District 5Vietnam

Trip time! Discover the monuments, local cuisine and temples in District 5.

Restaurants, Chinatown and top sights like An Dong Market—discover it all in District 5.

Known for

Shopping, Dining and Family-friendly

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Where to stay in District 5

Chinatown
Cholon which includes shopping and markets

Chinatown

Known for Chinatown, Shopping, Urban

You'll enjoy the cafes and monuments in Chinatown. You might want to make time for a stop at Binh Tay Market or The Garden Mall.

Top hotels in District 5

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Windsor Plaza Hotel
Windsor Plaza Hotel
4.5 out of 5
18 An Duong Vuong, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
£67
per night
30 Oct-31 Oct

Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Hoa Binh Market and An Dong Market. Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui ...

4.2/5Very Good! (707 reviews)

"Hotel was beautiful. Spotless. Well situated. Staff incredibly helpful and friendly. Buffet breakfast was lovely. Roof top Bar very relaxing for a nightcap drink.staff at the rooftop bar were great especially Mr ting"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Windsor Plaza Hotel
Zazz Urban Ho Chi Minh Hotel
Zazz Urban Ho Chi Minh Hotel
4 out of 5
28 Su Van Hanh, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
£46
per night
24 Oct-25 Oct

Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cho Quan Church and An Dong Market. Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking ...

4.2/5Excellent! (14 reviews)

"Location is great! Good for shopping and dining.nice place"…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Zazz Urban Ho Chi Minh Hotel
Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City
Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City
4.5 out of 5
242 Tran Binh Trong St, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
£68
per night
20 Nov-21 Nov

Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cho Quan Church and An Dong Market. Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (419 reviews)

"Breakfast was nice. Overall services was great. Will stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

Popular things to do in District 5

Ben Thanh Market
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Ben Thanh Market

4/5(80 reviews)

No trip to Ho Chi Minh City is complete without exploring this bustling market where you can enjoy a traditional Vietnamese dish or purchase souvenirs.

Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area
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Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area

3.5/5(28 reviews)

Known as the city’s main backpacker area, the streets of Pham Ngu Lao are lined with great value restaurants, colorful markets and lively bars.

War Remnants Museum
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War Remnants Museum

4.5/5(73 reviews)

This much-visited museum presents a confronting and often graphic portrayal of the Vietnam War.

Opera House
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Opera House

4/5(37 reviews)

This stunning theater, with its glistening white architecture and curved lines, makes it easy to forget that you are in Ho Chi Minh City and not in Paris.

Independence Palace
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Independence Palace

4/5(67 reviews)

Get an appreciation for the years of conflict and unrest that plagued Vietnam during the 20th century at this fascinating palace.

Saigon Central Post Office
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Saigon Central Post Office

4/5(70 reviews)

Make sure you write your postcards in Ho Chi Minh City, as it’s a great excuse to visit the city’s stunning 19th-century post office.

Top activities in District 5

Half-Day Ho Chi Minh City Chinatown Tour by Cyclo
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Half-Day Ho Chi Minh City Chinatown Tour by Cyclo

£24

Overview: Take a ride through Ho Chi Minh City the most traditional way- by cyclo (pedicab)! Relax and take in the sights as your driver trundles along the streets of Chinatown and you experience pre-war Saigon on this 3-hour tour.

Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour 1 Day From HCMC
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Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour 1 Day From HCMC

£97

MORNING TOUR WITH CU CHI TUNNELS 07:30am, Our tour guide and diver pick you up at your hotel for Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour 1 Day. 09.00am: we arrive in Cu Chi Tunnels (Ben Dinh).

Mekong Delta Tour W/ Vinh Trang Pagoda, Rowing-Boat & Lunch
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Mekong Delta Tour W/ Vinh Trang Pagoda, Rowing-Boat & Lunch

£20

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking river wonderland of the Mekong Delta, located only 2 hours drive from Ho Chi Minh City. This experience is exclusively crafted by our guides who are native to the region, so that you will experience the true local vibes of the area, and be away from the crowds of tourists.

Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Small-Group Tour
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Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Small-Group Tour

£19

Imagine spending your days living in underground tunnels, only able to come out at night when the sun is down - that's what the people of Cu Chi did nearly 50 years ago during the Vietnam War.

Luxury-Group Half-Day Tour of Cu Chi Tunnels
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Luxury-Group Half-Day Tour of Cu Chi Tunnels

£20

Escape the bustle of the city to explore rural scenery of Southern Vietnam and get an up-close look at the famous Cu Chi Tunnels in Southern Vietnam. Learn about the lives of Vietnamese soldiers by going for a subterranean stroll through the tunnels, and get the chance to fire guns from the Vietnam War era at a nearby shooting range.

Saigon to MuiNe
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Saigon to MuiNe

£21

On the way from Saigon to Mui Ne, you’ll have chance to gaze the beauty of meek and affable Ca Ty River, of course, drop in the stunning beaches, tropical forest, Sahara-like sand dunes, a beautiful harbor and ancient buildings such as the Hindu Cham towers and the Van Thuy Tu Temple.