Bitexco Financial Tower

Attraction 45 Ngô Đức Kế, Bến Nghé, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam Published on: 19-11-2015

1 hours 30 mins
09:30 AM - 09:30 PM
05:00 PM
06:30 PM
First-time visit
Attraction
Family
Observation Deck
Shopping
Kids
Free
Architecture
People watching
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Ho Chi Minh City’s Bitexco Financial Tower stands 262 metres high at the centre of the city’s business district and offers visitors an unparalleled city view from its Sky Deck.

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Why Bitexco Financial Tower is special ?

Bitexco Financial Tower is a true example of innovation and design. To help redefine the commercial space of Vietnam, Bitexco Group has assembled the very best international development team with a proven international track record and experience in constructing some of the world’s tallest buildings.


Inspired by Vietnam’s national flower – the lotus, Bitexco Financial Tower is designed to represent the energy and aspiration of its people. A true urban masterpiece that is more than a structure of glass and steel, it envokes beauty and progress as it rises above the culturally rich Ho Chi Minh City. Designed by renowned American Architect Carlos Zapata, this 68-storey tower houses offices, shops, restaurants, and a helipad. CNNGo recently ranked the building fifth in their listing of the world’s 20 most iconic skyscrapers.


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What to explore at Bitexco Financial Tower?

Six of the Bitexco Financial Tower floors have been given over to retail space although the main draw here is not shopping, rather the views. The public observation deck on the 49th floor is reached by using one of the tower’s 16 elevators which can reach any floor regardless of level within 35 seconds.

The tower is also well-known for its Bitexco Vertical Run where competitors race from the ground floor lobby to the Sky Deck. The race covers 178 metres with the latest record standing at 4 minutes and 51 seconds – held by Germany’s Vertical World Circuit Champion Thomas Dold.

The Sky Deck delivers breathtaking 360 degree views across the city and the Saigon River. Visitors can also use one of the binocular stands to get a closer look. Great views are also enjoyed from the 50th and 51st-floor restaurants, particularly at night when the metropolis below glitters above. There are also local art exhibitions held on the Sky Deck, where you can also purchase souvenirs, including textiles and locally produced tea.

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How to get to Bitexco Financial Tower?

Bitexco Financial Tower stands at the heart of Ho Chi Minh’s Financial Centre. It is well connected to the Saigon Bridge, Thu Thiem Tunnel, Tan Thuan Bridge, and in close proximity to the Tan Son Nhat International Airport. You can take a taxi to get there.

Selling points

  • Relaxing Sky high City View
  • A must visit in Ho Chi Minh city
  • Spectacular views from 52nd floor, see the whole city
  • The highest point in Ho Chi Minh
  • Do not miss, if you are fun of highest tower
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Total travel distance
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Tips for you

  • To enter the Skydeck, you have to pay 200,000VND for adult and 130,000 for children.
    Ticket and Pricing
  • Taxi Stop is right at the main entrance of Icon68 at Hai Trieu street, giving convenience for shoppers. Taxi controller who will help you on your next arrival destination.
    Transportation
  • The Skydeck is a non-smoking area and chewing gum is stictly prohibited. You should note that food and drink is not allowed inside the skydeck area.
    Rule
  • Instead of buy a ticket into Skydeck, you can enter the cafe shop 2 floors below it, the view is free though the drinks are quite expensive.
    Experience
  • Visit their Customer Services Center, located on floor 3, to speak directly to one of their friendly associates to guide you through your visit at Icon68 (shopping area).
    Things to do
  • The food court requires you to prepay to a card before purchasing your food.
    Things to do

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Stunning architecture. Housing many of the big name western retail shops including Adidas. Take a trip to the viewing deck on 49th floor (note the separate entrance!)

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Nice music, river view, city view, delicious drinks, worth paying a visit for a panorama view over the HCMC.

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Standard financial skyscraper. Contains a great workspace/coffee shop, and a cinema across two levels. The food court requires you to prepay to a card before purchasing your food.

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Highest building in Saigon with 68 floors. The building Bitexco is designed with special architecture and inspired idea from symbol of Vietnam national flower- Lotus.

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