A walkable neighborhood, Pham Ngu Lao is known for being family-friendly and economical, while having a great selection of restaurants, bars, and cocktails. The riverfront and parks showcase the area's natural beauty. Pham Ngu Lao has hotels and holiday apartments to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Ho Chi Minh City.
Sightseeing around Pham Ngu Lao
Some top attractions include the area's museums and monuments. Stroll the halls at Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, or War Remnants Museum. Attractions like Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre, Opera House, and Ton Duc Thang Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Mariamman Temple, Reunification Palace, and Cho Quan Church. Create some family memories at Saigon Culinary Arts Centre, Saigon Skydeck, and Saigon Zoo and Botanic Garden.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, hiking, and camping. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at September 23 Park, Tao Dan Park, or 30-4 Park. With a shopping trip to Zen Plaza, Ben Thanh Market, or Saigon Square, you might find that perfect souvenir. A visit to Nha Rong Wharf, Saigon Tax Trade Center, or Bach Dang Wharf won't disappoint either.
Don't miss Ho Chi Minh City Hall Square, Xa Loi Pagoda, and Parkson Plaza while you're here. You can also visit Notre Dame Square, Vincom Center Shopping Mall, and Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica.
Getting around Pham Ngu Lao
You can inquire about options for water travel at the marina.
At 4 miles (6.5 km), Ho Chi Minh City (SGN-Tan Son Nhat Intl.) is the closest major airport to Pham Ngu Lao.