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Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City: A beauty in the heart of Saigon

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Saigon is known as a bustling, modern city with many bustling and vibrant activities. But you can also find a nostalgic Saigon hidden somewhere in the alleys and ancient, long-standing buildings. One of those works is worth noticing: Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City.

Introduction

Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City
Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City

Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City is famous as a check-in point that attracts many tourists when visiting the city named after Uncle Ho. This special post office impresses with its classic architecture with sophisticated patterned lines and characteristic yellow color.

Here, you can easily find services: express delivery, money transfer, or sending letters by post. In addition, visitors can learn about Vietnamese history and culture through exciting exhibitions and collections.

Development history of the city post office

Sai Gon Central Post Office in the past
Sai Gon Central Post Office in the past – Source: Internet

Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City began construction in 1886 and continued until 1891 under the hands of talented French architect Gustave Eiffel.

During the war, Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City played an important role in communication between the people and the army and in the transmission of information and news between different locations in the South. During this period, the post office center was renovated and upgraded to meet the needs of the military and population.

After the war ended, Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City continued to develop and improve its services. The postal center has advanced equipment, such as fax machines, photocopiers, and typewriters.

To date, this particular post office is one of the city’s attractive destinations, providing high-quality postal services and a notable cultural and tourist destination with Unique classical French architecture and other art exhibitions, music, and cultural events.

Experience visiting Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City 

Sai Gon Central Post Office
Sai Gon Central Post Office – Source: Internet

Services at Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City 

The Post Office is a critical postal location in Ho Chi Minh City, providing a variety of services:

  • Express delivery: The post office provides express delivery services within the city and suburbs and other provinces nationwide and internationally.
  • Sending and receiving mail: Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City provides mail sending and receiving services, including regular mail, registered mail, express mail, international mail and value mail.
  • Parcel services: The post office provides parcel services, including parcels, express parcels, and international parcels.
  • Special mail services: Some special mail services include sending valuable international mail, important documents, and other special mail services.
  • Bill payment: You can pay utility bills, telephone, internet, electricity, water and other services.
  • Banking services: Several banking transactions, such as account openings, withdrawals, transfers, and other banking services, can be conducted here.

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Some activities at Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City

Sai Gon Central Post Office clock
Sai Gon Central Post Office clock – Source: Zing

Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City is a place that provides postal, express delivery, and banking services and has many other unique activities, giving you memorable travel experiences when you come here.

  • Exhibitions: The Post Office often organizes exhibitions related to postage and related topics. Exhibitions here are often constantly updated and changed periodically and can be held on holidays or special events with exciting activities.
  • Postal awards: Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City organizes the national postal awards. This is an essential event in the postal industry and is highly appreciated.
  • Convenient services: This location also has other convenient services for customers, such as photocopying, printing, selling phone cards, and selling stamps. This place also sells meaningful souvenirs. Visitors can visit and choose a satisfactory item for themselves.
  • Activities in the waiting room: The post office waiting room regularly has activities such as entertainment, reading and sports to help customers relax and entertain themselves while waiting.

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Note when visiting Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City

To have an enjoyable experience when visiting Sai Gon Central Post Office Ho Chi Minh City, you can “pocket” some of the following notes:

  • Opening hours: The post office is open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm every day. Please choose a suitable schedule for yourself to explore and experience freely.
  • Do not bring food and drinks inside: You should leave food, drinks and garbage outside to avoid causing pollution, affecting hygiene, and keeping the surrounding space clean and beautiful.
  • Security regulations: To ensure safety, you should comply with security regulations and should not bring items such as knives, swords, explosives, poisons, or items that are dangerous to others.
  • Security regulations: To ensure safety, you should comply with security regulations and should not bring items such as knives, swords, explosives, poisons, or items that are dangerous to others.

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