People's Committee Building

People's Committee Building

People's Committee Building
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Though still called Hotel de Ville locally, this is no longer a hotel. This landmark building is actually The People's Committee, a government building with no public access.
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  • DAROHATH
    Cairns, Australia633 contributions
    Most beautiful building in Saigon
    The People’s Committee Building is simply a stunning piece of architecture. We passed the building a number of times, by day and night during our stay, as it sits at the top of Nguyen Hue St. With Ho Chi Minh’s statue in the foreground it is a photographers delight. My favourite images were captured at night. It should be noted that unfortunately you can’t enter the building.
    Visited December 2019
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 January 2020
  • Cary L
    Ennis, Ireland239 contributions
    This is the main "city hall" in Saigon. Once upon a time it was the Royal Treasury.
    This is the main "city hall" in Saigon. Once upon a time it was the Royal Treasury. Built in the French Colonial style it takes up a full block and is worth visiting when it is open. Unfortunately, it wasn't but the architecture is incredible and worth viewing.
    Visited March 2020
    Written 11 March 2020
  • Romantic plac
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia20 contributions
    Its really nice to take pictures in here.
    I came at night and it still turns out great. Even when take pictures from the park, we can even get pictures of the city landscape. Totally worth a visit and in night there is many people who hangout in here, the locals and tourist. Many teenagers who dating in here and even meeting with friends.
    Visited January 2020
    Written 13 January 2020
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Shelley M
Albany, New Zealand753 contributions
Mar 2023
Beautiful architecture and lit up at night is just stunning. A nice calm place with a lovely fountain nearby and Uncle Ho's statute with manicured garden area. Very clean. Shame you cant go inside. Nice to go when they close the traffic off and you can really enjoy this space. Lots of local families walking around here.
Written 29 April 2023
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Avirup Guha Roy
Kolkata (Calcutta), India94 contributions
Apr 2023 • Friends
Standing magnificently in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, the People’s Committee Building features the elegant & aesthetic characteristics of French Colonial architecture.... it was designed & constructed under the supervision of Femand Gardes during the period from 1889 to 1909... The facade of this building is a perfect confluence of many different kinds of designs, the most well-known of which is the Marianne relief lying in the middle of the facade, which reflect the architecture of the French Third Republic
Written 25 April 2023
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nsojer
Barnet, UK459 contributions
Feb 2023
This old French colonial city hall was modelled on the Hotel de Ville in Paris and built between 1902 and 1908.

It is now the seat of the People's Committee Building and stands as a reminder of French colonial rule of French Indochina.

You can't go in but it is well worth admiring it from the statue of Ho Chi Minh himself

Nearby is the Saigon Opera House
Written 16 March 2023
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Zfy Ed
Singapore, Singapore8,514 contributions
Dec 2022
This is more commonly known as the Ho Chi Minh City Hall. The hall was built during the French occupation between 1902–1908 by architect Paul Gardès and following the French colonial architectural style, which is quite similar to the british.

If you are in district 1, you will not miss this building as it is located right in the city center with many key attractions nearby such as the Opera theater, Cafe apartment and the busiest walking street, Nguyen Hue.

At night, the building is beautifully lighted and looks grand and majestic and in the day time, it looks so different and more formal. I prefer the night view!

It is a government official building and so it's not opened to the public and it does serves as a good photo-stop from opposite the main entrance. It's lovely but the traffic is always heavy and quite difficult to get a good shot without the motorbikes in particular!!!
Written 13 February 2023
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Abovetheclouds
2,158 contributions
Jan 2023
Pity you can't go inside! The building architecture and colour are stunning, especially in the sunlight. Take a walk around. Very well kept and clean. Worth a stop. You need maybe 5 to 10 minutes. Centrally located so you are likely to pass it anyway.
Written 1 January 2023
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Leonhkny
Hong Kong, China13,896 contributions
Dec 2022
This colossal European architecture is a reminder of Saigon's colonial legacy. Although renamed to Ho Chi Minh City after its fall to the communists in 1975, the former city hall still serves as government building. Unfortunately it is not open to public.
Written 1 December 2022
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Leannie
Hanoi, Vietnam1,341 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
Wow what a stunning building! We only saw it during the day but it was specular, and all around and in the square opposite were perfectly manicured trees and plants adding to its splendour appearance
Written 17 October 2022
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Liang
Helsinki, Finland35 contributions
Aug 2022 • Solo
The building looks fantastic in the evening. Many people in the square. Good to take photos. The walking street in front of the committee building is worth walking and exploring. Sometimes there are street performers.
Written 21 August 2022
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YANIRA06_66
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam16 contributions
Mar 2021
Never been inside the Complex but have seen this building in war and peace. Peace is better. I mentioned that this building was behind the statue of Ho Chi Minh and the Rex Hotel. It is still impressive day or night.
Written 1 April 2021
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Goering743451
Can Tho, Vietnam4 contributions
Mar 2021
I have to say after visiting ho chi minh I was impressed with some of the colonial architecture which I found well taken care and gorgeous
Written 15 March 2021
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