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Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace Historical Site

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Address: No 1 Hoang Hoa Tham street (Red Gate), Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 (0) 8 044 287
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Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the...

Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the opulent Presidential Palace.

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it is what it is

the palace is not open to public but you can get photos from outside. it is still a good place to visit as the old house is there and is an insight how he lived.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Vietnamese people still think of this guy as a god, amazing. the grounds are pleeasant, the crowds of locals coming to worship him were amazing.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the palace is not open to public but you can get photos from outside. it is still a good place to visit as the old house is there and is an insight how he lived.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Th Presidential Palace is very interesting telling you all about the Vietnam war, it has a lot of absolutely terrible photos, you have to see to believe, shocking history

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely building, we couldn't get in to it but still none the less impressive. Lovely gardens and grounds surrounding it also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The main Hanoi sights seem less important in this old French colonial capital than absorbing the atmosphere of a city on the move. The main attractions are found around the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex which lies some 3km away from the Old Quarter where you’ll probably be staying. We took a cyclo from our hotel to the Mausoleum then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is very central and easy access. You can see very big yellow building. Yellow is french style and you can still see this style every corner of building. Ho chi mihn house also very close this place. You can visit the both places at same time. Half day will be suitable to spend enough time. You can see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought it was very nice to visit some of the buildings connected to Ho Chi Min. You get to see his palace, his stilt house, his cars and his working quarters. Very organinised. When it is very hot, take something to drink with you.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gardens surround the palace. This is on the same grounds as the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Museum and the House on Stilts so it makes good sense to view all four on one outing. A little market on the same site is also interesting and was bustling with people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting place to visit. There is a garage showing some of Ho Chi Minh's cars and a series of buildings, a lake and his stilt house. Check out the interesting tree roots at the side of the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is over whelming and just a wonderful glimpse of times past... unfortunately unable to visit on the day we where there... but still worthy of peering through the gates...

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