travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Thao Cam Vien (Zoo and Botanical Gardens), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 3.6mi
Photoguy's pictureby Photoguy Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 17th of April, 2011
Thao Cam Vien (Zoo and Botanical Gardens) is a great place to come to when you visit Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. There are many animal and plant species here in this place. Photographers can take great pictures of this animal and plants. Though the zoo is regarded by many as not in great condition with not so good enclosures. It certainly is a place for photographers to take great pictures. A tip here for photographers would be to bring you telephoto lens to take those close-up shots of the animals as the animals tend to be quite expressive.


This place is also great for people to just take a walk and admire the flora as well. A tip here would be to bring loads of water as it can get quite hot and thirsty as you walk through the place.

Address:
Nguyen Binh Khiem, District 1


Price:
Admission: VND8000.

Opening Hours:
Opening hours: 7.00 am to 8.00 pm daily.


How to get there:
Taxi is the best option

Phone number:
Tel: (08) 829-3728.

On the web:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saigon_Zoo_and_Botanical_Gardens

 
Cholon (Chinatown)Saigon Tourist Travel Service
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Ho Chi Minh City

  • Saigon Central Mosque
    Saigon Central Mosque is one of the 12 mosques in Ho Chi Minh City. Muslims from all over the world would come here to worship. This mosque is usually crowded on Fridays. This a very peaceful place to go to understand the Muslim culture in [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Post office in Ho Chi Minh City
    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 [...]
    D: 3mi00
  • Saigon Tourist Travel Service
    Saigon tourist travel service is a very important place for all tourists who are new to Ho Chi Minh City. This place is full of information about Ho Chi Minh and the various places that one can visit in the city. They also provide a very [...]
    D: 2.9mi00
  • Rex Hotel Rooftop Beer Garden
    Rex Hotel Rooftop Beer Garden is a great place to go to if you want to see the city from the above. This place is a beer garden where they sell alcoholic beverages to patrons. The main highlight of this place is the view that of the city [...]
    D: 3mi00
  • Sightseeing on a cyclo
    Travelling on a cyclo is a great experience and a great way to see Ho Chi Minh city in a slow and relaxed manner. You will be a able t o get a good view and at the same time you get to have a real feel of the city. The cyclo will travel to [...]
    D: 0.7mi00

Things about Ho Chi Minh City you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Ho Chi Minh City History

Saigon, along with the rest of the provinces, soon saw the rise of villages, colonial buildings, nature parks, and boulevards lined with trees. The port was developed and became a focal point in the commercial industry of the country. It also ushered better communication and transportation facilities in Vietnam.The uprising of Ho Chi Minh The twentieth century was a very memorable time in Saigon. [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Chengtu, China
Hi friend Ivisited chennai last month and found that chennai is a cool place. I got a rental car from one of the popular car service provider,...
Public Transportation: Travel to chennai in your own luxury car

Freiburg, Germany
Bat Dat Royal is a nice little Vietnamese/Chinese restaurant near the city center of Freiburg. They have a pretty good buffet and at night they...
Food: Bat Dat Royal China-Vietnam Restaurant

 

Madrid, Spain
Plaza del Cibeles (Cybeles Square) is the most beautiful part of Madrid. It is surrounded by huge and impressive buildings. In the center of the...
Sightseeing: Plaza del Cibeles

Corinth, Greece
You really shouldn´t miss the area of the ancient Corinthos with the remnants of the temple of Apollo and the great agora of the city.
General: The temple of Apollo

 

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Ocho Rios ( www.ocho-rios-jamaica.com ) has some of the most diverse tourist attractions. You have Dunns River Falls, Dolphin Cove, Blue Hole (this...
General: Ocho Rios Attractions

Zalau, Romania
If you arrive in Zalau you should visit Sfanta Vineri Cathedral wich is the 3rd largest cathedral in the Estern Europe.
General: Sfanta Vineri Cathedral

 

Mogadishu, Somalia
Somalia is full of poverty and dangerous i recommend to choose another destination
General: Dont go

Albuquerque, New Mexico
If you are into sharp, chili sauces and you don't mind if your mouth burns up with fire, than Sadie's the place to visit, because they have...
Food: Sadie's in Albuquerque

 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
If you're looking for famous brands at a budget price than you have to go to the East Town Women's Reseal Shop. They have clothes,...
Shopping: East Town Women's Resale Shop

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Though it may be more interesting for students, the University of Tulsa Campus can be just as 'entertaining' or adults as your youngsters...
Sightseeing: University of Tulsa Campus

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*