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Post office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
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Distance from city center: 3mi
alvingb's pictureby alvingb Shopping travel tip
added on the 17th of April, 2011
The post office looks extremely grand and it is a huge place that has beautiful interior designs that looks like you are back in the 20th Century. This is one great place to buy souvenirs for friends and families back home. There are stores in the middle of the post office and they all sell different kinds of gifts and souvenirs that you can buy.
These souvenirs are really cheap and are mostly fixed price. Thus bargaining is not really going to work here. One tip is to bring small change such as 10,000 dongs and 15,000 dongs or 5,000 dong notes since most of the gifts and souvenirs can be bought at that price. You may be overwhelmed by the different notes you may get back if you buy a 15,000 dong item with a 100,000 dong note. So it would be great to bring some small notes.

Address:
2 Cong Xa Paris, District 1



Price:
Admission to Post office = Free

Small souvenirs can cost between = 5,000 - 20,000 Dongs.

Opening Hours:
6.30 am to 9.30 pm daily.


How to get there:
Taking a taxi would be the best option

On the web:
http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Vietnam/Thanh_Pho_Ho_Chi_Minh/Ho_Chi_Minh_City-1470720/Things_To_Do-Ho_Chi_Minh_City-Post_Office-BR-1.html

 
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