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  • Eugene S
    Colorado310 contributions
    War is terrible. This museum documents the horrors of the Vietnam War and shows the terrible logic of the American campaign.

    The museum contains lots of artifacts in the form of pictures, documents, weapons (everything from pistols to massive tanks, helicopter, and airplanes. There are videos and movies to view.

    The museum also contains graphic depictions of the cruel and murderous torture to which prisoners were subjected.

    This museum is well worth a visit in order to get a deep understanding of the Vietnam War.

    It took us about two hours to go through the museum
    Written 30 March 2023
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  • Shruti V
    64 contributions
    Good experience,great history tour, learn how people survive during war ,how they hide themselves in the tunnels..which were soo narrow ,how they made the tunnels ,wayto get oxygen, how long is tunnel ,etc
    Written 28 March 2023
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  • charlotteaccounts
    Cheshire167 contributions
    Nice idea that you go to the post office and send a card to family to see how long it takes to arrive, building very old and nice
    Written 25 March 2023
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  • Yvonne S
    San Clemente, CA85 contributions
    We ended seeing this palace. Very large in scope and had many rooms to look at. We had a guide which helped explain the history behind it.
    Written 30 March 2023
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  • maryyeo
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam2,244 contributions
    Watched AO show ten years ago and remembered being utterly impressed with it.

    Watched it at Hoi An too but the one here at Saigon just felt funnier and more impactful.

    Watching it ten years later with our kids now and they loved it too, especially the "inverted tortoise". Loved that the new version added new interactive elements, where the performers interacted with audience and got some audience participation.

    What can be improved?
    With the renovation going on, the waiting/holding area where they were giving out complimentary drinks before the show has been pushed to the balcony side of the theatre. Being a dead end, it was a little tight with audiences intuitively wandering towards the balcony / dead end after getting their drinks, wondering where they should head to. Some audiences with second floor seats did not know where to head to, too. It was made more confusing as some audiences collected alcohol, while others wondered if those were complimentary. We stood there for a while and observed that the waiting area was a little chaotic.

    Maybe a clear indication of the two types of tickets (i.e. alcohol versus non-alcohol) and a map of direction/ traffic flow printed on the back of the ticket would help.
    Written 10 March 2023
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  • Ali921
    Edinburgh, UK1,284 contributions
    Stunning building right in the middle of town. Pity it was closed when we tried to visit but I'm sure people will not be disappointed, the French always went over the top when building opera houses !
    Written 12 December 2022
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  • TravelsDaGlobe
    Sydney, Australia235 contributions
    Friendly staff and this place gives an incredible view of the city. Make sure you buy a fancy Vietnamese drip coffee at the cafe below before or after your visit.
    Written 23 February 2023
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  • Jonathan C.
    La Jolla, California, USA341 contributions
    A beautiful square in the middle of Ho Chi Minh City. Relaxing place to walk around in the evening. There's a beautiful flower fountain in the middle.
    Written 16 February 2023
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  • Shruti V
    64 contributions
    Market is paradise for shopping lovers..but u should have bargain skills..good Market for sovinouers, art n craft of the country..shopkeepers are friendly.one can get local food n drinks ..some r fixed price shop there..
    Written 27 March 2023
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  • AnnPawinee
    Bangkok, Thailand16 contributions
    Unfortunately, because I didn’t know they were fixing it. But is beautiful church if I can see it without the scaffolding around like this. Next time will visit again lol
    Written 4 March 2023
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  • Jonathan C.
    La Jolla, California, USA341 contributions
    Brightly lit street surrounded by plenty of high end shops and restaurants. Great place to walk around especially at night.
    Written 16 February 2023
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  • Alastair B
    2 contributions
    Very interesting and well laid out. Good explanation on the handout. Some super wooden carvings and well preserved artefacts
    Written 25 November 2022
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  • Davethepubsinger
    Tenerife, Spain255 contributions
    My wife and I were staying in a hotel near by in Feb2020 and obtained our tickets by going to the box office the day before the performance. We paid £10 for our tickets. We were allocated seats in the third row. On arrival we were greeted by ushers dressed in traditional silk tunics who escorted us to our seats. The theatre quickly filled up, but it was annoying that they let people in after the performance had started. The shows are performed entirely in Vietnamese but the plots are easy to understand. There was a programme given out with printed explanatory notes in English. An orchestra was positioned either side of the stage and played traditional instruments to accompany the puppets dancing across the water stage. The shows recount Vietnamese folk tales, legends, and significant seasonal events, like the celebration of the rice harvest, which were depicted in a humorous fashion.
    The Puppets are an amazing variety of weird and wonderful creatures, animals and even insects which dance in the water. We found the theatre to be clean and cool. The show was excellently choreographed and lasted about an hour. It was well worth the money and I would recommend it for all ages.
    Written 21 June 2021
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  • ron b
    London214 contributions
    Good place to hang out if you don't mind the loud music, you can move further along the street to reduce the level. Cheap bear and good place to people watch.
    Written 26 March 2023
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  • ron b
    London214 contributions
    Found this gem from local student tour called Saigon Hotpot. Need a tour guild to explain all the back ground and get the best experience.
    Written 26 March 2023
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