Vietnam – Presidential Palace – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

The main entrance of the Presidential Palace

In Ho Chi Minh City you can visit the old presidential palace, now converted into a museum. On 30 April 1975, the army of the north along with the Viet Cong conquered Saigon unifying Vietnam into a single socialist state led by the Socialist Party of Vietnam. Following the conquest, the city was soon renamed Ho Chi Minh City in honour of the communist leader Ho Chi Minh. In the pictures, you can see the entrance of the building.

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