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Blasts From the Past: 10 Things That No Longer Exist in Saigon

Saigon is a city of turnover; colonial buildings have given way to skyscrapers, canals to streets and train stations to parks.

As the city enters a period of modernization, on it’s way to becoming an international metropolis, it leaves many yearning for a better understanding of what Saigon used to be.

While there’s little written history when it comes to many of the nuances of daily life in old Saigon, fortunately many of them can still be found in old photos:

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