Known for being walkable and economical, District 7 is a relaxing neighborhood, offering convenient options for restaurants, bars, and cafes. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the lake and parks. District 7 is a great home base for exploring the greater Ho Chi Minh City area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around District 7
The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Study the collections at Museum of Fine Arts, Ton Duc Thang Museum, or Museum of Ho Chi Minh City. The local culture at Opera House, Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre, and War Remnants Museum might be just what you're looking for. Mariamman Temple, Cho Quan Church, and Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica are monuments worth a look. Learn about local history at Reunification Palace and Giac Lam Pagoda. Be sure to get some family photos at Saigon Skydeck, Saigon Culinary Arts Centre, and Saigon Zoo and Botanic Garden.
Shopping, sightseeing, and taking a tour are a few popular activities in the area. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at September 23 Park, Tao Dan Park, and 30-4 Park. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Saigon Paragon Mall, The Cresent Mall, and SC VivoCity. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Nha Rong Wharf, Bach Dang Wharf, or Saigon Square.
Why not visit Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Tax Trade Center, and Ho Chi Minh City Hall Square while you're here? You can also visit Parkson Plaza, Vincom Center Shopping Mall, and Zen Plaza.
Getting around District 7
Learn about your options for water transportation at the marina.
District 7 is 7 miles (11.2 km) from the airport in Ho Chi Minh City (SGN-Tan Son Nhat Intl.).