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Thanh Chuong Viet Palace

Hien Ninh commune - Day Dieu slope - Keo Ca dam Soc Son town, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #13 of 96 attractions in Hanoi
Type: Parks
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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126 reviews 126 reviews
10 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Expansive gardens with wonderful statues, bonsai trees, gold fish, lilies... displays of the artwork of Thanh Chuong and places to contemplate the beautiful views. Several temples with statues of Buddha and great views over the peaceful countryside and the mountains beyond. This is a cultural place, not a political one, which is also nice. It's not far from the airport... More

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Lugano, Switzerland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Don't expect any service but worth to visit . A beautiful private collection. When we arrived no one was there to sell the tickets so we just walked in and visit on our own , lot's to see , beautiful collection of Vietnamese cultural heritage. On our way out some woman run to get the fee for the tickets :... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

if you love history and curious about Vietnamese culture, you definitely have to check this place out. It is not far away from downtown. it was placed in a quite, peaceful and friendly neighborhood. going to this attraction was like going back to the past and experiencing the smell, the taste and the feeling of Vietnam 40 years ago.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I returned to Hanoi for the first time in 17 years and was so delighted and moved by this lovely relatively new spot. I think it is a can't miss attraction, and super easy to get to to or from the airport! I could not believe how accessible the art and religious objects were. The trust they place in the... More

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Hanoi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

What is this place ? Who made it and what for ? It was a good idea certainly but the result is disappointing. It is lifeless. The exhibits in the museum lack explanation. The restaurant did not serve food which might have been a good thing due to the pervading smell of mould in the premises. But we were starving... More

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Bandar Baru Bangi, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

If you land in Noi Bai International Airport and planning to get a taxi, ask them to make a detour to this place. It's only 15 minutes away and will save you a lot of money later. Or better yet, go on your way back to the airport if you have time. Otherwise, it'll cost about $40 for a return-trip... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

First off: this is NOT a "palace"- at least not by typical standards. It's really more of a tiny, reproduction village- or maybe you could call it a compound. You will not find this attraction listed in Lonely Planet (not sure about Frommer's.) In fact, we knew nothing about it until it was recommended to us. It is basically a... More

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england
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I enjoyed the visit to the palace we paid about £5 and had a brilliant tour guide just for the twe of us. He spoke excellent English and his knowledge was great not only of the palace but of Vietnam history had a great day. Woman and men will not get in if their shoulders are not covered a wrap... More

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
83 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

i come here when the just finish their building after 10 years. the owner knows a lot of things about the culture and people here.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

We are on a small group tour of Vietnam (6 people) and the Palace was on our agenda today. It seemed to be a "time filler" as we were catching a late flight out of the Hanoi airport and the Palace is only about 15 minutes from there. We were all very pleasantly surprised. It is one man's private collection... More

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