Ho Chi Minh City HallFrench colonial City Hall in Ho Chi Minh City

​​​Last Update: 25th October 2020

The Ho Chi Minh City Hall, also known as the People’s Committee Building of Ho Chi Minh City, the City Hall was designed by a French designer in the late 19th Century. The 2-storey building features the Baroque Style. The building has a red roof and yellow walls. It is not opened to the public.

Ho Chi Minh City Hall Fast Facts

  • Name: Ho Chi Minh City Hall
  • Location: Số 86 Lê Thánh Tôn, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh
  • Things to do there: History and Culture, Photography
  • Who visits: Photographers, History and Culture Lovers
  • Time required: 30 x Minutes

What to expect at the Ho Chi Minh City Hall

The City Hall features walls, roof and door frame decorated with the exquisite reliefs of Western mythological figures and heroes in France. The Ho Chi Minh Square lies in front of the building. The statue of Ho Chi Minh stands on the square. He holds a little girl in arm. He was unmarried and didn’t have any children. The girl stands for the Vietnamese people. There are a theater, and tens of cafes nearby.

At night, the building is in the beautiful light, making for amazing views. Locals like to relax them on Ho Chi Minh Square at night.

Best time to visit the Ho Chi Minh City Hall

Tourists are not permitted to enter the City Hall. But you could explore the facade of the building in the morning.

If you’d like to explore the building for photography purposes, the best time to visit is at night.

The best months to visit are from April to October.

How to get to the Ho Chi Minh City Hall

There is no direct bus to the building. You could rent a vehicle to the City Hall.

Additional Ho Chi Minh City Hall Travel Advice

  • The City Hall is closed to the public.
  • You could explore the facade of the building.

Interested in visiting the Ho Chi Minh City Hall on a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours including the Ho Chi Minh City Hall among other attractions and destinations. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.