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Lenin statue

Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #55 of 96 attractions in Hanoi
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: This Lenin statue in a park at Nguyen Thai Hoc avenue is one of the few remains I saw of a recent communist past here in Vietnam. Now it seems Sony... more » Owner description: This Lenin statue in a park at Nguyen Thai Hoc avenue is one of the few remains I saw of a recent communist past here in Vietnam. Now it seems Sony neon advertising are prefered to those old sovietic symbols... the signs of the times! « less
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

On the walk back from Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, you encounter a small park. The centrepiece of which is a large statue of the Great Lenin. His watchful gaze looking over the remains of Uncle Ho. Its quite peaceful here and a small respite from the madness of Hanoi and it's crowded streets.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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10 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

It's more than just one of the few remaining statues of Lenin (and the only one existing in Vietnam). It's also a park that's best visited in the evening, when it comes alive with men playing mahjongg, women practicing aerobics and ballroom dancing and loads of kids training on their plastic motorbikes in preparation for the day that they're old... More

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Guri, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

CC ( 2014.08.01 ) There was a small park with Lenin statue. Don't look for this place, and visit passing by. Nothing special to enjoy, just small park.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The statue of Lenin is impressive in nature, the park it is in is beautiful. The local people use it as a meeting place, lovely trees provide shade in the heat of the day. Nice to sit, relax and watch the locals.

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Tucson, AZ
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20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Big park with square in front of big statue. Not worth the trip but was worth crossing street to see while at Military museum

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This is very nice memorial. Lenin is as an usual memorial in Russian cities. Roundabout is very big square, in which was very many people did exercises.

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Perth
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I really don't understand why a statue of such an awful person still stands in a park in Hanoi. Pull it down!!!

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Barcelona, Spain
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10 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

if you stay near the area you can get it... These are past times...A reminiscence from the Sovietic Union. Not worth to go there...

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Known as 6 Le Nin to locals as its says on the plinth V.I. Le NIn, the Lenin stature is stauted in a little park opposite the war museum and close to other main sites. It does not have the same cachet as in the past as I saw boys playing football in front of it just the other day.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

to understand hanoi and see how history has had its impacts, this is great place. Lenin's statue surrounded by old french villa's and close to the old citadel

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