Being the rising star in the Far-east, Vietnam is a popular destination amongst those seeking an Asian experience. Its capital city features a range of attractions for visitors to discover. The new addition to Ho Chi Minh City, the Bitexco Financial Tower, has redefined the skyline of this Vietnamese capital. Located in the Central Business District, right in the heart of the metropolis, it symbolizes the aspirations of the country. It definitely compliments the new Vietnam, providing it with world-class presence. It also portrays the progress of Ho Chi Minh City into becoming a fully fledged cosmopolitan city.
The unique ultra-modern architectural design of the building was inspired by the Vietnamese national flower the lotus. The design indicates the aspirations of the people of Vietnam, and is an iconic structure amidst the existing beautiful landscape of the capital. The architect behind this glass and steel structure is the renowned Carlos Zapata. He is an award-wining architect and his masterpieces include the Solder Field Stadium, Chicago.
The building is 262 metres in height with 68 stories, and by far the tallest building in the city. The HCM City’s Bitexco Financial is the trendy location for commercial businesses with its modern facilities and amenities, and space. The Tower is adjoined by a six storey podium for retail outlets plus there are three basements serving the Tower. A public observation deck is located on the forty ninth floor, and floors fifty and fifty one accommodate the premier dining establishments of HCM. The helipad is located on the fifty second floor along with an executive membership club. The observation deck offers visitors a panoramic view of the capital below as well as the beautiful Saigon River.
Visitors to Vietnam’s capital city are offered a range of accommodation options. Luxury accommodation Ho Chi Ming City budget hotels, and apartments, are popular amongst visitors. As a convenient accommodation option Ho Chi Minh City serviced apartments are perfect for business travellers. For those in search of convenience and luxury the Somerset Chancellor Court Ho Chi Minh City features a selection of elegant apartments.