GEM Center 

GEN Center


Nguyễn Đình Chiểu street

Nhà thờ Đức Bà Sài Gòn and Diamond Plaza 

I want perspective control lens for these photos but Camera has to be DSLR.

Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Somebody left sandals 

Sunset at Kênh Nhiêu Lộc – Thị Nghè 

Bò Né 3 Ngon 

18 Đinh Tiên Hoàng

Thiên Ấn Furniture 

Thiên Ấn Furniture

Sidewalk in front of DownTown Cafe 
NOTE: This Cafe has been closed. Now it's opened as "The Coffee House"


DownTown Cafe - 2A Le Duan: Facebook

ホーチミン市医科薬科大学の敷地内にあるカフェ「DOWNTOWN CAFE」|グッチのサイゴンせいかつ(旧:グッチのしゃんはいCook)

Railway Crossing 

Near crossing route 13 and Phạm Văn Đồng street at Thu Duc district

Top of the tower 2 

I did not recognize this person when I took this photo at all.

The back side of Chợ Thị Nghè 
Panoramic view from Cầu Thị Nghè after the bank protection work.
Double click to enlarge this photo.


I uploaded these as somebody might be interested to see this.

Prices must have been changed a lot.

I do not know what to call this...

Red Bricks 

Top of the tower 

From my aparment's window 

Taken by TOY CAMERA mode of my digital camera.

Scene from Benh Thanh Market 

It has been changed and there will be more change.

Scene from Cầu Bông 
Facing towards Bình Thạnh district side.
I recently found this bank protection construction is a part of World Bank project.
Actual construction is scheduled to finish June 2013.

Projects : Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Sanitation (Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Basin) Project | The World Bank

Main purpose of this bank protection construction is to prevent waste water to go into Thi Nghe Basin. I hope this waterfront area along to Thi Nghe Basin will become popular place, like clean pavements, trees and nice restaurants...

Panolamic view at night time.
Double click for full size photo.

A outdoor neighborhood altar at small alley 
At Binh Tanh district

There must be still strong neighborhood ties around here.

Aeon will open the first shopping center at Tan Phu on 2014 
Aeon head reveals plan to invest 120 bil yen in Vietnam retailing - The Mainichi Daily News

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Kyodo) -- The head of major Japanese supermarket chain operator Aeon Co. revealed Friday plans to invest some 120 billion yen over the coming decade to open up shopping centers and stores in Ho Chi Minh City and elsewhere in Vietnam.

Motoya Okada, Aeon president and chief executive officer, made the remarks at a press conference in Vietnam's southern metropolis to discuss the Aeon group's expansion plans in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Firstly, he said, the company plans to open in 2014 the Aeon Tan Phu Celadon Shopping Center, to be built in Celadon City in the thriving Tan Phu district, about 7 kilometers west of downtown Ho Chi Minh City, with about 130 specialty retailers.

Aeon Vietnam debuts in HCM City — TalkVietnam


The Aeon Vietnam Co. Ltd, part of the Aeon Group, a major Japanese retail and financial services corporation, was officially opened in HCM City on March 2.

In September 2012, the company will begin construction of the 77,000 square metre Aeon-Tan Phu Celadon trading centre in HCM City with modern infrastructure.

Detailed post at the opening ceremony by Kevin
Aeon Vietnam Opening Ceremony | SaigonNezumi | Insider's Perspective of Saigon, Vietnam

Current CEO, Motoya Katsuya is the first son of founder Takuya Okada.
Aeon has expanded their business by building large suburban shopping center in Japan.
This is based on the founder's motto, "Build shop at where fox and raccoon live"

No Parking 

Bus Stop 

WHOPPER is coming! 

I hope WHOPPER will be same size and same quality of the beef in the States!

Unfortunately, this shop will be located at near the entrance of departure floor, Tan Son Nhat International airport.
So you can't casually get there by bikes.

Flower at Le Van Tam park 

Solarisation by JTrim



At Le Van Tam Park

Chua Ong Bon (Ong Bon Pagota) - 2 

Chua Ong Bon (Ong Bon Pagota) 

A Small Chinese temple in district 5, Ho Chi Minh city.

MIẾU NHỊ PHỦ (Chùa Ông Bổn)

Small clothing shop 

At Nguyen Thuong Hien street.

Typical small street shop in Vietnam.

This shop was open even near 10:00 pm.

Breakfast Buffet at Highlands Coffee Somerset Chancellor Court 

99000 dong per person

Pirates of the Caribbean? 

At flower market of 23rd September park.

Tom and Jerry? 

At flower market of 23rd September park.

Near my apartment 


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