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Ho Chi Minh's Residence (Nha Bac Ho)

1 Bach Thao | Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
84 08044529
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Ranked #17 of 94 attractions in Hanoi
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the opulent Presidential Palace.
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

There are lovely gardens and a pond. The house is as someone said humble. The treehouse is on the other hand humble but also opulent. Simple wood with great craftsmanship which creates the opulence.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The gardens and simple housing were a peaceful getaway from the traffic of Hanoi. A beautiful place to stroll, relax, and unwind. The displayed life style of Ho was different than what had been expected to this American's eyes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

A great insight into the life of the revered Ho Chi Minh himself, nice well kept parkland and lake with the original modest residence of the great man, outside of Vietnam little is known of the life and character of "Uncle Ho" and this is an opportunity to discover more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a humble man he appeared to be. Well maintained property not allowed to go into his bomb shelter tho, maybe it is too dangerous

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Lovely walk around beautiful gardens and very interesting to see how he spent his days. Well maintained buildings and gardens.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It was great to see how and where Uncle Ho lived. Such a simple place for a person of his position and stature. The main draw back is that you still feel you are on the continued conveyor belt of people from the mausoleum, with little chance to set-out alone.

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This area is a peaceful oasis in the hustle and bustle that is Hanoi. The gardens and pond are well maintained and it was interesting to see how humbly Ho Chi Minh lived. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Well preserved glimpse into the past and life of Ho Chi Minh. This place has been well respected and preserved. It was a pleasure to witness first hand the life and humility of a well respected leader. Was just upset that the burial spot of Ho Chi Minh was closed, and the pagoda was under renovation on the day of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visit this place and see how the father of Vietnam lived. An insight into his personal life. He preferred living here as opposed to the government palace. Simple house surrounded by gardens and tree-lined walkways where Uncle Ho would normally do his walks. Prepare to queue as this is a popular site for Vietnamese people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

the surroundings are fantastic! and it was interesting to see the house and compound, so you should defenitly go there, it was amazing to see how small the acutal residence was, and it was very homely.

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