HCM City Post Office is re-painted after complaints about new color

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VietNamNet Bridge – The Post Office building, a symbol of HCM City, was repainted yellow last December, which was said to be more appropriate to its old beauty.

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However, tourists and local residents said the bright yellow was too gaudy and unsuitable for the 130-year building.

After trying many colors, a special council approved the official paint color, a light yellow, in early February.

The building’s new coat of paint will be completed in early April.

The building, at 2 Paris Commune in District 1, was built in 1886 by the French colonial government and, along with the Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Tax Centre, is considered a symbol of HCM City, making it a popular destination for foreign tourists and attracting thousands of visitors a day.

Some pictures of the buildings with the old and new color:

The building is being repainted.

The building is being repainted.




The previous color.

The previous color.



The new color.

The new color.

T. Van

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