Bui Thi Xuan is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. Book a hotel in Bui Thi Xuan and start exploring everything in and around Ho Chi Minh City.
The museums and monuments are some of the area's top attractions. Stroll the halls at Museum of Fine Arts, War Remnants Museum, or Museum of Ho Chi Minh City. For cultural attractions, head to Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre, Duc Minh Private Museum, and Southern Vietnam Women Museum. Mariamman Temple, Xa Loi Pagoda, and Cho Quan Church are monuments worth a look. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Reunification Palace, Quoc Tu Pagoda, and Ho Chi Minh City Hall Square. Saigon Culinary Arts Centre, Saigon Skydeck, and Saigon Zoo and Botanic Garden are family favorites.
Shopping, swimming, and taking a tour are just a few things to do in the area. Why not catch a game or event at Thong Nhat Stadium? Local parks like September 23 Park, Tao Dan Park, and 30-4 Park are peaceful spots. With a shopping trip to Zen Plaza, Ben Thanh Market, or Saigon Square, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to An Dong Market, Saigon Tax Trade Center, or Diamond Plaza.
Don't pass up a chance to see Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, and Ho Chi Minh City Notre Dame Cathedral. Notre Dame Square, Parkson Plaza, and Hoa Binh Market are other top spots to see.
The Ho Chi Minh City (SGN-Tan Son Nhat Intl.) airport is 3.6 miles (5.8 km) from Bui Thi Xuan.