The 114-year-old office building of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City in District 1 will open its doors to visitors for the first time during the upcoming public holiday celebrating the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Workers’ Day (May 1).
In the first two days April 29 and 30, the venue will welcome visitors who are divided into 48 groups, with each having 30 members or less, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
The visit is free of charge and visitors are required to register in advance at visithcmc.vn, or scan the QR codes below to get the application forms for individuals or groups.
|Scan QR codes to get the application forms (left is for individuals and right is for groups)|
Successful registers will be informed with their visit schedule before their tours.
Those who are interested in the activity can also buy tours from local travel agencies.
According to Nguyen Minh Man, representative from TST Tourist, his company is offering the tour at VND280,000 (US$11.93) per pax, with transport and tour guide included.
“Although the building is open with free entry, travel agencies charge a fee to cover other organizational expenses,” Man said.
“We've so far received enough guests for four groups.”
Bérénice Bouchaud, who successfully registered by scanning the QR code on Tuesday morning, said she is waiting for a confirmation.
“The registration was super quick and super clear as the form was bilingual,” she said.
“Just one thing: I didn't receive any confirmation but I guess they'll do it whenever they'll be sure to have space in the slot I want.”
In case of a close of website registration, visitors could contact a travel company to sign up for a visit.