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Reunification Palace

106 Nguyen Du St | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Type: Historic Sites, Government Buildings, Architectural Buildings
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This fascinating government building, significant for its role in the Vietnam conflict, is preserved almost exactly as it was in 1966.
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Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Imposing gates and manicured gardens, We arrived and paid our token entry fee. 30k dong / AUD $1.50. For the price, it is an absolute bargain, because this place was great. Walked around for about an hour, looking at all the groovy rooms, furniture, decor and 70's architecture. Make sure you go to the basement level to check out the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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145 reviews 145 reviews
42 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This is worth a visit if only just to be in a apart of history. The palace is well maintained and shows furniture and artifacts from the era that they are detailing. There's not much you can do but take photos as most of the exhibits are closed off to visitors so you just have to take photos from outside... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I felt transported back in time while I was there. The Vietnam War ended in 1975 when I was fourteen. Fascinating palace! A must see while in Ho Chi Minh City!

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Daegu, South Korea
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I am a History major so visiting museums and attractions affiliated with important events from the past always gets me excited. I know a lot of people won't find the palace all that interesting and could probably walk through it in a few minutes but I took my time. One of things that interested me the most wasn't even about... More

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Brisbane Queensland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We saw this building as part of a city tour. It is set in beautifully manicured grounds in the French area of the city. Inside, it is quite opulent and each room has a sign with information about the room itself. We did find that some of the "historical information" being told to tourists by guides (at times) was made... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Learned about the history & significance of the palace in about 15 mnts from the tour guide. Take some pics & off you go. Don't spend too much time here.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

very good tour of this place can spend a few hours walking and reading around here get to see the tanks used in knocking the gates down plus the rooms where the pres lived

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South Africa
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Not the most interesting of museums - if you haven't got time to go, don't worry, you are not missing that much.

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Mumbai
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

You should visit if you are in ho chi minh city.quite big. It is little bit old government building.Make sure to visit all levels

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Philippines
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Building is evident of Western-European influence. Nice place for photo ops. Also walking distance to Notre Dame Cathedral.

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