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Salon Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City Overview

Salon Saigon is a heritage and contemporary art centre located in District 3 in Ho Chi Minh City. The centre promotes Vietnamese art through exhibitions, educational programs, conferences, screening and performances. Housed within a beautiful French colonial mansion, the gallery mainly focuses on drawn artworks by local and overseas artists and is a must visit for art enthusiasts.

Salon Saigon was the residence of Henry Cabot Lodge, a US ambassador, till 1967. It was then converted into a gallery for promoting the growings arts scene and showcasing contemporary artworks by Vietnamese artists. Salon Saigon hosts a number of events depicting Vietnam's culture throughout the year, acting as a centre for art and cultural activities including art exhibitions, musical events and poetry recitals. A library is also located here which houses a variety of books about the history and culture of the English, French and Vietnamese.

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How to Reach Salon Saigon

Salon Saigon is located in Ngo Thoi Nhiem, District 3 in Ho Chi Minh City. It can be reached easily from any part of the city through taxi. Bus number 28 can be taken to either the Dien Bien Phu or Nguyen Dinh Chieu Bus Stops. It is 10-minute walk to reach Salon Saigon from either of these bus stops.

Salon Saigon is a great place to understand contemporary art and culture of Vietnam. It is a must visit for everyone especially art enthusiasts and book lovers.

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