Nha Rong Wharf

Referring to Nha Rong Wharf, each of us cannot help but know the famous place name that has contributed to changing the entire history of Vietnam. Here, on June 5, 1111, young man Nguyen Tat Thanh boarded the Amiral Latouche Tréville (France) named Van Ba, starting a journey to find a way to save the country for 30 years.

1. Date, time to visit and tickets to Nha Rong Wharf

  • Address of Nha Rong Wharf: No. 01 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ward 12, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Opening day: Tuesday to Sunday.
  • Opening hours: from 7:30 am to 11:30 am; Afternoon from 13:30 - 17:00.
  • There is no ticket price for Nha Rong wharf (no admission ticket).
Note: You should visit in the afternoon from 13h30 - 17h00 because you can watch the whole sunset or watch Nha Rong Wharf at night.

2. How Nha Rong Wharf is unique?

Nha Rong Wharf, which is the headquarters of Saigon Commercial Port. It's located on the Saigon River. Built in 1863, it was one of the first buildings of the French colonialists when they captured Saigon. The building was built with Western architecture. But on the top of the building is attached two dragons bearing the "Dragons flanking moon". Because of the image of two dragons, people called the Dragon House.

3. Nha Rong architectural structures

In 1954, after the French colonial defeat in Indochina. Nha Rong Wharf returned to the South Vietnamese government for management. Then they repaired the roof of the house and replaced it with two new dragons with a turning back and out.

After 1975, Nha Rong Wharf was transformed into Ho Chi Minh Museum - Ho Chi Minh City Branch. It's a branch of the system of museums and monuments of President Ho Chi Minh around the country.

Among 9 galleries, there are 6 galleries dedicated to documents and exhibits about President Ho Chi Minh. And 3 galleries showcasing topical news, meeting political requirements and missions in each given time.

On September 2, 1979, on the 10th anniversary of the death of President Ho Chi Minh. Nha Rong opened the door to visitors to exhibit "President Ho Chi Minh's search for a way to save the country" (1890- 1945).

4. Eating places near Nha Rong Wharf

Because it is located in the downtown area. That you can easily find delicious food around this area. The address of the restaurant with countless delicious local food around Nha Rong Wharf. Sure it will give visitors comfortable comfort after a long time of visiting.

  • Labbing Dau - 14 Ton Dan, Ward 13, District 4
  • Bánh canh giò nạc - 10 Pho Duc Chinh - District 1
  • Honey patbingsu - 50 Ho Tung Mau, District 1
  • Synthetic Dimsum - Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu, Ben Nghe, District 1

Tours to Ho Chi Minh City, visitors cannot forget to visit the historical place which witnessed the departure and finding the way to save the country. This place is both a valuable knowledge and a memorial place, grateful for the great work of Ho Chi Minh.

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