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Address: Trieu Viet Vuong street, near by Crazy house, Dalat 61000, Vietnam
Description: Preserved almost intact, this is the most popular of the three Bao Dai...
Preserved almost intact, this is the most popular of the three Bao Dai palaces in town; Bao Dai was ousted by Ho Chi Minh in 1945.
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Old House rather than Palace

I imagine this palace just like President Palace in my country, but it is very much different. Sorry to say but I may say this place is like an old house (1950s) rather than a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I imagine this palace just like President Palace in my country, but it is very much different. Sorry to say but I may say this place is like an old house (1950s) rather than a Palace.

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Eckman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The great, fun surprise of our trip! A 1930s Communist Block (pun intended) of a building filled with overstuffed 1930s furnishings and appliances, we were happily surprised to find that we could also dress up as Emperor and Empress and be photographed on the throne! Silly as it sounds, we did it, and had a total blast!

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Well maintained summer palace !! But unfortunately, on the date that I had been it was raining, then a lot of people be there. I saw only people! You can walk to many rooms with seeing the decoration and garden.

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Bogor, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place is inteteresting for its historical value. The air is fresh, the building is ok and its nice to walk around the small garden to take picture (beware to shoot some decoration, people ask for money!). I went to this place with my wife and took photo with old dynasty decoration (they have one inside)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was not a palace by any stretch of the imagination. Just a big house with crazy art deco furniture. That, in itself, was pretty interesting as was the uncomfortable-looking furniture in the bedrooms. The most interesting part was hearing a little about the family, especially about the king's mistress, who ended up getting the house, I believe. The grounds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Take an hour or less to see the art deco style summer home, not a palace in any sense of the word, of Bao Dai. Signage and descriptions in English are included so you get a bit of a history lesson. Gardens are nice. Lots of trees so a good place for a brief rest before heading off to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The palace of Vietnam's last President is in original condition with most furniture of there era. This visit was part of our city tour which we enjoyed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It is quite a large house on a nice hill overlooking town. But everything about it is just a bit "off", from the strange statues in the gardens to the weird things you can get photographed with-for a fee of course. The interior is worn and a bit dingy, yet you are give booties to put over your shoes. Then... More 

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

There are 3 Bao Dai's Palace in Da Lat, but 3rd Palace is best. This is where the last king of Vietnam to live with his family.

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Dalat, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Way too many tourist shops and knick-knack stands in the front entrance, but the palace is interesting (if a little sad and dilapidated) and the ground feature a massive garden and groomed pine forest.

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Address: Trieu Viet Vuong street, near by Crazy house, Dalat 61000, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Lam Dong Province  >  Dalat

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