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  • Address: 135 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Hours: Open daily 7:30am - 11am (closes for lunch), re-opens 1pm - 4pm
  • Admission: VND 15,000

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Reunification Palace

The Reunification Palace is an important site of political and cultural significance, built by the French in 1868 to mark the newly established colony of Indochina.

In 1945, it briefly became the headquarters for the Japanese after their defeat of the French. In 1962, two Vietnamese rebel pilots bombed the palace - the president survived but the palace did not. He commissioned a new one to be built.  It was renamed Independence Palace and the design became a Modernist icon.

In 1975 the palace was the symbolic site of the triumphant liberation of Saigon. Vietnam was then reunified; since then the building has been known as Reunification Palace.

Today it is a working government building as well as having areas open to the public. Tour the private quarters, the president's former office and the War Command Room. You get a real sense of what happened here and  its importance in Vietnamese history.

Practical Info

Situated in the heart of District 1 , a short walk from Ben Thanh market - follow Le Loi away from the market circle and turn left onto Nam Ky Khoi Nghia.

Don't miss the maze of basement rooms, where informative movies are screened continuously.

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Private Half-Day Tour of Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, null
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Private Half-Day Tour of Ho Chi Minh City

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

This half-day tour is the perfect activity to capture a glimpse of the historic landmarks and sites of Ho Chi Minh City such as the Reunification Palace, the ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $37.00
Full Day Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour with Lunch, Ho Chi Minh City, Private Sightseeing ... 
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Full Day Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour with Lunch

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Reviews

Start your day with a remarkable visit at some of the famous sights in Ho Chi Minh City such as the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office built during the ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $35.00
Half-Day Small-Group Ho Chi Minh City Tour, Ho Chi Minh City, City Tours
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Half-Day Small-Group Ho Chi Minh City Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Reviews

Ho Chi Minh (formerly Saigon) as the city is still frequently referred to be Vietnam's largest city. It is a fast-paced city full of contrasts as street ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Small-Group Ho Chi Minh City Tour with Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City, Half-day Tours
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Small-Group Ho Chi Minh City Tour with Cu Chi Tunnels

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

This exciting day out in Ho Chi Minh City will show many fascinating sights to explore this bustling city and the struggles underground. The small group tour ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $52.00
Private Full-Day Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour, Ho Chi Minh City, Full-day Tours
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Private Full-Day Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

Dig down deep and explore Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnamese metropolis locals still call 'Saigon,' on this fascinating 10-hour private tour, complete with an ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

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Small-Group Tour of Ho Chi Minh City Including Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City, Private Day Trips
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Small-Group Tour of Ho Chi Minh City Including Cu Chi Tunnels

4 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

See the historical and architectural highlights of Ho Chi Minh City on a full-day tour with an expert guide. After visiting the outskirts of town to tour the ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.00
Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh Stories of War Full-Day Tour, Ho Chi Minh City, City Tours
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Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh Stories of War Full-Day Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Let a personal guide lead you on a private tour of Vietnam’s military past. Experience a full-day itinerary at the Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City. First, ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $97.50
Cu Chi Tunnels and Saigon City Highlights Tour, Ho Chi Minh City, Full-day Tours
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Cu Chi Tunnels and Saigon City Highlights Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Ho Chi Minh City, still popularly referred to as Saigon by the locals, is a cultural melting pot with something to offer every traveler. While the city passes ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.00
Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Tour with Saigon River Speedboat Cruise, Ho Chi Minh City, Day Trips
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Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Tour with Saigon River Speedboat Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

Experience the best of Ho Chi Minh City on this half-day tour with a knowledgeable local guide. With a small-group of no more than 6 people, visit ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.00
Ho Chi Minh City Half-Day City Tour Including Notre-Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City, Half-day Tours
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Ho Chi Minh City Half-Day City Tour Including Notre-Dame Cathedral

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Ho Chi Minh City, still often referred to by its original name of Saigon, is a fast-paced city full of contrasts, where street vendors selling fruit and ...  Read more

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $26.00

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