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[Photos] 1960s Nha Trang Was the Essence of Cool

While there's a lot of talk about Saigon in the old days, Nha Trang also held its own as an ultra-cool beachside city. The coastal town was home to flashy cars and trendy cafes, hand-painted signs and some excellent áo dài fashion, not to mention all the accoutrements of traditional Vietnam, including cyclo drivers, horse-drawn carts, nón lá and bustling local markets.

Thanks to Flickr user manhhai, several 1960s scenes of Nha Trang xưa have been kept for posterity. Take a look below:

[Photos via Flickr user manhhai]

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