There are 48 flights operating between Istanbul and Ho Chi Minh City. You may find frequent flights from Istanbul, Bangkok and Sofia to Ho Chi Minh City.
Are you looking for cheap fares for Ho Chi Minh City flights? In the coming 3 months: Ankara Ho Chi Minh City 9,581 TL, Athens Ho Chi Minh City 3,829 TL and Antalya Ho Chi Minh City 15,128 TL
Better to book your flight to Ho Chi Minh City 15 days before departure to get the best fares on average.
December and July months are the highest season for Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City. The prices are higher compared to the other periods. You will find the cheapest flight prices in the following months: June and September.
Ho Chi Minh, the largest city in Vietnam, takes its name from the leader of North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh. The city, which was formerly known as Saigon when it was the capital of the French Cochinchin colony, remained the capital of South Vietnam until 1975.
The city, which was the capital of the French Cochinchin colony and was the capital of South Vietnam until 1975, is now divided into 24 administrative regions. The 12 districts in Ho Chi Minh have numbers, not names. Although the name Saigon was officially changed, it still continues to be used as the name of the district in the middle of the city among the people. The largest in the city, surrounded by many rivers, streams and canals, still carries the name Saigon. The port of the city was established in 1862 and has always been vital for Saigon.
Places to visit
All the items in the Independence Palace on Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, which bear the traces of the Vietnam War, were left as they were in 1975, when the North conquered the South. The building, which has only been renamed since the 1960s, is open to visitors as the Reintegration Palace. There is a tank model at the entrance. The War Remnants Museum was opened at the end of the fifth month after the fall of the South Vietnamese administration. In the museum located on Vo Van Tan Street, equipment of the Vietnamese and US army and documents of the period are exhibited.
Ho Chi Minh's most important Islamic structure is the Central Mosque, one of the 12 mosques in the city. The construction of the mosque, located on Dong Du Street, was completed in 1935. The Muslim community of the mosque, which is still actively open to worship, consists of people from Pakistan and Indonesia. Notre Dame Cathedral, which was built by the French Catholics of the period, is located on Han Thuyen Street, while Hindu Buddhist temples are located on Thien Hau, Nguyen Trai Streets. If you have time, other Buddhist temples you can visit are Quan Am and Phung Son Tu.
One of the city's most important museums is the Ho-Chi-Minh Museum, named after the founder of Vietnam. The museum, which also includes sections from the life of the city's eponymous Ho Chi Minh, continues to keep the memory of the ruler alive. The Administration Building, located on Nguyen Hue Street under the name of Hôtel de Ville, serves as the people's assembly today. The importance of the building is that it remains from the French colonial period. The Ho Uncle Monument, one of the symbols of the city, is located in front of the building, which is illuminated at night and takes on eye-catching colors. It is possible to see ancient ruins at the Vietnam History Museum, located at the intersection of Le Duan and Nguyen Binh Khiem Streets. However, the Botanical Gardens offer a relaxing view of the beautiful Vietnamese landscape.
35 km from Ho Chi Minh. In Cu-Chi, located in the northwest, it is possible to see the effect of the war on the people. The tunnels, which are one of the most important reasons for the USA to lose the war, are located in this region. North Vietnam, which was called Tonkin during the French colonial period, offers great travel opportunities. The most interesting of these is undoubtedly Halong Bay, located 176 km from Hanoi. Along the way, where you can also observe the local village life, you have a very different experience in a magnificent view of paddy fields, farm animals, tourists on bicycles. Halong Bay is also on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Eating, Drinking and Shopping
Vietnamese cuisine, which is considered one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, consists of fish sauces, shrimp paste, soy sauce, rice, Vietnamese mint, coriander, basil leaves, fresh spices, fruits and vegetables. As for meat, fish, chicken, pork and beef and various seafood are also distinguished from other cuisines by their cooking technique and time. In addition to the local dishes of Vietnam, the French influence from the colonial period is also seen in the city. Don't leave Le Quy Don Street without eating ice cream!
For places to shop in the city, Saigon Square, Averie Gallery in Dong Khoi, Cho Ben Thanh and Huynh Thuc Khang are the right addresses.
How to Get to Ho Chi Minh
It is possible to reach Ho Chi Minh in approximately 12 hours with Turkish Airlines' connecting flights from Bangkok. Transportation from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to the city is provided by bus and taxi.
|Popular Flights||Ticket Price|
|Ankara - Ho Chi Minh City||9,581.28|
|Athens - Ho Chi Minh City||3,828.95|
|Bangkok - Ho Chi Minh City||1,262.06|
|Delhi - Ho Chi Minh City||2,350.97|
|Bali - Ho Chi Minh City||1,329.10|
|Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City||1,176.12|
|Istanbul - Ho Chi Minh City||6,695.66|
|Izmir - Ho Chi Minh City||10,679.29|
|Jeddah - Ho Chi Minh City||6,598.25|
|Kuala Lumpur - Ho Chi Minh City||1,048.16|
|London - Ho Chi Minh City||10,086.12|
|Melbourne - Ho Chi Minh City||2,790.51|
|Milan - Ho Chi Minh City||8,919.10|
|Manila - Ho Chi Minh City||693.71|
|New York - Ho Chi Minh City||9,667.78|
|Osaka - Ho Chi Minh City||3,470.73|
|Oslo - Ho Chi Minh City||9,730.95|
|Paris - Ho Chi Minh City||8,814.00|
|Riyadh - Ho Chi Minh City||5,349.43|
|Seoul - Ho Chi Minh City||2,973.62|
|Shanghai - Ho Chi Minh City||11,479.33|
|Singapore - Ho Chi Minh City||1,075.97|
|Sofia - Ho Chi Minh City||6,499.87|
|Taipei - Ho Chi Minh City||1,851.23|
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