Cafe Saigon 1975 – a war memorabilia cafe in Ho Chi Minh City
In my quest to visit different cafes in Saigon I’m always looking out for new places in my wanders. One day I found a sign pointing down an alley that stopped my in my tracks. It was for Cafe Saigon 1975.
There are some years in history that are indelibly linked to a city; 1066 Hastings, 1453 Constantinople, and 1945, well take your pick between Berlin and Hiroshima/Nagasaki. And 1975 is forever linked with Saigon.
Modern-day Saigon is relatively light on war memorialisation (apart from the city being renamed after Ho Chi Minh), so seeing a cafe named after that time in