• #2 Gửi bởi andy2018 vào 25 Aug 2020
  • Vietnam’s former capital has not one, but two names: Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon. Find out the intriguing story behind the city with two names here.
    Arriving in South Vietnam can be a rather confusing affair, with half of the population calling the major city ‘Ho Chi Minh City’ and the other half referring to it as ‘Saigon’.

    Even the airport code itself is SGN, but signs on the way into the city centre proudly welcome you to Ho Chi Minh City. So, which is it?
    Officially, the southern metropolis’s name is Ho Chi Minh City, and has been for many years, but there are still a number of locals and visitors alike that call it Saigon. The importance of these two differing titles goes back to the Vietnam War, which ended not so long ago in 1975. Although commonly referred to as the American War, the history is a little more complicated than just ‘Vietnam versus America’.

    The Vietnam War was actually between the North and South of Vietnam. Communist allies, such as China and the Soviet Union, supported the former, while anti-communist troops, such as America and Australia, helped the latter. In 1975, the North of Vietnam won the war and changed the name of Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City, in honour of the prime minister, a revolutionary leader of the communist party.
    However, some young men may be attracted by some opposite ideas so they wrote something which I think that I need to amend, since they just heard or read information from some people with “special” purposes.

    The name “Ho Chi Minh City” is named after our leader “Ho Chi Minh”, and the meaning is just like Washington City or Karlskrona. People in the city and around it accept both names, not like other said. See more here:
    Vietnam Trust Car Rental company
    497/6A Phan Van Tri, Go Vap district, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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