There's some irony in the Ho Chi Minh City Hall being a stately old French colonial building. Built in the early 20th century, it's only slightly less ornate than the building it's clearly modeled on--the Hotel de Ville in Paris.
In front of the building is a large statue of Uncle Ho himself, seated, teaching a Vietnamese child. The man who devoted so much of his life to throwing off the yoke of French colonialism now has pride of place in front of this oh-so-French building.
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