More than 900 delegations, including over 20,000 tourists, visited President Ho Chi Minh’s home town in Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district, central Nghe An Province, during the five-day Reunification Day and May Day holidays.

According to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the number of tourists increased fourfold against the same period last year.

In order to ensure safety for tourists and order at the Kim Lien Relic Site, some 80 local police officers were sent to the area, while guides were well assigned to introduce the site to tourists.

Also on this occasion, more than 74,000 people across the country and from abroad paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi.-VNA