Ho Chi Minh City

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Once known as Saigon, this city is a mixture of towering skyscrapers and elegant temples, full of great food, history, and culture.

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly named and still also referred to as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam. It was once known as Prey Nokor, an important Khmer seaport prior to annexation by the Vietnamese in the 17C. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam 1955–75. On 2 July 1976, Saigon merged with the surrounding Gia Dinh Province and was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City after revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh. The city's attractions include the temples, several architectural landmarks, the Cu Chi Tunnels, and several museums.
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  • 'Hello Ho Chi Minh', Vietnam, Saigon, Ho Chi Minh Square
  • Cu Chi tunnels
  • Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh City
  • IMG_7545Ho_Chi_Minh
  • Bến Thành Market, Hồ Chí Minh City
  • Central Post Office, Ho Chi Minh City
  • HISTORY MUSEUM SAIGON/HO CHI MINH CITY VIETNAM JAN 2012
  • Jade Emperor Pagoda (Chua Ngoc Hong or the Phuoc Hai Tu )
  • Saigon, Sept 2013
  • Ho Chi Minh City City Hall
  • Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica
  • Cholon (Chinatown), Ho Chi Minh City
  • Vinh Nghiem Pagoda, Saigon
  • Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Ho Chi Minh City, War Remnants Museum
  • Saigon Skydeck sunset
  • Bình Tây Market, Chợ Lớn, Hồ Chí Minh City
  • Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Museum of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Giac Lam Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Lotus pond
  • Greenhouse
   

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