Saigon Zoo And Botanical Garden - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Saigon Zoo And Botanical Garden
Established in 1865, it is Vietnam's largest zoo and botanical garden. Home to over a hundred species of mammals, reptiles and birds, as well as many rare orchids and ornamental plants.
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Saigon Central Post Office
1.06km from Saigon Zoo And Botanical Garden
A post office known for its Gothic, Renaissance and French influences. The building was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century. It is adorned with a most artistic façade, and is particularly well laid out and well equipped.
Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon
1.12km from Saigon Zoo And Botanical Garden
Established by French colonists who initially named it L'eglise de Saïgon, the cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. The name Notre-Dame Cathedral has been used since 1959. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet). All the original building materials were imported from France and the cathedral foundation was designed to bear ten times the weight of the cathedral.
Ho Chi Minh City Museum
1.46km from Saigon Zoo And Botanical Garden
A former European style palace converted into a museum. Hosts numerous local artefacts, as well as holds collections that detail the geography as well as the commercial significance of Hoch Chi Minh city. There is an underground bunker and tunnel that the visitors could also explore.
1.59km from Saigon Zoo And Botanical Garden
Also known as Reunification Palace, it was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. It was the site of the end of the Vietnam War during the Fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975, when a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through its gates.
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