Crossing Travel
DESTINATIONS Ho Chi Minh Friday, 04 November 2016

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

The process of urbanization in Ho Chi Minh City makes the green color replaced by modern constructions and tall buildings. However, on some streets, there are still old trees rows to make the city more beautiful.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

The process of urbanization in Ho Chi Minh City makes the green color replaced by modern constructions and tall buildings. However, on some streets, there are still old trees rows to make the city more beautiful.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

In urban districts, tourists who come here for the first time will by astonished by big old trees rows. In the photo is the old trees on 3/2 St, Dist. 10 and 11.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

With urban people, riding in a street full of trees makes them feel more comfortable and relaxed.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

With more than 300 years of formation and development, although it is younger than Hanoi or Hue, Saigon is still very proud of plenty of hundred-year-old trees. That is the reason why many people would get hurt if they had to exchange trees for modern constructions.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

These oil trees are trimmed every year with straight body and 40 m in height on Tran Hung Dao, 3/2, Ly Thuong Kiet, An Duong Vuong, Nguyen Chi Thanh, Ngo Gia Tu St… An Duong Vuong St looks so beautiful with 2 rows of trees.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

Truong Dinh St, Dist. 1 crosses “a tree forest” in Tao Dan Park.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

On every tree, there is a number to count. Some streets there are even hundreds of trees.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

Nacre trees on Ton Duc Thang, 3/2 St… has the diameter of about 2m with the strongest root system on the ground.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

Recently, the project of connecting Dist.1 with Thu Thiem new urban area, Dist.2 makes people worry about the life of the rows of nacre trees on Ton Duc Thang St.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

The branches of nacre trees are giving shadow for people.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

A man is looking at the oil trees on Huyen Tran Cong Chua St, Dist.1. This is one of the prides of Saigon tourism.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

The straight oil trees on Ngo Gia Tu St, Dist.10.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

A gentle combination of tall oil trees and steel crossing bridge at Nguyen Tri Phuong – 3/2 – Ly Thai To crosscroad.

Contemplating beautiful ancient treasures of Saigon

Not only brings fresh air and shadow… these “green treasures” also reduce the heat of Saigon and make the buildings more elegant.

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