local coffee house that’s serious about its brews. There is a vast array of beans on offer, sourced both locally and internationally


Lace up for a four-hour exploration of the city’s burgeoning art scene with Sophie’s Art Tour, which includes must-see stops like Salon Saigon


Refuel and shop on Dong Khoi, a one-kilometre stretch between the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Saigon River. Hermes and Chanel may have shopfronts here, but old trinket salesmen still hold fast, selling soldier dog tags and other war-era knick-knacks.  


Take in the country’s most contemporary live performance, the A O show, at the Saigon Opera House, a historic French Colonial landmark.


Book a table at the exclusive Vietnam House. The restaurant reopened last year with Australian-Vietnamese celebrity chef, Luke Nguyen, at the helm.


Enjoy a cocktail with a view at Chill Skybar, at the top of AB Tower 


Call it a night at the Reverie Saigon, the city’s plushest hotel offering both opulent Italian interiors, and spacious rooms and suites.

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