Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present

Take a look at how historical sites in Hanoi have changed since the August Revolution of Autumn 1945.
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 1President Ho Chi Minh reads the Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945 at Ba Dinh Square, to establish the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, marking the victory of the August Revolution. (Photo: Archives)
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 2Ba Dinh Square, the largest square in Vietnam, is now a top tourist attraction in Hanoi. (Photo: VNA)
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 3A rally takes place at the square in front of the Opera House in Hanoi, August 19, 1945. The demonstrators were then divided into groups to conduct the general uprising in the entire city. (Photo: Archives).
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 4The August Revolution Square, located in front of the Opera House, now belongs to Trang Tien ward, Hoan Kiem district. (Photo: VNA)
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 5The rally then turned into a huge demonstration on Hanoi streets. In the photo: Demonstrators line Paul Bert, now Trang Tien, one of the most beautiful streets in Hanoi. (Photo: Archives)
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 6Paul Bert is now Trang Tien street - one of the most beautiful streets in the city. (Photo: VNA)
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 7The Vietnamese people go on a march and occupy the Residential Palace of the Tonkin Governor, now the Government Guesthouse, August 19, 1945. (Photo: Archives)
Historical sites in Hanoi – Past and present hinh anh 8Residential Palace of the Tonkin Governor, located at No.12 Ngo Quyen Street, is now the Government Guesthouse. (Photo: VNA)
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