The world’s largest rubber duck is being displayed at Ban Nguyet (Crescent) Lake in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City for one month from April 27 to May 31 (2014), make the city become its 16th destination.
Designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman aiming to recall people’s childhood memories, the giant duck started its world tour in 2007, themed by “Spreading joy around the world”, and ever went to many big cities like Amsterdam, Sydney, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Auckland, etc.
Composed of more than 200 pieces of polyvinyl chloride, the rubber duck is 26m in height and more than 600 kilograms in weight, considered as the world’s largest of its kind. The opening at its back provides convenience for body check performed by architect/staff, and the electric fan inside the body enables inflation at any time in any weather.
The Old Saigon Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City
The Duck Show attracted a great number of tourists to visit cities where it was displayed, and this time will also draw large attention. Lots of tourists will visit Ho Chi Minh City for the giant rubber duck; besides, they can also visit many popular attractions in this city, such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, War Remnants Museum, etc.
The Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh CityThe War Remnants Museum