People from all corners of Vietnam and foreign tourists flocked to the historic Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi to pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum during the traditional Lunar New Year festival.

According to the mausoleum’s management board, nearly 25,000 people including more than 12,900 foreigners visited the mausoleum from February 17- 22.

On February 22 alone, more than 9,000 individuals visited the President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Visitors showed their respect to the beloved leader of the nation, who devoted his life to national independence, freedom and the happiness of the people.-VNA