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Address: At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Phone Number:
+84(08)829-6862
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This post office also houses a useful office center with phones and fax...

This post office also houses a useful office center with phones and fax lines.

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Very nice building and a step back in time. The Post Office is still a working building as well as a tourist destination.

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Orlová
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Central Post Office in Saigon is very beautiful building, near Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral. Is often erroneously credited as being the work of Gustave Eiffel. Building was designed by Alfred Foulhoux. I sent a postcard from there myself.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Very nice building and a step back in time. The Post Office is still a working building as well as a tourist destination.

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Chau Doc, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the visit [walking, tour, etc.] as restored in excellent condition and next to cathedral and close to other places of interest. Restoration of the colonial style ceiling, replete with old Indochine map is superb.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The historical central post office is a major tourist attraction in Ho Chi Minh city. Right next to the Notre Dame Cathedral, this beautiful old building is still well maintained and full of beaming tourists. If you're a general tourist, it has lot of things to offer. The architecture of the building, the old phone booths inside, great place to... More 

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Haworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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I agree that the interior is of interest and that the features represent great colonial architecture. But for me it was spoiled by the very many souvenir shops

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This is one of the main places that tourists are told to come when they visit Saigon. It's convenient because it is close to the independence palace, and the Cathedral. Good photo ops, but don't plan to stay for more than 20 to 30 minutes.

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Near the Notre Dame cathedral and Independence palace. Good to pop in and have a look at. Also pays to google its history...

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Thank thebateman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very beautiful building as you walk up to it but once inside has high valuted ceilings and increadible mosaic floor. Two big maps of the area of Vietnam are hung at the entrance but an imposing portrait of Ho Chi Minh gazes down on you from the end of the hall. There are the old writers desks where locals who... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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Has a unique quaint feel to it. The architecture of the facade is very impressive and the post office offers a unique blend of communication & preview of the Vietnamese culture under one roof.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent view when you go inside the General Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City. There were 2 sournier shops in both sides of the building and very old phone booths also there with time clocks. Mint stamps and firts day covers available for stamp collectors.

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