6 hidden gems for amazing photo shoots in Saigon
Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is a big city with lots of stunning places to discover. If you love taking photos and searching for a great photo shoot location, you can consider one of these following hidden treasures.

Emart supermarket

Gone are the days when young people would just head for the cafe shops or the old collective quarters to take 'so-deep' photos, as they are having more options when it comes to choosing a photo shoot location. In Saigon, there is an emerging photo spot that are favored by many young people: Emart supermarket in Go Vap District.

Emart is a very famous supermarket retail chain in South Korea. Since its opening in Go Vap District (Ho Chi Minh city), Emart has become one of the most checked-in places on Instagram. This is also a place where a lot of stunning magazine-like photos have been made. Emart has a relatively strong presence of young adults, who look like models and pose for photos with all kinds of cameras. 

LocationNo.366 Phan Van Tri, Ward 5, Go Vap District.

Below are 3 appealing features of Emart supermarket

You can take photos with extinguishers that look like adorable cartoon characters

You can take photos with extinguishers that look like adorable cartoon characters

A brown wall with a big pair of wings makes you look like an angel without the assistance of Photoshop

A brown wall with a big pair of wings makes you look like an angel without the assistance of Photoshop

You can even take a picture with shopping carts

You can even take a picture with shopping carts

Long Island

Long Island, a stunning European-styled castle and villa is where you can explore and pose for original vintage photos.

Located in District 9, which is 30 minutes from the center of Ho Chi Minh City by driving, Long Island attracts a lot of visitors thanks to its glamorous European-styled architecture that is hardly seen in other venues. The space is quite big and cool, and suitable for taking outdoor wedding pictures, fashion pictures or group photos. Long Island is also used by several film directors as a film studio.

Getting inside the Long Island, you will be immediately attracted by the spectacular interior decoration with archways, high stairs, chandeliers…Especially, the interior furniture is made by wood.

LocationNo. 173 Long Thuan, Long Phuoc Ward, District 9.

The cortaderia selloana field in District 2

The cortaderia selloana field in District 2 is where you can snap some beautiful pictures of white color and delicate cortaderia selloana swaying in the breeze, or catch the moment of sunset falling on the field. You will  feel like you are watching a spectacular oil painting made by a talented artist.

In addition to capturing the beautiful field,  you can also enjoy a lot of outdoor activities such as flying kites, water rocket…

Location: Diamond Island, District 2.

Thao Cam Vien

Thao Cam Vien (Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens) is generally thought of by many people as a place to see and feed animals. However, little is known that this place is suitable for many unique photos and styles.

In Thao Cam Vien, you can take pictures at the flower gardens that were created with gorgeous shapes and impressive fountains. You can also go to Suoi Mo (Dreaming Stream) to catch the beauty of nature and soak in the water from the cliffs at headwaters to settle the soul. 

Location: No.2 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.

Nguyen Van Binh book street

Established in January of2016, Nguyen Van Binh Book Street is a place for book lovers to hang around,explore and take some nice photos.

Located next to the Central Post-office, Nguyen Van Binh Street contains 20 shops as well as a number of smaller stalls and cafes. If you are a photo enthusiast, you can take advantage of the colorful bookstalls for some amazing pictures. And if you are looking for a peaceful oasis right in the city center, you can sit in a quiet cool book cafe, grab a drink and relax with your reading.

Location: Nguyen Van Binh Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.

Saigon Skydeck – Bitexco Tower

The Bitexco Financial Tower with Saigon Skydeck is one of the highlights of Ho Chi Minh City. Tourists getting to Saigon Skydeck will be offered an amazing view of Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon river and many beautiful views of the city from above. They can observe the panoramic view and famous sights of Saigon through a telescope and a touch screen system fitted at the observatory. 

If you love high building and spectacular views from above, Saigon Skydeck is definitely your must-not-miss place. In order to reach this place, you will have to buy a ticket at the entrance, which costs about 10 USD for adults.

Location: No. 36 Ho Tung Mau Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.

 

Photo: Internet

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