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Hanoi Flag Tower

Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Great piece of architecture in the middle of the city

Surprised to see such an old piece of architecture is such good condition. Climbed up to the... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2016
Dan B
via mobile
Part of the larger museum

It's an integral part of the greater museum. Shame the top part was closed off due to wet... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2016
Karl L
via mobile
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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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Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed August 16, 2016 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

Thank Dan B
Reviewed August 15, 2016 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.

Thank Karl L
Reviewed August 9, 2016 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.

Thank szkut
Reviewed August 7, 2016

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.

Thank REG_7516
Reviewed August 4, 2016

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.

Thank amadeus11190382
Reviewed August 1, 2016

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

Thank joshnguyen24
Reviewed July 28, 2016 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...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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

Thank keith B
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Located at the Military History Museum. Can go up the and take pictures of the grounds of the Military History Museum as well as the road and park opposite the entrance.

Thank kcslchin
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We stumbled upon this on our way to see Ho Chi Minh Museum and stopped to get a coffee at Highlands coffee. Really enjoyed the ease of walking about climbing to the top.There is a lot of historical cannons along the base with good english...More

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