Wednesday, November 12, 2008

More Photos (II) of Hanoi, Vietnam (October 30-31, November 1-3, 2008)

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum holds the preserved body of Vietnam's famous president
Crowds of people gather in Ba Dinh Square, where Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence of Vietnam in 1945
The Presidential Palace within the Ho Chi Minh Complex was originally built in 1906 as the palace of the governor general of Indochina
This modest, two-room stilt house - built in a style typical of mountainous ethnic communities - served as Ho Chi Minh's residence on and off from 1958 to 1969
A beautiful flower in the Ho Chi Minh Complex
The One Pillar Pagoda was built by Emperor Ly Thai Tong during the 11th century

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