Saigon Central Post Office
Located in district 1 - the heart of Ho Chi Minh Centre, the Saigon Central Post Office is one of the must-see destinations when you visit Saigon. It is one of the oldest buildings in Saigon, and one of the symbols of Ho Chi Minh City.
Address: 02 Cong Xa Paris, Ben Nghe District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnamese: Bưu Điện Thành Phố.
Opening: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm.
Saigon Central Post Office was built in the 1980s when Vietnam was part of French Indochina, with its unique European architecture and nearly 130 years of age, it has long been considered a symbol of Saigon along with Ben Thanh Market and the Notre Dame Cathedral.
Until now, the Post Office is still operating normally, postal activities still take place daily. Lots of Saigon's specialty souvenirs are sold here, especially is the stamps.
Saigon Central Post Office is located in a lively area in Saigon, next to the Notre Dame Cathedral, the 30/4 Park and surrounded by modern business centers.
HOW TO GO
From Ben Thanh Market to Saigon Central Post Office is about 1 km, you can get there by bus, taxi or on foot. You should use google maps to get there easier.
In departure, you enter: "Ben Thanh Market".
In destination, you enter: "Saigon Central Post Office".
Then click on "Start" and follow the instructions.
Similarly, if you come from another place.
If you walk, you will take about 15 minutes.
If you get there by taxi/grab, the cost around 20,000 dong.
Saigon Post Office is located in the most lively area of Saigon, near Notre Dame Cathedral, The Independence Palace and Nguyen Van Binh book road so you should take time to explore this area.
Lots of Saigon's specialty products are sold, especially is the stamps.
The best time to visit is in the morning or afternoon, estimated time is about 30 minutes.