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Address: Trieu Viet Vuong street, near by Crazy house, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
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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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Not a must go imho if u r short on time. The entrance fee was worth a visit but beware there are plenty of staged props that will cost u some dongs. I.e. the horse carriages, the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Before entering the house you will be required to put on some funky like socks that go over your shoes. This is so you don't worry the floors. I am amazed that some rooms have been meticulously cared for while others may have seen better days.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a must go imho if u r short on time. The entrance fee was worth a visit but beware there are plenty of staged props that will cost u some dongs. I.e. the horse carriages, the old car, etc. Just dont be too trigger happy yet. All the signs are in vietnamese. A very classic building and probably considered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely a well-maintained historic site that you must see when visiting Dalat. Previously belonging to King Bao Dai, after 1954 the palace became South Vietnam presidents' favorite summer house with many lovely rooms and a large garden that is full of colorful blossoms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great art deco architecture - it still looks great today and it would make an exceptional house if built today - really classic piece of property - surprisingly interesting art deco interior for the last sitting king. The gardens are still not back in their prime but they are doing a good job of keeping it original - the house... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A large house for a wealthy family of Bao Dai . Not maintained well ,despite you having to wear carpet slippers for your visit. How the other half lived comes to mind but as stately homes go dissapointingi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went in with near zero level knowledge about history of Vietnam but came out with a greater understanding . From an architectural point of view not a very remarkable place though. Worth a visit if you have time to spare.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The palace was built in the 1930s so has some Art Deco charm. It only costs 15,000 dong to enter which is great seen as for a palace it is very underwhelming. A lot of the hotels in the area are much nicer. The palace itself looks very drab and run down from the outside and the grounds not well... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The smaller summer palace is much better than this one. This one is large but kind of depressing as the archicture is not really admirable, view is not special and it's all somehow worn out. Try the Dinh 3 instead.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went myself from Thailand to Saigan and take bus to Dalat , I stay in Dalat for 2 night, recommend to rent motorbite and ride along the small city , the wherther is cold and nice I went to night market in the city center enjoy food evry much . I take 1 day tour in dalat which is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The palace could really use some renovation. 15000 dong entrance fee is okay for what you get. Not a must see, but I do not regret visiting.

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