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People's Committee Building

86 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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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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  • Very good54%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“city hall” (7 reviews)
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86 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walk the wide pedestrian walkway toward the People's Community Building. A very impressive structure. We did not attempt to go inside. We prefer to walk the nearby streets and mingle with the very friendly people. We did not experience any anti-American sentiments. I was approached...More

Thank James J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was simply amazed by this building. I didn't expect it to be as big or as beautiful as it was. Photos can't do it justice because it's too hard to fit the entire photo in one frame! Definitely a must see, purely for its...More

Thank Beth J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently embarked on a getaway vacation in cosmopolitan Saigon to explore its significant historic monuments as well as to immerse in the jubilant celebrations of Vietnam’s spectacular 72nd National Day which fell on 2nd September. On this evening, en route to our buffet dinner...More

1  Thank Greatsouthwest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are stopping by after visiting opera house by walk.. almost all hystorical building in HCMc near each other andveasy to access. The road very clean.

Thank Hendra P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is imposing and looks right down the boulevard (Nguyen Hue St) - My favourite view is at night time

Thank pukekopom
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It was really good. There's a walking street in front of the building. It's very happenning at night time.

Thank Kok Y
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I visited this place last May, around 3pm. There were guards and they did not let me get in. Later I discovered that public access is banned. So take photos from the outside. The architecture is still pretty.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 1 August 2017

but it was the City Hall of Saigon and continues today as the City administration building. Built in the French Colonial style as the other buildings in District 1, it as modeled on the Paris City Hall. It's great that the historic area has been...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This building is in a very popular area. There are beautiful gardens in front, also statue of Ho Chi Minh. Great in evening for a stroll, or shops all around during the day.

Thank Ivy G
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The building is modest but nice to walk around. The many rooms including the offices and living space of past leaders offer a wonderful peek into the history of south Vietnam and how its government worked before the Vietcong took over.

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