There are a number of places in the world that celebrate New Year’s Eve in great style. It will be an amazing experience to visit beautiful places especially on this time of the year. Whether you are a workaholic or not you should take a small vacation in this time and enjoy your work leave with your friends or family in a foreign city. You will be able to enjoy thoroughly with all your friends. Among beautiful cities in South East Asia, Ho Chi Minh City is the best place to celebrate New Years Eve with real Asian styles. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly named Saigon), is the largest city in Vietnam with many travelling attractions. The city has many celebrations to accommodate you on 2018 New Years Eve.
If you stay in District 1 on Le Loi boulevard nearby the Saigon Opera Theatre you walk to join NYE celebrations in Saigon HCMC. The lively late nightclubs and bars such as Apocalypse, Gossips, Apollo which have become most popular late night venues in the city for tourists. The bars are great places to perform NYE DJ music, dancing and variety of enjoying drinks and Lunar New Year countdown parties.
On Dong Khoi Street, The Rex Hotel’s iconic Rooftop Beer Garden located on the top floor is a fantastic place to start off Lunar New Year’s Eve in the busiest city in South of Vietnam. The Rex Rooftop restaurant is open 24/24 and offers the best views of Nguyen Hue Flowers Street and the breathtaking sunsets over Bach Dang quay at Ham Nghi street.
Another great place to celebrate NYE in Ho Chi Minh City is Saigon Saigon located at the top floor Caravelle Hotel, one of the city’s most upscale bars, featuring outstanding views of the city skylines. The rooftop bar is also the perfect place to enjoy the NYE fireworks displays as the city welcomes New Year.
Celebrating New Year Countdown in HCMC also has a lot to do with the delicious variety of foods at the Ben Thanh night market where you will get chances to taste a savoury bowl of Pho (famous Vietnamese style noodle), delicious local bread perfect for soaking up tasty broth and many traditional local dishes.
While capital Hanoi in the North is famous of its lakes, Saigon is the city of parks. Tourists can also expect a joyful variety of festivities going on in wonderful parks like Dam Sen Culture Park, Suoi Tien Culture Park, Tao Dan Culture Park, Saigon Zoo (Thao Cam Vien) park. The parks are home to NYE celebrations and festivals including live concerts, fun games, folk songs, fairs and exhibitions, colourful decorations and warmly welcoming atmospheres.
Hotels on NYE
Being the largest city in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh city offers a wide range of hotels with great services and facilities such as:
- Saigon Hyatt Park Liberty
- Central Saigon Citypoint Hotel
- Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel
- Caravelle Saigon
- Hotel Nikko Saigon
- InterContinental Asiana Saigon
- Sheraton Saigon Hotel And Towers
- Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon
- Silverland Sakyo Hotel & Spa
- Eden Saigon Hotel
- Windsor Plaza Hotel
- Saigon Legend Hotel
- New World Saigon Hotel
- Sofitel Saigon Plaza
- The Reverie Saigon
If you are planning to spend your next coming Christmas and New Year holidays in Vietnam, early hotel and air flight bookings are extremely recommended.