Independence Palace


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Independence Palace

If you have the opportunity to travel to Saigon, do not miss the historic Independence Palace. This is a place of pride in our nation. Let’s explore the Independence Palace with Origin Travel!

How Independence Palace is unique?

The Independence Palace also has 2 other names: Reunification Palace and Reunification Hall, formerly the residence and workplace of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. In 2009, it was officially ranked as one of the first 10 special national monuments in the country.

Independence Palace

The palace was built on the design of architect Ngo Viet Thu including 3 main floors, 1 terrace, 2 mezzanines, ground floor, 2 basements and a terrace for landing helicopters. The palace has more than 100 rooms with different decorations depending on the purpose of use. Such as the theatre hall, the Cabinet Room, the grand banquet hall, the National Letter room, the entertainment room, the cinema room, the gallery, …

Top things to do Independence Palace

1. The fixed area

Is including the theatre, the banquet room, the cabinet room, the National Security Council room; presidential living room, office of the president, office of the vice president of the Republic of Vietnam, the living room of the vice president, the national letter room, the bedroom of the presidential family, living area, Lady’s living room, cinema room, entertainment room, retreat floor, operations staff room, communications room, presidential battle room, kitchen, Jeep, F5E aircraft, 390 tanks, 843 tanks.

2. Thematic area

The exhibition area for topics such as “From the Paris Agreement to the Ho Chi Minh campaign through reserve documents”, “The Ho Chi Minh Road through the documents of the Saigon government” or photo exhibitions like “Vietnam – A song of victory”.

Visitors not only look back at the vivid photos of the past but also learn more about the historical details hidden in it that have not been rewritten by books or newspapers. Those are the collections, the work of researching and deepening history experts.

3. Additional zones

It is the photo gallery that was later found and collected. The photos are kept by people from the resistance war to independence and sent to the Monuments to preserve and pass on to their descendants.

In addition to visiting the main area, visitors can take a walk outside the palace grounds with green lawns and see the Palace from many angles.

In addition to visiting the main area, visitors can take a walk outside the palace grounds with green lawns and see the Palace from many angles.

How to get there?

Located at: 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

In addition to walking or travelling by motorbike or taxi to get here, visitors from many different destinations can go by bus. There are 5 bus routes as follows:

  • 001: Ben Thanh – Cho Lon bus station
  • 002: Ben Thanh – Western bus station
  • 03: Ben Thanh – Thanh Loc
  • 04: Ben Thanh – Cong Hoa – An Suong bus station
  • 05: Cho Lon – Bien Hoa bus station

Recommended accommodation

  • Grand Silverland Hotel & Spa
  • Aristo Hotel
  • Sunrise Central Hotel
  • Au Lac Legend Hotel

All above that the most useful information about Independence Palace. That’s why all visitor spend their holiday in Ho Chi Minh city they always come to visit. Wishing you have a wonderful time in Independence-Palace.

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