Take a full day to appreciate the vibrant art scene and rich architecture of Ho Chi Minh City. A guide takes you on a private tour to visit an internationally renowned painter, several well-curated art galleries, and the impressive Bitexco Tower.
Your morning starts with pickup from your hotel. Your guide takes you to Ham Long Village, a space created for artists by renowned painter Ly Khac Nhu. Get the chance to visit the property of the painter himself, and admire the mix of architectural styles that make the place unique. After a demonstration of his famed watercolor painting techniques, you can try your own hand at creating art in a short workshop.
Later, pause for lunch at a local restaurant before moving on to Galerie Phuong Mai. Opened in 2004, the contemporary venue showcases modern Vietnamese artists and artworks. Take your time appreciating the innovative sense of the artists on display, then head to the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum. The museum is located in a gorgeous colonial house that combines both French and Chinese influences, and presents an international collection of paintings and historical objects.
Your final stop is at the Bitexco Tower, the tallest building in Ho Chi Minh City. Standing at 68 stories, the skyscraper reaches 861 feet (263 m) in height and was designed by architect Carlos Zapata. Head up to the 49th floor to visit the sky deck, which offers a spectacular 360-degree view. Here, you can watch the sunset cast its golden glow across the entire city as a stunning finish to your artistic day..
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