Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Another wonderful Sofitel Hotel breakfast buffet.
Our 8:00 bus tour took us first to Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica:
The statue of Notre Dame was made in Rome and installed in the square in 1959:
Gustave Eiffel to resemble the train stations of Europe.
The names of men associated with electricity are placed on the exterior:
Ngô Viết Thụ.
The Fall of Saigon in 1975 ended here when tanks crashed through these gates:
Looking through the architectural features said to represent jointed bamboo:
Next, Ho Chi Minh City 3 Walking Tour.