Al otro lado de la Plaza de Ba Dinh de Ho Chi Minh Mausoleo del edificio y en el medio complejo Ho Chi Minh y Thang Long antigua ciudad es Vietnam War Memorial. Construido en 1993, the Memorial commemorates men and women who have sacrificed themselves to protect national independence and freedom. The main monument is situated in a well-balanced area of trees, yards and ponds, following the traditional architecture arrangement of Vietnam.
The way that it was designed, in harmony with land, sky, air and water, is believed to keep the examples of these heroes forever in Vietnamese’s mind. In important occasions, such as presidential visit from other countries, it is popular for the high-ranked government officers to show their respect at the memorial, by bringing flowers or putting on incense.