SAIGON 1955 – HO CHI MINH VILLE 2005

Ho Chi Minh Ville / 2005

In 2005, the French Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City, in partnership with the Vietnamese government organized an exhibition which presented aerial photos of the city taken by Raymond Cauchetier in 1955 alongside recent photos taken by the Vietnamese air force.
The exhibition was held in a square in the centre of the city, open day and night, for nearly four months. It attracted over a million visitors, who were moved catch a glimpse of the houses in the old quarters of the city, now replaced by the skyscrapers of the business district.