In every autumn, Saigon people invite each other to Mekong Delta region and hear sweet songs of ferrywomen in the flood season. Some visit crystal water sea in Central Vietnam. However, few ones pay attention to Saigon River. Saigon River also has its own beauty that is hidden behind the hustling pace of life. Let you alone and recognize how cute Saigon River is.
With its own cute beauty
Saigon is originally a city of rivers and channels. Besides two big river is Dong Nai and Saigon river, this land owns a numerous small rivers and channels. It is reason why Saigon people cross bridge so much. Despite a short part, it is enough to feel the coolness of water resource around the city.
Besides high buildings, Saigon is also a city of channels.
Do not need to ask why Saigon has many bridges.
Starting from Loc Ninh of Binh Phuoc province, Saigon River with the length of 256 km flows through Tay Ninh, Binh Duong and then peacefully travels around Saigon city, and finally together with Dong Nai river pours to Nha Be river in Red Light cape. Many tourists in Saigon see this river from high and comment it as a giant snake.
Saigon River looks like a long snake.
Crawling around Saigon city
In another corner, we can see a gentle beauty of Tau Hu channel- a close friend of Vo Van Kiet avenue. It has remained unchanged for a long time since the road was still narrow without any bridge and now it is sparkling with lights and modern bridge constructions. The outstanding of this channel is Mong bridge which is designed with typical green color together with red roof of nearby State Treasury. It is a great place for young people to gather and chat each other.
Tau Hu channel near Vo Van Kiet avenue
Another familiar place to Saigon young people in recent years us Saigon bank area on Thu Thiem tunnel, district 2. Its surroundings are described with a number of high buildings, bustling Bach Dang wharf with restaurants and music from big boats.
A peaceful corner of District 2
A lively picture of district 1
And somewhere in memories of Saigon people, the old Binh Loi bridge still partly make impression. When a bigger bridge is constructed and gorgeously decorated with bright red color, Saigon people look into the distance an old 100-year bridge associating with Saigon River. Or Ong Lon bridge has long been a gathering and photographing place of Saigon people.
Image of the old Binh Loi Bridge
And poetic moon light on the water near the new Binh Loi Bridge
Ong Lon bridge crossing a gentle river
Nhieu Loc channel is covered a new sleek coat. The renovated water resource and green tree construction along ways together with lush green carpets turn two banks of Nhieu Loc channel an ideal place for walking of Saigon people.
A brilliant corner of Nhieu Loc channel near Phap Hoa pagoda
Tranquil on day
Mentioning to Saigon River, it must talk about floating water hyacinth flowers. It is a typical tree of Saigon River.
A small cluster of water hyacinth on the river
It looks like a hard working life
It is images of fishing rods in a windy afternoon and fishing people do not care much about fish. They just need a peaceful corner among a bustling Saigon. It is images of old riverside houses which recall a Saigon past and now.
A simple life
A sometimes, the whistle sound of barges surfing on river make you smile because of a lovely Saigon.
Busy for earning life
No need to far away, just a small corner of Saigon River is enough to cool your soul and smelt away daily worried. Discover and recognize how cute Saigon River is.
A mysterious corner of Saigon River
Saigon Zoom Out
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