District 7 Ho Chi Minh City In An Ultimate Travel Guide

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District 7 is one of the busiest, most modern and developed districts out of 24 districts in Ho Chi Minh City, with an area of 35,69 km² divided into 10 wards. A large number of foreigners also choose to live in District 7 Ho Chi Minh city because of its up-to-date and adequate facilities, diverse services and green space. District 7 also has Phu My Hung urban area, which is known as the most worth-living place in Ho Chi Minh City.

- District 7 Saigon area: 35,76 km2

- Ho Chi Minh city postal code District 7: 756000

Not so busy and vibrant like District 1 or District 3, but District 7 Saigon has its own charms with lots of modern works and landmarks. Here below is a quick guide to visiting Ho Chi Minh city district 7 for first-time travelers.

I - Top best things to do in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City

1 - Artinus 3D Art Museum - must-visit site in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City

This is the largest 3D art museum in Ho Chi Minh City, having a series of lively and large 3D paintings in various themes. Created by numerous famous artists, each painting here is mainly made of lacquer, a material which gives the best visual effects. You can enjoy the artworks, as well as take interesting and humorous photos here.

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A popular attractions in Saigon District 7 - Source: Vntrip

The museum's campus is about 4,000m2, divided into 9 zones displaying different themes such as jungle, ocean, love, Egypt, Fantasy, Strange House,... In particular, the Vietnam Zone includes various paintings recreating the scenes of traditional villages, scenic attractions, and outstanding constructions of the country. These works and decorations are all placed in a central position, helping you understand more about Vietnam's culture and admire the beautiful nature of it.

- Address: No.2 - 4 Street 9, Him Lam Residential Area, Tan Hung Ward, District 7

- Ticket price:

+ Weekdays: 200,000 VND / person ($8.05)

+ Weekend: 250,000 VND / person  ($10.06)

2 - Hello Park - one of the best Ho Chi Minh District 7 attractions

For those who are passionate about speed and want to experience thrills, this Go Kart Saigon spot is a must-visit play site with modern equipment. Hello Park consists of two amusement zones: a children's pool area and a motorbike race area as a miniature F1 design race track. On the track of about 340m long with lots of difficult bends, you will certainly experience the most amazing races with Kart motorcycles.

- Address: No.582/12 Huynh Tan Phat Street, Tan Phu Ward, District 7

- Motorbike race area: 125,000 - 275,000 VND / person / 5 - 15 mins ($5.4 - 11.9) 

- Children's swimming pool: 70,000 VND / kid / entry from 8am - 7pm ($3)

3 - Polar Expo Snow House in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City

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Polar Expo Snow House - Source: Internet

This is one of the most ideal destinations to hide from the sultry weather in Ho Chi Minh City, with a total area of 1,500m2 and an average inside temperature of 15oC. Its included items, paths, and shops are all made from ice, combined with the light to create a unique world of art, which brings you the most fantastic experiences. Coming to this “city of ice and snow”, you can comfortably take photos and participate in unusual sports such as skiing on ice, making a snowman, throwing snowballs,...

- Address: No.2 - 4 Street 9, Him Lam Residential Area, Tan Hung Ward, District 7

- Ticket price:

+ Weekdays: 150,000 VND / person ($6.05)

+ Weekend: 220,000 VND / person  ($8.86)

4 - Memorial House of Ho Chi Minh President

This is a famous historical site in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City, built in 1985 - 1986 with a total area of 1,377.5m2, divided into main hall, souvenir room, and traditional room. The Memorial House currently displays lots of artifacts, documents, items, etc. regarding the life and career of President Ho Chi Minh. This site is built from stones and wood taken from different parts of the country, filled with traditional architectural features and many special meanings, making it a must-see destination of Ho Chi Minh City.

- Address: No. 458/25, Quarter 2, Binh Thuan Ward, District 7

- Opening hours: 7:30am - 5:30pm

5 - Starlight Bridge and Crescent Lake

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Starlight bridge - Source: Internet

Not only one of the modern symbols of District 7 Ho Chi Minh City, this is also an ideal place for you to enjoy the fresh air and youthful energy of Saigon nightlife. The entire Starlight Bridge is 154m long, shaped quite similar to a crescent moon, surrounded by two large squares on the sides always filled with people. In these places, there are often spontaneous art performances, local people exercising and snack vendors selling many types of fruit juices, fresh fruits, street food, and so on.

This Ho Chi Minh District 7 attraction is decorated with many small light bulbs everywhere, from the rails to hidden under the cement, which are turned on when night falls. Combined with the water spray system on both sides, Starlight Bridge suddenly becomes extremely magical, colorful and sparkling, looking like a bridge made of stars, resulting in its name. If you come early, you can also bask in the gentle sunset sunlight, mingle with the bustling car horns, and feel the rhythm of life here.

- Address: Phu My Hung Urban Area, Binh Thuan Ward, District 7

6 - Crescent Mall Shopping Center

Located near Crescent Lake in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City, Crescent Mall is one of a few commercial centers overlooking the Saigon River, making it a perfect spot for you to stroll around in a relaxed and peaceful evening.

Built according to international standards, this 45,000m2 has a total of 6 floors and 3 basements, divided into different areas serving visitors’ needs of shopping, culinary and entertainment. This is a favorite place to visit if you live or visit Phu My Hung urban area. 

- Address: No.101 Ton Dat Tien Street, Phu My Hung District 7 Urban Area, Tan Phu Ward

- Opening hours: 7am - 10pm

7 - SC Vivocity Shopping Center

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SC Vivocity - Source: Internet

This is one of the largest commercial centers in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City, with an area of about 62,000m2 designed in a harmonious combination between Vietnamese culture and Singapore culture. SC Vivocity shopping center has 5 floors, including many services, from games, cinemas, to shops displaying more than 140 major brands in the fields of fashion, entertainment, education, culinary,... The modern, spacious and vibrant space of the commercial center will give you very impressive check-in photos.

- Address: No.1058 Nguyen Van Linh Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7

- Opening hours: 7:30am - 10:30pm

8 - Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC)

Shopping in SECC is one of the best things to do in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City. This is also an  ideal place for events, conferences, and exhibitions. SECC has a total indoor area of 40,000m2 and an outdoor area of about 15,000m2. SECC provides approximately 2,000 seats; 2 hotels having the international 4 and 5-star standard; and 1,000 bedrooms. The center also serves a full range of technical equipment, television, audio-visual, etc. to ensure professional and successful events. 

- Address: No.799, Nguyen Van Linh Avenue, Tan Phu Ward

II - District 7 Ho Chi Minh City top restaurants 

1 - Hoang Yen - Vietnamese cuisine restaurant

As one of the most famous district 7 restaurants, this place specializes in traditional Vietnamese food, fully converging the quintessence of the country's cuisine with delicious traditional dishes. Hoang Yen offers a comprehensive menu of food made by harmoniously combining ingredients, such as braised meat with coconut, fried chicken wings with fish sauce, crispy rice, fish balls, lotus leaf steamed rice, and so on.

- Address: CR1 - 12, Crescent Lake Area, no.103 Ton Dat Tien Street, Tan Phu Ward

- Prices: 100,000 - 550,000 VND/dish ($4.31 - 23.7) 

- Opening hours: 10am - 10pm

2 - Yeebo - a famous Saigon District 7 restaurant

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This District 7 Ho Chi Minh City restaurant has more than 30 years of operation, specializing in serving hot pot, seafood and Chinese food. Even the space here has a traditional, cozy feel like the kind of Chinese restaurant with revolving dining tables, people sitting together. The signature dishes of the restaurant include Uyen Uong hotpot, Xi Quach hotpot made of nutritious broth and fresh seafood, extremely delicious because of its rich flavor, served with the typical dipping sauce with sesame, satay, and so on.

- Opening hours: 7am - 2pm and 5pm - 10pm

- Food prices: 300,000 - 660,000 VND / dish ($12.9 - 28.5)

- Address: No.109 Ton Dat Tien Street, Tan Phu Ward

3 - Hanami Sushi - Japanese cuisine

This is the ideal restaurant in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City for those who are fans of Japanese cuisine, especially sushi with quite cheap prices compared to the quality. Located on the 5th floor of the Crescent Mall, although Hanami is small, it is a great place for you to bond with family or friends, enjoy good food and admire the view of the river. The beautiful and fresh dishes here are prepared by Japanese chefs with authentic flavors, and the most prominent of which are noodle dishes such as spicy or bone-based ramen, char siu Udon noodles, and so on.

- Opening hours: 10am - 10pm 

- Food prices: 79,000 - 149,000 VND/dish ($3.4 - 6.4)

- Address: F5 Crescent Mall, No.101 Ton Dat Tien Street in Phu My Hung urban area, Tan Phu Ward

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III - Top best hotels in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City

Saki Aparthotel 4 - a 3-star hotel

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This hotel is designed in minimalist style, with the use of brown, white tones and blue interior to bring the guests a comfortable, cozy, and comfortable experience. Saki Aparthotel also has a terrace for guests to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery, along with other facilities such as wellness spa treatments, bar, restaurant,... Located in the center of District 7, it is also very convenient for you to move from here to famous places to visit in Saigon such as Nha Rong Wharf, Fine Arts Museum or Ben Thanh Market.

- Address: No.188 Ha Huy Tap Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7

- Room price: 280,000 - 550,000 VND/room/night ($12.06 - 23.7)

- Phone: 0349 555 506

Hotel MerPerle Crystal Palace - 4-star hotel in District 7 Ho Chi Minh City

Designed in neoclassical style and combined with modern equipment, this hotel in District 7 Saigon offers guests a luxurious space with classic European style. The rooms of MerPerle Crystal Palace are spacious, modernly designed with a balcony overlooking the garden, providing guests with the most comfortable and enjoyable experience. In addition to spa services, a fitness center and a beautiful vintage cafe, the food menu here is also quite diverse with lots of delicious dishes.

- Address: No.13 Nguyen Luong Bang Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7

- Room price: 1,250,000 - 3,250,000 VND/room/night ($54 - 140) 

- Phone: 0907 46 39 99

Oakwood Residence Saigon - 5-star hotel

This is one of the most luxurious hotels in District 7 Ho Chi Minh which has an elegant design with spacious rooms, modern facilities and great services. Staying at Oakwood Residence, you are offered lots of services including outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, bar & cafes, served by attentive staff. It's also a good choice for ones traveling with family, due to its special kids’ menu and playroom, plus gym & fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment.

- Address: No.1056A Nguyen Van Linh Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7

- Room price: 1,620,000 - 2,000,000 VND/ room/night ($70 - 86)

- Phone: 0283 775 3999

District 7 Ho Chi Minh City is not only an attractive tourist destination, but also an ideal place to live for foreign travelers. The infrastructure system here is invested and developed synchronously, with many events, programs organized and countless interesting entertainment spots. Hopefully with the above information, you have a better understanding about Ho Chi Minh city District 7 to have an interesting trip here.

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