Ho Chi Minh City was formerly known as Saigon. It is one of Vietnam's liveliest cities and a hub for commerce and culture. This place has all kinds of classically elegant French buildings that were left behind from the colonial period. You will feel almost as if you are in Paris. Apart from the sightseeing tours of places like the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, the Ho Chi Minh City City Hall and the Municipal Theatre, you can witness more grand French-style architecture off the beaten path by visiting the Central Post Office and mail a post card. At the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum you can learn about Vietnam's more recent history, take a boat trip along the Mekong River, or enjoy a cup of Vietnamese coffee in an old French-style café. Phạm Ngũ Lão Street is very quiet and peaceful during daylight hours. Once night falls, however, this place comes alive. Not only an excellent place to enjoy the city's nightlife, it is also a favorite place for backpackers to stay.
Irina Old post office building. A place where it is pleasant to be at any time. You are easily transported in time. An example of colonial architecture from the French colony. Phone cabins reminded me my childhood, when my mother and I used them to call our relatives from a Post office. There are also souvenir shops in the building, which are a bit cramped. The Post Office works as intended: you can buy and send postcards.
_FB***10The Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral was badly damaged by a fire on Monday, April 15, 2019, and you also participate in its renovation. Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, officially Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
_FB***10Phạm Ngũ Lão street is located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, Vietnam. It was named after Phạm Ngũ Lão, the national hero. The intersection of Phạm Ngũ Lão and Đề Thám streets are referred to as the backpacker district of Saigon. Its own unique vibe draws people from everywhere due to its close proximity to prominent landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City.
G_Woodycame to visit to learn something about Vietnamese history and appreciate the Cold War architecture. very cool place to visit. the main building is spacious and well laid out then suddenly you get loads in little windy corridors. highly recommended.
E56***84I could say that it’s an incredible exhibition but it’s more shocking becau If you’re in Ho Chi Minh city you can’t miss going to this museum. If you are sensitive to this kind of content, you should think twice before going as it shows all the content related to the Vietnam War. An exhibition that will make you realize the cathastrophic effect war and how it damage Vietnam most especially its people for 19.5 long years.
The southern city of Vietnam may very well be known for its colonial influences found particularly in its renowned architectural landmarks like the famous Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon. Yet, the locals have retained their distinct cultures and traditions in this cosmopolitan metropolis at every corner.
Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Ho Chi Minh City
Mar 8, 2021 Ho Chi Minh City Weather:Partly Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:61%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:04/18:04
Ho Chi Minh City Driving:Suitable, Running:Good, Cycling:Suitable
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Ho Chi Minh City is the business and financial hub of Vietnam, with a prominent history going back hundreds of years. The Khmers originally settled the region, with the Vietnamese taking over in the 17th century. The French conquered Saigon, as it was then known, in 1859, and made it the capital of Cochin China in 1862, which resulted in numerous elegant architecture and broad boulevards that are still present to this day. At the peak of the Vietnam War in 1969, the city had 4.5 million inhabitants who were all evacuated when Saigon and the rest of the South fell to North Vietnam in 1975.
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