Where is Saigon in the world?

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh Saigon/Sài Gòn
Coordinates: 10°46′32″N 106°42′07″E
Country Vietnam
Region Southeast
Founded 1698

Why is it not called Saigon anymore?

In 1975, the North of Vietnam won the war and changed the name of Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City, in honour of the prime minister, a revolutionary leader of the communist party. The name change was not voluntary on the part of those living in the South; it was a statement of the North’s success.

Is Saigon in China?

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnamese Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh, formerly (until 1976) Saigon, largest city in Vietnam.

Where is Saigon located on a map?

Vietnam maps covers this whole country, which is located in the easternmost part of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, flanked by the South China Sea to its east, Cambodia to the southwest, Laos to the northwest and China to the north. It has a population of more than 90 million people, making it the 14 th most populous country in the

How far is Saigon from Bangkok?

Is Vietnam Close To Malaysia From Hat Yai, take the bus to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. Buses run between Bangkok and Phnom Penh from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. Taking the bus from Cambodia

What to see in Saigon?

Saigon Central Post Office and Notre-Dame Cathedral. Located at the top of Dong Khoi Street,at the crossroads with Nguyen Du Street,this large open square is home to two

  • The Reunification Palace.
  • War Remnants Museum.
  • Nguyen Hue Walking Street.
  • Bui Vien Street.
  • Dong Khoi Street.
  • Bitexco Financial Tower.
  • Lam Son Square.
  • What is there to do in Saigon?

    Cu Chi Tunnels. Admission tickets from$16.51 The History: The 155 mile (250 km) tunnels are about 25 miles (40 km) from Saigon and were built by hand by

  • War Remnants Museum. Admission tickets from$16.61 This museum has numerous rooms with the Vietnamese perspective and a room dedicated to Agent Orange and it’s lasting…
  • Bitexco Financial Tower.