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12 Pictures Of 1962 Saigon

The 60s always seem to conjure up nostalgia in the minds of those who lived through the dramatic changes to Saigon over the past 50 years.

The beauty, both historically and culturally, can be seen in photos of District 1 streets which were lined with Western-style cafes and full of women graceful strolling in ao dais. 

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Clear views of the city’s avenues were unobstructed by skyscrapers and were full of vintage vehicles, most of which are nowhere to be found today.

So take a break from present day Saigon’s hectic atmosphere with these old photos of Saigon taken in 1962.

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