Between Hanoi and Saigon, Vietnam has its fare share of tall buildings lighting up its skylines. Although typically known for its incredible beaches, is on the cutting-edge of commerce and infrastructure in the developing world. When visiting either Ho Chi Minh City, to the south, or Hanoi, in the north, this fact becomes much more …
Tallest Buildings & Skyscrapers
A Guide to Buildings in Vietnam
Types of Skyscrapers in Vietnam
Within Vietnam, there are three types of buildings reaching into the clouds: residential towers, commercial towers, and mixed-use towers.
The largest cities of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are perfect places for luxury residential living. As millions continue to flock to these city centers, the easiest solution has been to stack everyone on top of each other while still providing the highest amenities possible for comfortable living.
These often serviced, residential towers house thousands of people on one generally small plot of real estate.
Commercial skyscrapers are often owned by one major corporation and then rented out to other international conglomerates looking to open a location within Vietnam.
A tower located in the financial district could house multiple banks from all across the world in addition to restaurants and other amenities for the employees and general population.
Mixed-Use Residential and Commercial Towers
Many Vietnam skyscrapers house a mixture of both residential and commercial establishments. It is quite common to discover a building that has a supermarket and restaurants on the lower floors, a 5-star hotel within the middle floors, and residential apartments on the very top.