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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

We stopped by as it looked very appealing from outside and was listed as a "thing to do" but it was somewhat disappointing. The architecture was lovely - inside and out - but that was about the extent of it. It was however, a nice...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Building is beautiful. However the high point of my visit was to meet with old the Vietnamese guy who had been writing letters for illiterate Vietnamese since the 1950's. He would take their oral information and translate to French and later to english in letter...More

Thank Tom9078
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This location is the downtown area....and very oldest post office but not for tourists zone. However, if you arrive this area then almost interesting places are there. Because it's the most central shopping places there. Very famous oldest church located there, The large shopping centers...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 2 days ago

very old but amazingly interesting place that still functions. Met Duo g Van, NGO public writer and translator between the Vietnamese, French and American soldiers during the war, still going at 88 years of age

Thank 477Michelle1968
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this attraction during our visit to Saigon when touring round Vietnam. This building is a residue from the French colonial period and has all the grace and charm of the time. Our guide introduced us to one of the oldest employees of the...More

Thank fraserfritz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just to clarify, this's a genuine post office, though postal services appear to be an after thought rather than the key business. And also from the appearance of what is behind the counter, the mail of yours will take many days to be sent. It...More

Thank Nye S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful building, and photo opportunity. Inside it is dominated by souvenirs. And I got mine too ! Not sure if there are any real post office activity going on! But worth a walk thru.

Thank george60898
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit in HCM since both the outside and the inside of the office is so nice. So may picture-worthy spots. I just missed sending postcard since we went there around 6pm and their office closes at 5pm.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Saigon Central Post Office is one of the most iconic tourist destinations in Ho Chi Minh City, with its' charming colonial architecture. While some mistakenly credit Gustave Eiffel, the famed designer of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, it was actually designed by French architect...More

Thank Eternal_Traveller_BG
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this olde world charm of the place.. It’s quaint counters where one can buy souvenirs, postcards, etc. In fact we did actually send postcards back home to our families from here... The PO is very well preserved and is a must for...More

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Kelly H
7 January 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
Devyani B
27 May 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
Nichola A
17 March 2017|
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Yes it is