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, Australia635 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
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 6, 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 March 11, 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 January 13, 2020
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digitalroc
Calgary, Canada1,739 contributions
Dec 2019
The People’s Committee Building is a government building, and unfortunately is not open to the public. The building was first constructed as a hotel by French architects, however now serves as city hall. It is located at the end of Nguyen Hue Street, and makes an outstanding photo opportunity at night when the building is lit up.
Written February 1, 2020
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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 February 13, 2023
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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 August 21, 2022
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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 March 16, 2023
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Leonhkny
Hong Kong, China13,897 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 December 1, 2022
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Chuang L
Singapore, Singapore371 contributions
Feb 2020
Very nice colonial building located in a central area surrounded by shops and eating places. Combine the visit with Ho Chi Minh Squares and the Opera House. Best visited in the evening and at night when the weather is more agreeable.
Written October 15, 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 April 29, 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 January 1, 2023
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KGB777
Singapore, Singapore41,727 contributions
Mar 2020
This is another of the more attractive colonial buildings to admire whilst in HCMC. Located at one end of Nguyen Hue street it looks particularly good when all lit up at night. Not possible to go inside. Visited in March 2020.
Written June 18, 2020
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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 April 1, 2021
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