Located in Saigon’s District 10, Nga Bay Ly Thai To (Ngã Bảy Lý Thái Tổ) is a historical landmark meaning 7 ways to go. So this is where 7 streets intersect at one of Ho Chi Minh’s bustling traffic circles.
This roundabout features a round island in the center, with the intersection of four roads: Ngo Gia Tu, Dien Bien Phu, Ly Thai To, Le Hong Phong. This create 6 turns, however, another road, Ba Ha Street, merges into Ngo Gia Tu right before the traffic circle, creating an intersection 7 major roads. Ly Thai To translates to seven corners.
Those familiar with luxury hotels in Saigon may recognize this landmark as one nearby Hotel Nikko, a five-star hotel located in the bordering District 1. Those visiting this traffic circle will likely do so by motorbike and are likely aware of how to ride it safely around the city, especially these busy traffic roundabouts.
Address: Lê Hồng Phong, Phường 2, Quận 10, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh