Monday, February 8, 2016

Reunification Palace - Ho Chi Minh City


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Hiatus, and there will be more to come as I prepare to Welcome myself into motherhood.

More photos, less stories on this entry. :D

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Among Vietnam's historical places to visit is the Reunification Palace. It is a famous for its history as when the North Vietnamese Army crashed its main gate which signified the end of the Vietnam War. 

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Entrance fee for adults VD30,000. The highlights are within the walls of the five-storey building and the wide reflection as a symbolic sign of the Saigon liberation.

We accommodated the visit on our first as we waited for our hotel room to be ready by 2pm. We ended up going back to the hotel after dinner since the tourist map given to us was an easy task for Jr. He always maneuver the how to get there part since I am too dumb on directions.

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We didn't come with a tourist guide so we tend to read the notes on each of the iconic rooms housed in this gigantic palace that is said to be the former home of the President. Each displayed room signifies a historic mark for Vietnam.

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The telecom room.
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If you are unable to read the texts on the left on this photo: At 8:30AM April 8th 1975, First Lieutenant Pilot Nguyen Tranh Trung flew F5E and threw down two bombs at the right target here.

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Last 4 photos can be seen at the top most floor of this building.
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