The 20th session of the ninth tenure People’s Council of HCMC on July 11 agreed that Dinh Tien Hoang Street stretching from Bong Bridge to Phan Dang Luu Street will be renamed Le Van Duyet Street.
On one end of the street is Lang Ong Ba Chieu Temple where the tomb of Le Van Duyet, a historical figure, is located. Le Van Duyet (1764-1832) was a high-ranking mandarin of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945). He contributed to the development of the southern region of Vietnam.
The following photo essay features some scenes on the current session of Dinh Tien Hoang Street which is about to change its name.
By staff writers