Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi-Vietnam

When I went to Ho Chi Minh ( Saigon),  I was surprised how crowded it was, full of motorbikes, and the humid weather, I could visit the mausoleom of Ho Chi Minh, the History Museum and the Pagoda of the Emperor of Jade.
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15 thoughts on “Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi-Vietnam

  1. Been there, done that. (The hecticness of Ho Chi Minh) but for the mausoleum, I unfortunately went on a Sunday and had to wait for more than four hours, so I gave up 😦 Was it worth seeing? I visited the Ho Chi Minh museum instead, and it was pretty good! 🙂

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  2. When I was in Hanoi, the HCMM was closed for renovation, but I did go into the museum nearby. I was surprised how polite the English translations of the plaques were; for all the writing about the courage of the Vietnamese soldiers in the wars of liberation, they hardly ever mentioned who they were fighting.

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