People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City

People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City
Souce: Xây dựng Magazine

Address: 131 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1

The building is a work built from 1881 to 1885, then completed by Foulhoux and Bourard, called the Saigon High Court (French: Tribunal de Saigon) located on Mac Mahon Street.

In 1898, this establishment was changed to the Criminal Court of Saigon (Cour criminelle de Saigon) and the Court of Appeal of Indochina (Cour d'appel de l'Indochine). In 1919, this was the Court of Appeal of Cochinchina (Cour d'appel de Cochinchine). During the Republic of Vietnam period, this building kept the old function under the new polity and operated as the Saigon Superior Court, commonly known as the Saigon Court.

The headquarters of the People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City - A masterpiece of architecture

The People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City was established in September 1976, operating at 131 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia. Through trial activities, it actively propagates the guidelines, policies and laws of the Party and the State, making great contributions to the fight and prevention of crimes, and maintaining security, social order, and peace for the people. This work has kept its full function since its construction until now, with a lifespan of over 130 years and was recognized as a national architectural monument of art in 2012.

Besides the above architectural works bearing the historical imprint of the region in particular and the country in general, we cannot help but mention the roads that seem to be bridges that have been connecting and going into the daily life of the people here with funny sentences:

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