July 19, 2011
Bitexco Group opened Saigon Skydeck on 49th floor – Bitexco Financial Tower

Bitexco Group opened Saigon Skydeck on 49th floor – Bitexco Financial Tower

Ho Chi Minh City, July 19, 2011 - Soaring at 68 stories tall, Bitexco Financial Tower has officially opened its Saigon Sky Deck Observatory on the 49th floor with the entrance located at 36 Ho Tung Mau Street, District 1.

The Saigon Sky Deck will be the highest – first observatory platform in Vietnam, giving visitors a panoramic 360- degree view of the enthralling cityscape at the height of 178m above ground level. The beauty of the city in daytime and the lights of the glittering metropolis at night will leave a lasting impression of the vitality of Saigon.

Visitors will be escorted by a professional and friendly Sky Deck customer service guide whom speaks fluent foreign languages to the high-speed lift rides, which are the fastest elevators in the South East Asia, travel at 7 meters per second. It takes just 35 seconds to travel from the ground to the 49th floor of the Sky Deck.

The Sky Deck has advanced facilities such as the modern telescopes and interactive touch screen. When touched, each ‘fact box’ opens up to reveal more detailed information and pictures, covering history, culture, and architecture story of local landmark and surrounding areas in Saigon.

Before leaving the Saigon Sky Deck, visitors will have a chance to find a truly work- of- art souvenirs made by skillful hands of Vietnamese artisans such as the sophisticated hand embroidery silk and handicraft. The distinguished Bat Trang Ceramic - Lotus Collection which is beautiful through its glazed and enamel or the finest Vietnamese tea produced from the Shan Tuyet varietal at more than 1300 meters elevation or the handpicked lotus tea.

Saigon SkyDeck will not only go well in offering visitors a bird’s eyesight of Saigon but it will also have an addition element to enhance visitor experience with it upcoming interesting art & cultural exhibition and programs here.

The Skydeck is open daily, from Monday to Sunday. The viewing hours are from 9.30am to 9.30pm.

Admission fees for the Sky Deck:

  • Adult: 200,000 VND

  • Senior (65 years old) 130,000 VND

  • Child (4 to 16 years): 130,000 VND

  • Child (3 years below): Free

For more information, please contact: Bitexco Group – Public Relations Office

Ms. Võ Ngọc Liên Hương
ĐT: +84 90 888 9451
E-mail: huongvnl.info@bitexco.com.vn

Ms. Hoang Thi Lan Anh
Tel:+ 84 98 885 8182
Email: anhhtl.info@bitexco.com.vn

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