18+ amazing photos show the beauty of Saigon 1967-1968 by John Beck

Ham Nghi Boulevard view from the pedestrian bridge from Saigon River_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

From his unusual vantage point, American photographer John Beck captured several spectacular images of Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) between 1967 and 1968.

Despite being over half a century old, these photographs were digitized with excellent quality, attaining remarkable clarity.

Le Loi Boulevard_Ho Chi Minh picture _source: buffalotrip.com
Le Loi Boulevard_Ho Chi Minh pictures _source: buffalotrip.com

 

Le Loi Boulevard (rightside) and a corner of Ben Thanh Market (leftside)_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Le Loi Boulevard (rightside) and a corner of Ben Thanh Market (leftside)_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Pedestrian Overpass connects Quach Thi Trang roundabout with the bus stop in front of Ben Thanh_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Pedestrian Overpass connects Quach Thi Trang roundabout with the bus stop in front of Ben Thanh_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Le Loi Boulevard view from overpass_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Le Loi Boulevard view from overpass_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Ham Nghi Boulevard_Le Loi Boulevard view from overpass_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Ham Nghi Boulevard_Le Loi Boulevard view from overpass_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Ham Nghi Boulevard view from the pedestrian bridge from Saigon River_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Ham Nghi Boulevard view from the pedestrian bridge from Saigon River_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Tran Hung Dao Boulevard view from overpass_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Tran Hung Dao Boulevard view from overpass_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Statue of Buddhist Quach Thi Trang and General Tran Nguyen Han in front of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Statue of Buddhist Quach Thi Trang and General Tran Nguyen Han in front of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Saigon Houses of Parliament (Opera House)_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Saigon Houses of Parliament (Opera House)_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Phan Chu Trinh Street, west gate of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Phan Chu Trinh Street, west gate of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Le Thanh Ton Street, North door of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Le Thanh Ton Street, North door of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Other image angle of Ben Thanh Market from North door_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Other image angle of Ben Thanh Market from North door_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Girls in Ao Dai buying fruit_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Girls in Ao Dai buying fruit_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Westerners also trade here_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Westerners also trade here_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

King-size posters in Phan Chu Trinh Street, West gate of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
King-size posters in Phan Chu Trinh Street, West gate of Ben Thanh Market_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Ly Thai To Street_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Ly Thai To Street_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com

 

Bac Ha Church on Ly Thai To street_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
Bac Ha Church on Ly Thai To street_Ho Chi Minh pictures_source: buffalotrip.com
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