1. HCM: War Remnants Museum & Independence Palace Walking Tour
Ever wanted to spontaneously book a tour on the same day you take it? This short walking tour will have you visiting the historical landmarks known as the War Remnants Museum and the Reunification or Independence Palace in just two hours! This is perfect if you only have a couple of hours to spare. You can also choose from multiple start times for a time that suits you. Want to learn about the history of Vietnam and the impact the Vietnam War had on the Vietnamese? The War Remnants Museum and the Independence Palace are two significant structures that tell a comprehensive side of history from the Vietnamese perspective. Spend an hour in the War Remnants Museum and walk through the numerous exhibits that contextualize the varied war atrocities. Then you’ll head over to the Independence Palace, a landmark government building that is associated with the fall of Saigon in 1975. Go on a guided tour with a friendly and knowledgeable guide who will help you explore these two historic spots in Ho Chi Minh. Understand the Vietnamese perspective on the Vietnam War as you wander through the deeply moving yet grisly exhibits in the War Remnants Museum and marvel at the interiors and structure of the Independence Palace.