City Hall of Ho Chi Minh People's CommitteeThe Ho Chi Minh City City Council receives the name of Popular Committee. In Vietnamese, it is known as Uy ban Nhan dan Thanh pho (Ủy ban Nhan dan Thanh phố Hồ Minh Chí). Built at the beginning of the 20th century (1998 - 1908), is located in the 1st District of Saigon, in the street Le Thanh Ton No. 86, near tourist attractions like the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Post Office and Opera.
City Hall of Ho Chi Minh People's Committee
During the day, when the tropical climate of this city raises temperatures above 30 ° C (see Weather in Saigon), the most advisable option to contemplate this point of interest of forced stop of Ho Chi Minh City, is without doubt Café Highlands (Ca Phe Highlands), located on the roof of the 151 Le Thanh Ton street.
Vista City Council of the City of Ho Chi Minh from Highlands Coffee
In the evening, we can enjoy a nice walk around the area and take a few pictures of the City of Saigon. We strongly recommend a visit nocturnal, as well as most of the monuments of the city, this building has an outdoor lighting system that completely transforms the image of that place.
Saigon City Hall at night
City of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
Hotel de VilleAs curiosity will say that the Vietnamese people call this building Hotel de Ville, but currently is not a hotel, but a public building (which by the way, is forbidden access to tourists).
Hotel de Ville. Saigon. Vietnam
Statue of Ho Chi Minh People's Committee againstThe national hero, Ho Chi Minh, is very present in every corner of the country, by empezan currency and ending with the city of Saigon, renamed Ho Chi Minh City. In front of the gates of the city council of the same name, a small park where a huge statue of Ho Chi Minh sitting next to a child, welcomes us to this tourist spot.
Statue in front of the City Hall of Saigon
The person of Ho Chi Minh is beloved and respected by the Vietnamese people, so it is not surprising that at the feet of the statue see bouquets.
Statue of Ho Chi Minh People's Committee against Saigon
Statue of Ho Chi Minh
The statue which is located opposite the City Hall, has an inscription, this inscription reads Bác Hồ, which can be translated literally as Uncle Ho (Ho from Ho Chi Minh City). It is a way of loving and respectful reference to the late Vietnamese leader.
Registration of the statue of Ho Chi Minh City against
Around the City of SaigonIn the surroundings of the Town Hall of Saigon, the most outstanding is the Hotel Rex. A couple of streets is Parkson, the shopping centerBen Thanh Market (Chợ Ben Thanh), the Notre Dame Cathedral and Opera.
Around the City of Saigon