Five Famous Buildings in Vietnam

If you are into architecture and skyscrapers, you should not miss visiting these top famous buildings in Vietnam.
October 28, 2021 | 08:48
Five Famous Buildings in Vietnam
House for tree, Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: Arch Daily)

House for Trees, Ho Chi Minh City

The house comprises 5 concrete boxes with trees growing on the rooftops in Saigon won the Completed Buildings – House award at the World Architecture Festival 2014 - one of the world’s largest architectural awards programs.

“House for trees” is the first building in Vietnam made of concrete and bamboo formwork. The roofs are covered with green trees, bringing fresh air and reducing energy consumption in the house.

Five Famous Buildings in Vietnam
Bitexco, Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: Local Vietnam)

Bitexco, Ho Chi Minh City

The 262m high Bitexco Financial Tower is an icon of Ho Chi Minh City. It demonstrates the global integration and rapid development of Vietnam.

The tower is designed as the best place for businesses and an endless source of inspiration. The design concept was drawn from the shape of a lotus bud, the Vietnam national flower.

Five Famous Buildings in Vietnam
Dai Lai Bamboo Complex, Vinh Phuc (Photo: Lao Dong)

Dai Lai Bamboo Complex, Vinh Phuc

Dai Lai Bamboo Complex won the gold medal in the resort building category and the "Building of the Year" at the Architects Regional Council Asia (ARCASIA) Awards 2014.

This complex includes Bamboo Wings restaurant and Dai Lai conference hall, located in a resort in Vinh Phuc, 50 km from Hanoi. The restaurant was built in 2009. This is a gathering place for events and provides food and drinks for tourists. Dai Lai conference hall was built three years later. The buildings were designed by architect Vo Trong Nghia and his team.

Bamboo is used as the main material in this building. Thanks to that, it is in harmony with nature, making visitors feel comfortable and familiar with the place.

Five Famous Buildings in Vietnam
Golden Bridge, Da Nang (Photo: Best Price Travel)

Golden Bridge, Da Nang

The Golden Bridge in Vietnam does not cross any river. It impresses with its giant hands lifting the path amidst the clouds. Located on the top of Ba Na hill, the bridge has had a great effect right after it was opened for tourists in June 2018. The bridge is 12.8 m wide, nearly 150 m long, with 8 spans, the longest span is 21.2 m.

At the end of August 2018, the google search for the keyword "Golden Bridge Ba Na Hills" returned nearly 160 million results in 0.95 seconds. Meanwhile, the search for the "Eiffel Tower" - the symbol of Paris reached 80 million results in 0.65 seconds. The Golden Bridge has become a phenomenon of Vietnamese tourism.

In July 2018, images and video clips of the Golden Bridge were posted on thousands of international websites and forums. The Guardian honored it as the top ten of the world's most striking pedestrian bridges. The Independent and other newspapers including BBC, AFP, Reuters, CNN have also praised the bridge.

Five Famous Buildings in Vietnam
Hon Thom Cable Car, Phu Quoc (Photo: BestPrice Travel)

Hon Thom Cable Car, Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc's Hon Thom Cable Car wins with the title of “The world’s longest 3-wire sea cable car with a length of 7899.9m." Hon Thom is invested to build in An Thoi archipelago, southern Phu Quoc. With the purpose of making Phu Quoc tourism more developed, exploiting the tourism potential of paradise beaches, Sun Group has invested in building Hon Thom cable car and Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park to become an attractive entertainment destination for tourists coming to Phu Quoc by modern methodically invested buildings with sophisticated architecture, bringing a high-class service experience, but still preserving the pristine beauty of Hon Thom Island.

When choosing to experience the longest cross-sea cable car in the world, visitors not only have the opportunity to enjoy the scenery from above but also have the opportunity to have fun and relax at one of the world-class amusement complexes: Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park and Aquatopia Water Park.

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