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Address: Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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This place was built between 1805 and 1812 under King Gia Long and is over...

This place was built between 1805 and 1812 under King Gia Long and is over 2 centuries old. It resembles an old stone fortress and has steps leading to the top where one can get a good view of the city. There are old cannon sitting at the base of the place at grand level.

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Well worth a look

We enjoyed looking through the museum and some of the relics of the war all displays were detailed with there history and easy to read

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Wayne K
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Shepparton, Australia
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Shepparton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed looking through the museum and some of the relics of the war all displays were detailed with there history and easy to read

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Thank Wayne K
Hong Kong
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

for the militaria or history buff a must visit place, we spent a good hour looking at the exhibits and taking pics with the tanks planes etc, The more serious historical stuff is also great and of course the winner gets to write the history

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Thank Pat L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprised to see such an old piece of architecture is such good condition. Climbed up to the second level, but unfortunately that's as far as we could go. Great view from as high as we could go though

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Thank Dan B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's an integral part of the greater museum. Shame the top part was closed off due to wet weather but a significant piece of infrastructure Loads of atmosphere inside.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went up here as we were in the war museum and thought it would be cool to go to the top. But you could only get to the 2nd level. Could not really find or read much info about it either.

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Thank szkut
Hawalli, Kuwait
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see this as part of the area that has the military museum and Citadel and is maybe 10 mins walk to the mausoleum ..... nice café just below it and outside too.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You should visit all three as next to each other. The flag tower is impressive and excellent camera material. You can also get an overall view of the war museum outside exhibits from the tower and again excellent photo opportunity.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing flag pole. When u get inside, it looks like a maze. Really fun when u go to the top. U have amazing view from the city and surrounding. Travelling with funny guide from novntravel.com . thanks

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Thank joshnguyen24
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tower is located in the Military museum so if you go to the museum you get to see this too. The tower is 200 years old and has flown a flag since the 1950s when they got rid of the French colonialists. It is an interesting building and you are able to go up to the second platform but... More 

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Thank Linda K
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum provided a plethora of information about the military history of Vietnam. Very insightful.

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