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Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace Historical Site

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Address: No 1 Hoang Hoa Tham street (Red Gate), Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the...

Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the opulent Presidential Palace.

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Interesting glimpse of Ho Chi Minh's life

The Presidential Palace is closed to the public, but you can visit Ho Chi Minh's house and the stilt house. They offer some insights on Ho Chi Minh's life and how he got the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just stopped to take some photos I don't think you are allowed in. The building as others have said does have a French influence

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Presidential Palace is closed to the public, but you can visit Ho Chi Minh's house and the stilt house. They offer some insights on Ho Chi Minh's life and how he got the Vietnamese people to follow him. The grounds are beautiful with many trees and flowers. Definitely worth a visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here as a general area, you cannot go inside so not that much to see. A nice building to look at though build during the French occupation.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's nice, but you can't go inside. You walk around it during your time spent with a thousand other tourists looking at what the French left in Vietnam.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have loved to see the inside. Grounds are interesting but not spectacular but it is probably a must see while in Hanoi.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a few gems if you are into history. They have his older house and his newer house preserved with all his furniture and personal stuff. They also have his cars on display as well which I thought was really cool. It's a quick tour through history, and as another reviewer stated, it is good to have a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Headed here for a walk. Nice building and green park with flowers but allowed area was tiny and did not really give value for the money.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great insight to the struggles of the Vietnam war. The palace is in immaculate condition with lots of information on the war and the struggle. All the artifacts are genuine and very well preserved. A great place to learn some real history. The grounds around the palace are kept beautifully and after the visit it is worth a walk... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The area and gardens surrounding the presential palace are worth visiting. Suggest around 1 hour. Some nice photo opportunities. Interesting to see where Ho Chi Minh stayed and the 3 old cars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to learn how he preferred to live modestly. There are three smaller homes which he lived in over the years. Definitely worth a visit.

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