Top interesting places for Christmas and New Year Holiday in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city


Having a buffet, listening to music and drinking wine in the West Lake (Hanoi) and being lost in the real snow garden in Saigon are the interesting experiences for you in Christmas.

>>4 attractive destination for the New Year Holiday 2018

In Hanoi

  1. St. Joseph’s Cathedral

If you want a place to admire the moment of Christmas in St. Joseph’s Cathedral, you have to come here very early, about 5p.m and save your seat. At 7 p.m, this place is much crowed.

The Cathedral Street also has many delicious dishes such as the lemon tea (the most famous drink), grilled fermented pork roll (2,500VND/roll) (often served wit chili sauce) or the fruits on Ly Quoc Su street (which is great when you enjoy with your beloved ones).

  1. Hoan Kiem lake

Hoan Kiem lake at the end of the year is very fanciful and sparkling with many lines of brilliant lights.

The Christmas this year will be at the weekend, so you should not miss the night market with many featured goods. Maybe you can find for yourself and beloved ones a unique gift. The eateries on the Old Quarter will be the ideal stopovers if you feel hungry. You can go to the cross of Duong Thanh and Phu Doan to enjoy a bowl of Southern noodle at the price of 25,000VND.

Besides, you can also visit little Hanoi to enjoy the famous specialties of Hanoi along the streets of Hang Ngang, Hang Dao, Ma May … with prices ranging from 150,000 to 200,000 VND per person.

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  1. West lake

The “Magical Noel, Colorful Lanterns” program at Westlake Water Park will directly interact with 100 Santa Claus. 100 Santa Claus gathering in West Lake Park will also bring many fun games and many unexpected fun.

In addition to a Christmas atmosphere with wine, the lyrical flamenco dance will also be very attractive to you. You love to go on a boat trip to West Lake, take a yacht to eat seafood bufel, you can enjoy Christmas atmostphere around the lake.

  1. Sofitel Plaza Hanoi, Daewoo Hotel

The hotel will introduce you to a rich culinary and entertainment program for the holiday season. On Christmas Eve, the Brasserie Westlake will feature a traditional Christmas dinner buffet with the arrival of Santa Claus to give small gifts to the children. At a price of 360,000 VND for adults and 190,000 VND for children, customers will enjoy Chinese and European dishes in the melodious music of hymns at the Daewoo Hotel.

  1. Vincom Trade Center

You can take the children to the entertainment venues to receive lovely gifts from Santa Claus. At Vincom Center this week, the children will see Santa Claus, Snow Princess performs a circus show and give gifts to the children on each floor of the building.

On the 24th of December, various Christmas and New Year music shows will be performed in the 1st floor of the Center. Customers will enjoy the songs with favorite melodies which are famous in the world and extremely vibrant dancing performances.

* In Ho Chi Minh City

  1. Van Thanh Tourist Area

The dinner on Christmas Eve promises to be very impressive in the airy and romantic space. Especially, the Flamenco bands will also be present to serve customers a lively Christmas night. Not only that, those who come here also have the opportunity to receive interesting souvenirs from Santa Claus. Ticket price is 250,000 – 500,000 VND / person.

  1. Vien Dong Hotel

This is also one of the ideal places you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere with family and friends on Christmas Eve. Buffet at this restaurant will take place from 19:00 to 22:00 at Christmas Eve with more than 30 dishes of Europe, Asia … special for Christmas. The most unique are: puff pastry, Napoleon beef, grilled pork tenderloin, honey grilled lamb, fried fish tart … Fare: 6-20 USD / person. Party night discount 5% for buyers over 10 tickets. In particular, the restaurant will deliver tickets to guests if the need. Contact at: 275A Pham Ngu Lao St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

  1. Fairy Stream

Suoi Tien is magnificently decorated, with millions of starlight glowing, sparkling between the snow forest and majestic mountains. More magnificent are the beautiful castles on the ice.

Surprisingly and interestingly, at “Thien Son Han Bang Tuyet”, the visitors will feel free to play in the excitement under the snow and will receive many Christmas gifts from Santa Claus and the beautiful snow princesses.

  1. Saigon train

The “New Year’s Eve Party to welcome new year” will take place on December 24th, December 31st, and January 1st, and promises to be an unforgettable Christmas moment for families and young people. The ship will serve at 17g30 – 19g00 and at 19g30 – 22g30. Culinary program on board is divided into floors (the first and second floors serve as the menu).

On the 3rd floor, there will be a buffet with traditional Christmas specialties such as Pumpkin Soup, Turkey, Honey Roasted Turkey, Roasted Ham Roasted Egg and Cooked Rabbit… Buffet Ticket: 400,000 VND / adult VND 200,000 / child. Participants will enjoy the good songs by the Vietnamese band, Latin Eyes performances. At the same time, there are many fire dances, circus shows and funny magic. Contact: Saigon Banquet Party: 08 3823 0393.

  1. Dam Sen

On this Christmas, Dam Sen launches new show. Especially, from now until December 31, ticket and entrance tickets will decrease.

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More information about fun spots

This year, in addition to the traditional restaurants have added more seafood dishes and Asian and European dishes to suit the taste of many people, please introduce a number of reference locations.

MAJESTIC Hotel (1 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Tel: 08. 3.829 55 17)
The contents of the Gala Dinner will include a buffet dinner with drinks such as wine, beer, soft drinks … and there are exciting entertainment items. European and Asian buffet and free drinks throughout the party including: white wine, red wine, soft drinks, mineral water, champagne.
Warm Christmas Eve at Prima Ballroom – Breeze Sky Bar – 5th Floor, time from 19g15 – 0g. Price: VND1,190,000 / adult, VND595,000 / child.
PALACE Saigon Hotel (56 Nguyen Hue, D.1, Tel: 08. 3829 28 60)
“Merry Christmas Saigon” from 19:30 – 23:30 at night 24.12 at Palace Ballroom – 6th floor. Party with 6-course buffet. Enjoy white or red wine.
Dessert menu with seven whiskeys, cognac, tea or coffee. Dance with the lyrical music program: jazz orchestra with the popular singing hall singing, performance of the band … Price: 850.000 VND / person.
Que Huong 4 Hotel (265 Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Tel: 08. 3836 4556)
From 18:00 – 21:30 on two nights 24 – 25.12 barbecue buffet with over 30 selected dishes. Promotion: get wine, drink, buy 10 tickets for 1 bar grilled or 1 ticket, 20% discount for hotel guests, 15% discount for ticket buyers before 10.12. Price: 299.000d / adult, 169.000d / child.
LION Restaurant (11-13 Lam Son Square, District 1, Tel: 08.33823 8514)
“Noel Bavarian Night & New Year Party”. Buffet with rich menu, over 40 dishes in Asia. Drinks such as beer served throughout the party. The price of lunch buffet for 24, 25.12: 159.000d / adult, 99.000d / child. Buffet dinner on December 24: 549,000 VND / adult, 279,000 VND / child.
Dong Khanh Hotel (2 Tran Hung Dao B, Dist. 5, Tel: 08. 3923 6404)
Christmas Eve Buffet: from 18h00 to 21h30 on 24th December, the 4th floor of Dong Khanh Hotel’s restaurant features some of the main dishes such as beef buns, beef stewed pork, Italian fried fish, French steamed clam, Baked sausage, French-style potatoes, hamburger noodles, grilled turkey, grilled Australian lamb, almond fried rice and apples … and more than 10 kinds of fruit and sweet dessert. Price: about 280,000 VND / person.
Tan Cang Tourist Area (A100 Ung Van Khiem, Dist. B.T, Tel: 08. 3899 1120)
Buffet hot pot steak, served from 17g per day. The menu introduces over 60 types of food collected from fresh seafood, nutritious green vegetables, noodles … are beautifully decorated. Price: 250.000d / adult, 140.000d / child. Delivery tickets to the place.
Ocean Place Restaurant (2 Le Duan, District 1, Tel: 08. 39118822)
Christmas Eve 24.12 includes: spring rolls, Christmas rolls, scallop soup, chopped fish fillets, lemon and buttered fillet, abalone chicken rice and mango milk tea. Price: 400,000 VND / person, including a glass of wine.

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