President ho Chi Minh Statue, Ho Chi Minh City

Pay tribute to the Vietnamese leader who fended off US invasion and put the divided country back together at President ho Chi Minh Statue, a very popular place for photos. Standing 7.2 m (ft) tall on a square in front of the French colonial style building, the statue shows the leader greeting visitors with his right arm gently raised. Inaugurated in 2015 to mark the former leader’s 125th anniversary, which replaced a former statue of him standing with a girl, this 4.5 m (14.7 ft) tall bronze statue stands on a 2.7 m (8.8 ft) tall black stone platform making a prominent landmark set in a well-maintained public garden. Make President ho Chi Minh Statue part of your personalized Ho Chi Minh City itinerary using our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • This statue is most relevant in the main square in Ho chi minh because Saigon was the former name and the city was renamed after this president Ho Chi Minh. So it is very understandable that the statu...  more »
  • Impressive statue of kindly old uncle Ho. It is situated at the end of 'walking street' a long wide boulevard and directly in front of the people's committee building.  more »
  • The statue itself isn't too exciting or grand, but at least you won't get mowed down by motorbikes while taking a photo of it. The grand, pedestrianised park area that runs down Nguyen Hue from the Sa...  more »

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