Discover Saigon through the years with Sophie this morning, a long-term resident of Ho Chi Minh City and an expert in Vietnamese art. View private collections of work housed in a traditional Saigon villa, seeing the similarities between Vietnamese students of the 1920s and their contemporaries in Paris. Then, move on to a private home converted into a gallery to see a collection of Vietnamese Combat Art and Propaganda Art, created during times of war. End the fascinating experience at the impressive HCMC Fine Arts Museum, learning about how artists were used by the government during resistance, revolution, and finally, the reunification of the country.
Lunch at Dining Room, a traditional Vietnamese Restaurant with a contemporary plating and enjoy the flavors of the set menu, which depend on the day.
The afternoon is at leisure for you to discover Ho Chi Minh City on your own until making your way to the Saigon Opera House in the early evening for the award-winning A O Show. A mix of cirque nouveau, acrobatics and modern dance, this performance brings tales of rural and urban life to the stage through usage of bamboo props and unique live music.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Distance and activities: 3h sightseeing tour – 1.5h A O Show