Head to sights like Jade Emperor Pagoda as you discover the local area in Da Kao.

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Top Hotels in Da Kao

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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My Homies In
3 out of 5
158 Hai Ba Trung street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
$28/night
Aug 19 - Aug 20
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"This place was adorable. We only stayed a night but I wish we would have stayed longer. I stayed in the room on the top floor. The room was clean, bathroom was nice, and the staff friendly. You might have a hard time finding it, you have to go through the 24 hour Family Mart to get up to it, which ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018

My Homies In
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Somerset Ho Chi Minh City
4 out of 5
8a Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, Ho Chi Minh City
4.4/5Excellent! (271 reviews)

"Rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean. Well lighted and feels homely."…"

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

Somerset Ho Chi Minh City
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NTA Serviced Apartment
3 out of 5
171 - 173 Dien Bien Phu, Dakao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
$53/night
Aug 18 - Aug 19
4.6/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)

"The suite was exceptionally clean. AC cooled the suite fast even it was extremely hot outside. Staffs were quite friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2019

NTA Serviced Apartment
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M-House Serviced Apartment
3 out of 5
100/2 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Dakao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
$19/night
Sep 1 - Sep 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
すごく使いやすい宿です。

"リーズナブルなサービスアパートですが、煩わしくなくて大変良いです。リピートします。"…"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

M-House Serviced Apartment
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Khach San Le Vy
1.5 out of 5
43 Nguyen Van Thu, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
$19/night
Aug 18 - Aug 19
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)

"房間夠大,乾凈,不過外面車多,有些吵。"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2018

Khach San Le Vy
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HoLo Fairy House Saigon Serviced HomeStay
2.5 out of 5
29/11 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
$18/night
Sep 7 - Sep 8
2/5 (1 review)
Not clean

"I know its a homestay but clealiness is an important factor. The toilet was filthy and the operator didnt even border to change the bedsheet. We sleep with white hair and spots on the sheets. The toilet is filled w black spots everywhere and the room picture wasnt the same as the one we booked"…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2018

HoLo Fairy House Saigon Serviced HomeStay

Popular things to do in Da Kao

Jade Emperor Pagoda
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Jade Emperor Pagoda

This structure offers some of the most impressive woodcarvings, figurines and art in all of Vietnam.

Consulate Area
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Consulate Area

You can find out about the history of Ho Chi Minh City with a visit to Consulate Area. Discover the fascinating museums in this vibrant area, or seek out the local tours.

Ben Thanh Market
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Ben Thanh Market

No trip to Ho Chi Minh City is complete without exploring this bustling market where you can enjoy a traditional Vietnamese dish or purchase souvenirs.

Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area
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Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area

Known as the city’s main backpacker area, the streets of Pham Ngu Lao are lined with great value restaurants, colorful markets and lively bars.

War Remnants Museum
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War Remnants Museum

This much-visited museum presents a confronting and often graphic portrayal of the Vietnam War.

Opera House
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Opera House

This stunning theater, with its glistening white architecture and curved lines, makes it easy to forget that you are in Ho Chi Minh City and not in Paris.

Top activities in Da Kao

Luxury-Group Half-Day Tour of Cu Chi Tunnels
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Luxury-Group Half-Day Tour of Cu Chi Tunnels

$24

Escape the bustle of the city to explore rural scenery of Southern Vietnam and get an up-close look at the famous Cu Chi Tunnels in Southern Vietnam. Learn about the lives of Vietnamese soldiers by going for a subterranean stroll through the tunnels, and get the chance to fire guns from the Vietnam War era at a nearby shooting range.

Mekong Delta Tour W/ Vinh Trang Pagoda, Rowing-Boat & Lunch
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Mekong Delta Tour W/ Vinh Trang Pagoda, Rowing-Boat & Lunch

$25

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking river wonderland of the Mekong Delta, located only 2 hours drive from Ho Chi Minh City. This experience is exclusively crafted by our guides who are native to the region, so that you will experience the true local vibes of the area, and be away from the crowds of tourists.

Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Small-Group Tour
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Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Small-Group Tour

$23

Imagine spending your days living in underground tunnels, only able to come out at night when the sun is down - that's what the people of Cu Chi did nearly 50 years ago during the Vietnam War.

Small Group Full-Day Cai Be Floating Market Tour
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Small Group Full-Day Cai Be Floating Market Tour

$48

Weave through scores of boats loaded with bright piles of freshly picked produce and neatly folded stacks of new clothes. Barter with vendors for unique souvenirs and watch the interactions between locals at this fascinating floating market.

Luxury-Group Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta Tour
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Luxury-Group Cu Chi Tunnels & Mekong Delta Tour

$59

Explore the impressive network of underground routes and bunkers that make up the Cu Chi Tunnels. Then, hop on board a boat to cruise along the Mekong Delta, and learn about Vietnamese culture and tradition. Rise early to meet your guide in your hotel lobby for a convenient pickup.

Overnight Cai Be Floating Market Tour With Local Home Stay from Ho Chi Minh City
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Overnight Cai Be Floating Market Tour With Local Home Stay from Ho Chi Minh City

$130

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be 6:30am : Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Express Highway, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields (Seasonally).

Other neighborhoods in Ho Chi Minh City

Downtown Ho Chi Minh City
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Downtown Ho Chi Minh City

Flowers, Castles, Shopping

The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of Downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Make a stop by Ben Thanh Market or Saigon Square while you're exploring the area.

Dong Khoi
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Dong Khoi

Shopping, Dining, Cafes

The fantastic nightlife and popular shops are just a few highlights of Dong Khoi. Make a stop by Saigon Square or Vincom Center Shopping Mall while you're exploring the area.

Ben Thanh
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Ben Thanh

If you're spending some time in Ben Thanh, Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square are top sights worth seeing.

Little Japan
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Little Japan

Urban, Opera Houses, Shopping

Travelers come to Little Japan for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Opera House and Saigon River while you're in town.

Bui Thi Xuan
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Bui Thi Xuan

Dining, Shopping, Friendly People

A very popular commercial hub in Ho Chi Minh City, this spot has a lively mix of technology stores, fancy bars and restaurants and luxurious hotels.

Nguyen Hue Walking Street
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Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Bars, Walking, Friendly People

Nguyen Hue Walking Street is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Saigon River and Ho Chi Minh City Hall Square while in the area.