Pan Am makes the going great...Saïgon

Carrefour Renault-Dauphine Volkswagen Coccinnelle Saïgon

Epicerie Kinh Ky Saigon

Biere 33 Export Saigon

Joseph Maugis Professeur Lycée Chasseloup Laubat Saiuml;gon

Taxi Renault 4cv Saïgon

Etudiants Vietnamiens sur la place Francis Garnier Saïgon

Arrêt des autobus Boulevard de la Somme à Saïgon en 1946

La semaine a Sagon en 1961

Hôtel de Ville Saïgon  Ford Vedette Citroën Traction

Femmes Saïgon 1953

Soldat Français rue Catinat Saïgon 1952

Un Douglas C-54 Skymaster Air France sur l'aéroport de Saïgon

Taxi Renault 4cv Saïgon

Lait SucrÉ Concentré Rosy Saigon

Taxis Renault 4 cv Saïgon

Cine Radio Saigon

Air Vietnam Saigon Paris

Les cyclomoteurs sur le boulevard Bonard Saigon

STCI Transitaire Saigon

Le SO30 Bretagne Cosara Saigon

Epicerie Kinh Ky Saigon

Boulevard Charner Sagon

Couple sur un Velosolex Saigon

Le Boulevard Charner

Calypso Marthe Gaschot Gia Dinh

Groupe Scolaire Jaureguiberry

Aigle Azur Indochine

Aroport Tan Son Nhut Sagon

Camionnette Renault avec une saïgonnaise

La Pagode Saïgon

Brasseries et Glacières Indochine Saigon

Aigle Azur Saigon

Peugeot 403 Break

Garage Jean Comte 34 Boulevard Norodom Saïgon

Peugeot 403 Bach

Vietnamiennes sur un Velosolex Saïgon

Solex Famililal à Saïgon

Jeunes Sagonnaises sur la rue Catinat

Indochine Sud Est Asiatique

Etablissements Hong Phát Saigon

Policier Sud-Vietnamien

Saïgon 15 Février 1953

Melia Cigarettes Saigon

Savon Viet-nam

Etablissement Lucien Berthet Catinat Saïgon

Asianis le Pastis de Sagon

Saigon-Phnom-Penh en 1953

The Far East Air France


Htel Continental Cyclomoteur Mars 1951

Visit fascinating Vietnam

Femmes rue Catinat Saiuml;gon

Opticien Michaux Saigon

Grand Hotel Saïgon

jeunes sagonnaises

Aigle Azur Saigon

Les Paras et les Tirailleurs  Saïgon

La Pagode Saïgon

Policier Sud-Vietnamien

Les Bonnes Adresses de Saigon

Societ des Imprimeries et Librairies Indochichoises Saigon

Saigonnaise Ao Dai Saigon

Solex Famililal à Saïgon

Societé Indochinoise de Transports Saigon

Plan de Saigon

Etablissements Jean Comte Sagon

Femmes rue Catinat Saïgon

La Cathédrale Notre Dame Saigon

Derrire la cathdrale de Sagon

Citroën Traction et Ford Vedette sur le boulevard Bonard à Saïgon

Indochine Sud Est Asiatique Saigon

Cady Motobecane Saigon

Savon Vietnam Saigon

Soldat Français rue Catinat Saïgon 1952

Café rue Catinat Saigon

Colette et son velosolex devant le Cafe Givral Saïgon

Ford Vedette Saïgon

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Drapeau francais

Louis-Aldolphe Bonard

Louis-Adolphe Bonard (Cherbourg, born on March27th, 805 - Vanves, died on March1st 1867), was a French admiral, named as the first Governor-Admiral of Cochin-China, appointed by Emperor Napoleon III from November 30th ,1861 to October 16th, 1863.

Portrait de Louis-Aldolphe Bonard

Bonard Boulevard (now Lê Loi)

This boulevard begins from the Municipal Theatre and cut perpendicularly the Charner Boulevard to finish on Eugene Cuniac Square where was the railway station.

The Opera or Municipal Theater

Théâtre Municipale de Saïgon Citroën Traction Bonard Boulevard from the Theater

The Municipal Theater was built in 1910 by the architecture firm of Félix Ollivier, Ernest Guichard, and Eugène Ferret. Hosting theater companies from Paris or divas just passing through, it enlivened somewhat the city in which the elite got bored in the evening. It was inaugurated in the presence of Prince Waldemar of Denmark.
In the architectural style of the Third French Republic, the façade is inspired by the Petit-Palais in Paris. The interior appointments are well-equipped with perfect acoustics and lighting. The building includes a general-seating area and two balconies, for a total of 1800 seats.
Décor, inscriptions, and furniture were designed in France by famous French artists and sent to Saigon.
In 1943 a part of this décor was removed during the Japanese occupation.

Assemblée Nationale Saigon

For the 300th anniversary of the founding of Saigon the city government had a part of the façade’s décor reconstructed.
Last in the 50‘s and the beginning of the 60’s this theater was the seat of the South Vietnamese parliament.


Boulevard Bonard Saigon Boulevard Bonard Bonard Boulevard Saigon

Emile Bodin

Emile Bodin Saigon

- at 20 Bonard Boulevard
Emile Bodin Limited
Sporting goods, Novelties
Tel: 21.476

Nam Anh

- at 20 Bonard Boulevard
Nam Anh Limited
Radio & Electricity shop

Tan My

Photo Tan My Saïgon

Photo Tan My
- 28 Boulevard Bonard

Ford Vedette

Ford Vedette Saïgon Ford Saigon

Concessionaire for : Ford - Marmonn Herrrington - Frehauf - Vespa
- 28-39 Bonard Boulevard
Phone: 21.408 & 21409
Shop: 9, Lacote Street (now Pham Hông Thái)

Ford Vedette Saïgon Ford Vedette Saïgon

Corner of the Bonard Boulevard and Charner Boulevard

G.M.C. Charner Department Stores Saigon South-Vietnamese Parliament, Simca-Aronde Saigon Bonard Boulevard Saigon Rond-Point Bonard-Charner Saigon

Kim Long Restaurant
and Nightclub Bong Lai

Restaurant Kim Long, Renault 4 cv Saïgon Restaurant Kim Long, Simca Aronde Saïgon Le Loi Boulevard Saïgon

The excellent chinese restaurant "Kim Long" was located on Bonard (Lê Loi) Boulevard.

ARVN War memorial

ARVN War memorial, Peugeot 203, Citroën Ami 6 ARVN War memorial ARVN War memorial

The ARVN Marines statue was situated right in front of the National Assemby or today's Municipal Theater.
It was toppled after 1975 and replaced by the statue of mother and child.


The Vien-Dong
Department Store

Coin du boulevard Bonard Saïgon Grands Magasins Vien Dong Saigon

- 57-59 Bonard Boulevard
Tel. 21193

Phuc-Thanh Company

58 Bonard Laques

58 Bonard Laques
- 58 Bonard Bld
Open daily from 8 AM to 8 PM

Plan de Saigon

Hong Phát Company

Etablissements Hong Phát Saigon

- " 112 Boulevard Bonard (Lê Loi)

Alsace Potash

Alsace Potash Company Saigon

- " 119 Bonard Boulevard
Tel: 21.521

Grand Pharmacy of Saigon Nguyen-Van-Cao

Pharmacie Nguyen-Van-Cao Saïgon

- 120-124 Bonard Boulevard

Bonard theater

Cinema Bonard Saïgon

- 121, Bonard boulevard

Ciné - Radio
Crance & Hauton

Cine Radio Saigon

- 121, Bonard Boulevard
Tel: 21057

Moped on Bonard Boulevard

Moped on Bonard Boulevard Saigon

Indochinese Forest and Matches Company

Société Indochinois Forestière et des allumettes Saigon

- 123, Bonard Boulevard

Air Vietnam

Air Vietnam Saigon

- 123, Bonard Boulevard
Tél. 22.446/22447

Polyclinic Dejean de la Bâtie

Polyclinique Dejean de la Bâtie

- 125 Bonard Boulevard

The Casino de Saigon (now Kem Bach Dang)

Citroën Traction et Ford Vedette sur le boulevard Bonard à Saïgon

- the "Casino de Saïgon" is located at the corner of Bonard Boulevard (Le Loi ) and Pellerin Street (Pasteur).

Saigon Grocery Store

- 28, Francis Garnier Square
Phone : 20.930

Déchargement d'un camion

The Central Market (now Ben Thanh)

Les Halles Centrales de Saïgon en 1952 Saigon Central Market in 1950
Saigon Central Market in 1950 Marché central Saïgon Marché central Saïgon 1953

The Central market is located at the corner of Boulevard de la Somme and Boulevard Bonnard, to the right of the station on Eugène Cuniac Square. It was built in 1914 by a French company based in Saigon, at 48, Richaud Street; the “Brossard and Mopin” Company. This building is still the used as a market, it has four main doors, (east, west, north, and south), and the latter with its clock tower has become the current symbol of Ho Chi Minh City.
The “Brossard and Mopin” Company carried out many construction projects in Indochina such as the Hon Gay coal mines railroad, infrastructures on the Viétry railroad at Lao Kay, on the Yunnan railroad; the station at Hanoi; 6000 meters (3.7 miles) of wharves in Saigon harbor; headquarters buildings such as that of the Bank of Indochina; the first 4- and 5-story apartment buildings on Catinat Street, as well as large-scale projects in China and Singapore

Marché central SaïgonMarché central SaïgonDerrière le Marché Central à Saïgon Marché Central de Saïgon Marché central Saïgon

The central market (Ben Thanh) of Saigon after the fire on March 21st, 1950, set by the Vietminh.

La Place du Marché à Saïgon La Place du Marché Renault 4 CV Saïgon

On the left the bus station, at the center the dance hall "Le Tabarin" located in Bourdais Street, on the right the railway station.
On the right the Market Square (Ben Thanh).

Lê Loi (formely Bonard Boulevard) in 1972

Le Loi (formerly Bonard Boulevard) Saigon in 1972 Lê Loi Saigon in 1972


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