Whilst at the Cu Chi Tunnels there is also an opportunity to shoot various models of guns in a controlled environment. The AK47 is the most popular and makes for quite an unusual and loud experience!3. Reunification Palace – The striking 1960s architecture of the Reunification Palace is an incredible sight whilst in Ho Chi Minh City, almost untouched since 1975 when the government used the building. Explore the halls, chambers and decorations and the basement with its network of tunnels and rooms. 4. Notre Dame Cathedral – Completed in 1883, the Notre Dame Cathedral sits in the center of Ho Chi Minh City with two bell towers dominating the skyline. In front of the cathedral stands a statue of the Virgin Mary and the cathedral runs services 5. History Museum – Also called the Museum of Vietnamese History, this is well worth a visit as it features collections from when the area was first settled 300,000 years ago. Built in 1929 the museum is located in Saigon’s Botanical Gardens and Zoo. Don’t miss the captivating Buddha statue with 1,000 eyes and 1,000 arms.