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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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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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Australia
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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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Boone, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A glimpse of very modern Royal life before they were deposed. Little is known of this outside (and even inside)Vietnam. The king had several summer homes one other being in Do Son

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Cupertino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Looks like an American art deco house from the 1950s but 4 times larger. Worth a look for the view and historical significance.

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Dalat, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Palace is pretty dire - just about ok from the outside, dated and worn/ shabby inside - decorated by someon with zero taste even allowing for the fact that it was the 50s! Beware the rip off photographers who tell you they'll do a photo for 20.000 dong (signs up to verify) then when you go to collect the photos... More 

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Perstorp, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

It was really interesting to walk around the summer palace and get some historical information about the last king of Vietnam. They had presereved the rooms the same way the royal family left them in many years ago basicly. I am not sure I approve of the touristic shops on the way out though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

THe gardens are nice but the house itself is very European. However the rooms inside are interesting and there are information boards in most rooms

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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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