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Private Tour

Walk Among Vietnamese Art

A journey to see the best artworks in HCMC
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Things to know

Duration:

5 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Cruise Passengers, Family, Friends, Seniors

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Tickets included:

Tickets to the Phuong Mai Gallery and the Museum of Fine Arts are included.

Type of tour:

Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.

Other inclusions:

Free concierge service if you need any advice
Meeting points: On the corner of Ton Duc Thang and Ngo Van Nam

What makes this tour special

·        Walk alongside the work of innovative street artists in the 3A Alternative Art Area
·        See some of Ho Chi Minh City’s most imposing French Colonial architecture
·        Enjoy gazing at Vietnamese paintings in the Phuong Mai Gallery
·        Appreciate the works in the Museum of Fine Arts

Art lovers have a great deal to appreciate in Ho Chi Minh City. Going through Vietnam’s second city in the company of your guide, you will come into contact with the lives and works of its artists. 

New and Colonial

Walking through the colorful lanes of the 3A Alternative Art Area, you will go alongside much innovative street art. While “hip”, the murals show how many modern artists are developing their craft in this center for urban art. You will then go to see Ho Chi Minh’s most impressive Gallic architecture. A visit to the Central Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral, with its red-bricks exported from Marseilles, will go alongside a greeting to the statue of “Uncle Ho” outside the City Hall. 

Vietnamese Classics

Stepping into the Phuong Mai Gallery, you will enter a place devoted to the Vietnamese paintings. Showcasing the work of current artists, your guide will take particular care to show you the different styles, as well as the numerous pieces of lacquer and silk paintings on display. They will be able to discuss these styles in more detail when you pay a visit to the larger Museum of Fine Arts nearby. Built in 1929, this heavily-tiled gallery holds pieces dating from the 4th century to the modern day. There is more to this gallery than initially meets the eye so be sure to ask your guide to take you around the statues in the garden. 

What you'll see

Ho Chi Minh City Hall
Majestic French colonial building modelled on the Hotel de Ville in Paris
Fine Arts Museum
Ho Chi Minh City’s largest gallery, showing historical and artistic pieces going back 1600 years
Central Post Office
Classic French-designed pink building with a sumptuous interior
3A Alternative Art Area
Colorful lanes featuring innovative street art
Phuong Mai Gallery
Place where Vietnamese paintings take over. A superb place to learn about local artists

FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).

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