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Lots of history

This location was close to our hotel. Reflecting on the historical nature of this site brings a... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
via mobile
Hard to Find.

This place is a bit hard to find. It was actually Kitty Corner from my hotel and I still walked... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
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6 Apr 2018
“Lots of history”
29 Mar 2018
“Hard to Find.”
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Perhaps you could check but I don't believe that was the former US Embassy. The building shown is opposite the Vincom centre and is/was an accommodation building.

Thank Geoff Y
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Finding this site was difficult. I found the entrance to the building opposite the Vincom building (H & M) at 22 Ly Tu Trong. If you walk through the entrance to the car park at the rear and speak to the security guard (he may...More

6  Thank Tim E
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This location was close to our hotel. Reflecting on the historical nature of this site brings a lot of emotions. Hard to imagine what the people of Saigon went through during those years.

5  Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This place is a bit hard to find. It was actually Kitty Corner from my hotel and I still walked around the entire block before I realized I was there. Unfortunately when I saw the red monument on Le Duan it was already past 5:00...More

1  Thank Grantman66
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It was significant in the extraction of US and South Vietnamese in Saigon and as seen was a historic photo of history; however this is not the embassy.

4  Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is inaccurate....this is not the former US embassy. However this is a historic landmark. If you wish to get a good view I suggest going to the office building across the street and asking one off the adjacent offices politely if you can come...More

5  Thank jorel424
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Having grown in the late sixties and early seventies this embassy was a piece of history. It was something I saw on the nightly news and to see it in person was worth the time. To walk through the areas where their president and family...More

2  Thank SeattleBrooklynBoy
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It used to be an American Embassy but not its sort of shopping centre with lots of cafes and bars! Apparently the building has oldest elevator in South East Asia! And it still works!

1  Thank kasparsvecs
Reviewed 23 August 2016

As i am interested in the Vietnam war I was curious to see the location of the US embassy. As it happened my hotel was directly opposite the site. As we all know, the old building was demolished and a smaller low key building was...More

8  Thank Hugo L
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

There's a popular misconception, during the fall of Saigon that US helicopters airlifted (Air America) people from the rooftop of the embassy. The CIA had designated several spots around the city, except for US Embassy. I took the photo to the right early today. This...More

24  Thank RobertLa32859
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