Area Information - HCMC

 

We would like to introduce each ward of Ho Chi Minh City so that you can refer to it when choosing your residence.

District 1

District 1 is the central district of Ho Chi Minh City. With many department stores, supermarkets and restaurants, it is one of the most convenient areas to live in Ho Chi Minh City. There are also Japanese and foreign clinics and dentists, which is convenient in case of emergency. “Le Thanh Ton Street”, which is said to be a Japanese town, is also located in the 1st ward.

Major properties: SOMERSET CHANCELLAR COURT、SOMERSET HO CHI MINH CITY 、SAIGON SKY GARDEN、INTERCONTINENTAL、SEDONA SUITE、NORFOLK MANSION, NIKKO HOTEL、GOLDEN RIVER
Major spots,shops: Takashimaya, Vincom Center, Lotus Clinic, Family Medical Practice
Life convenience: Very Good
Foreirner occupancy rate: Very High
Family convenience: Very Good

District 2

District 2 is an area about 20 minutes by car from the center of Ho Chi Minh City.There are many international schools, and there are many Western residents. Recently, the number of Japanese residents has increased. There are many fashionable restaurants and shops.

Major properties: Estella Heights、The Vista, Estella, Thao Dien Pearl, D’Edge Thao Dien, Q2 Thao Dien, Metro pole, The River, Somerset Vista,RiverSide 、Diamond Island
Major spots / shops: Estellar Place, Vincom Mega Mall
School /Kindergarten: Mirai Kindergarten, Montessori Kindergarten, INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HO CHI MINH CITY, BRTISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
Life convenience: Very Good
Family convenience: Very Good

District 3

District 3 is located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City and is as convenient as District 1.   District 3 is about  5~10 minutes by car from the center of Ho Chi Minh City and is more convenient than District 1 depending on the location.

The rent is a little cheaper than the 1st ward. The Consul General of Japan also moved to the 3rd ward in 2012.

Major properties: SHERWOOD RESIDENCE、INDOCHINE PARK TOWER、SILA、SAIGON PAVILLON, SAIGON COURT, CITADENES
school/kindergarten SAIGON LANGUAGE SCHOOL
Life convenience: Very Good
Foreigner occupancy rate: High
Family convenience: Very Good

District 4

District 4 is next to the District 1 and is relatively close to the center of Ho Chi Minh, but it is not a very good area because it used to be a mafia hangout. However, recently, the image has been improved more than before.District 4 is close to the center of Ho Chi Minh City and there are some Japanese residents as people can rent apartments cheaply.

Major properties: TRESOR,Gold view,ICON56,RIVER GATE, millenium ……
Life convenience: not really good
Foreigner occupancy rate: Few
Family convenience: not really good

District 7

District 7 is an area about 30 minutes by car from the center of Ho Chi Minh City. And there is a high-class new residential area called PHU MY HUNG. There is a lot of nature, the sidewalk is wide and it is easy to live. There are also Japanese schools and international schools.

Major properties: OAKWOOD,CRESSENT RESIDENCE,WATER FRONT,RICHLANE, SCENIC VALLEY,GREEN VALEY,MIDTOWN,RIVER PARK, RIVER PARK PREMIER….
Major spots / shops Crescent mall,  Vivo city
Life convenience: Good
Foreigner occupancy rate: High
Family convenience: Very Good

District Binh Thanh

Binh Thanh District is an area about 5 minutes by the car from the center of Ho Chi Minh City. The popular apartment VINHOMES CENTRAL PARK & Sunwah Pearl is about 5 minutes by car from Le Thanh Ton Street,where the Japanese town is located. Binh Thanh District is a popular area these days because it is cheaper and you can rent a beautiful apartment compared to District 1. The second Japanese town, Pham Viet Chanh Street, is also located in Binh Thanh District.

Major properties: VINHOMES CENTRAL PARK,SUNWAH PEARL, CITY GARDEN,SAIGON PEARL, THE MANOR , Pearl Plaza, WILTON TOWER.
Major spots / shops LANDAMARK81 ,VINHOMES CENTRAL PARK
Life convenience: Good
Foreigner occupancy rate: High
Family convenience: Good

(There are not many Japanese residents in the other district than those introduced above, so we will omit the information here.)