In the wake of the 21st century, the agriculture-based economy of Vietnam is changing rapidly to accommodate the demands of globalization and urbanization. Below are 4 most impressive Vietnam’s skyscrapers that you should definitely check out while in town, listed in order of height.
No. 720A Dien Bien Phu St, Ward 22, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City
Freshly finished earlier this year by the country’s biggest corporation Vingroup, Landmark 81 has become the new face of urban Vietnam among other Vietnam’s skyscrapers.
The tallest building in Southeast Asia
The building is a commercial complex with luxurious hotels, restaurants, residential blocks, and shopping hotspot. Attractions include an observatory from the 79th to the 81st floor, the largest indoor ice stadium in Vietnam (Vincom Ice Rink), and a resplendent infinity pool.
2 Hai Trieu, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Even though Bitexco is no longer the tallest building in Ho Chi Minh City, this lotus-shaped skyscraper still remains one of the most iconic symbols of urban Vietnam.
The unique shape of Bitexco Financial Tower
The 68-floor-high-building is home to numerous offices and businesses, but its most prominent attraction is Bitexco Skydeck - an indoor observatory offering the most extraordinary view of the city.
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Me Tri - Pham Hung Intersection, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi
This 72-floor awe-inspiring skyscraper was built by the renowned hotel group InterContinental and the Korean corporation Keangnam Enterprises Limited. Keangnam is the highest tower in Hanoi and the second highest in the country.
A commercial center rising from the old “dirty water” area
Inside you will find hotels, outlets, restaurants, conference rooms, and medical services. Residential areas are located in smaller towers.
54 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Another one of Vietnam's skyscrapers built by a Korean enterprise. Unlike the buildings above, Lotte Center is quite central. Besides basic amenities of any luxury complex like hotels, offices, outlets, etc, Lotte possesses an extraordinary Observation Deck unlike any other.
Lotte Center Hanoi
In the Observation Deck, you got to experience the thrilling Skywalk - glass boxes that offer unrestricted 360 degrees view of the bustling capital. There are also the Bamboo Path, The Sunset Lounge, and the View Terrace. During weekends or holidays, activities like dance battles, acoustic live shows, and magic performances may take place on the Deck.
A thrilling and rewarding experience
These aforementioned buildings would make excellent locations for shopping, dining, and relaxing after long days of exploring our bustling cities.
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