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Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace Historical Site

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Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the opulent Presidential Palace.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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No 1 Hoang Hoa Tham street , Ba Dinh District | Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 80 44287
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Reviewed 3 days ago

With shady trees and lush greenery around the grounds of it, the short hike around the residence is advised. Although a male of power, though, he decided to dwell in extremely humble accommodation with the bear essentials.

Thank Lakia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even in the rain this is a lovely peaceful place, take time to walk round the gardens. See the simple stilt house where Ho Chii Minh lived.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finding this are of Hanoi, was like finding a calm oasis in an otherwise crazy place!! Crazy good though! The palace is beautiful, and the grounds around it are very impressive. Ho Chi Minh lived here during his presidency of the North. There is a...More

Thank Aidan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent excursion to understand who was Ho Chi Minh. A great person, very humble. The place where he stayed was very simple and very nice a the same time. Very interesting excursion. Not to miss!

Thank Reveille H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palace was closed for the annual refurbishment however the beautiful gardens and humble dwellings and fascinating history of Uncle Ho, where he lived and governed the country.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I delighted in watching Ho Chi Minh's residence. This's one more great method to obtain a little info on Ho Chi Minh... following studying some interesting information about him I was intrigued to learn much more. Sure, you will find national guards everywhere and can'...More

Thank Han D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love history, so it was nice to see places where history was made and learn soem new thing I never knew before.

Thank Carlos00008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the Beautiful place for visit at ho chi Minh city . There have old car and many many old things. You pay and visit .

Thank Hurryup2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It appears that usually most guests are steered far more towards going to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum as opposed to the home of his. Nevertheless, a trip to his home gives a fascinating insight about the everyday life of his and life. I enjoyed...More

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to feel like poetic and colonial, this place brings you back in time. Free for loca VND40,000 for tourist The Presidential Palace showcase the remains of Chairman Ho Chi Minh’s residential, workplace, inspiration, even the Rolls Royce and car given by Russia...More

Thank Mei Ling M
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July 28, 2018|
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Response from jadjad2014 | Reviewed this property |
If Im not mistake you will need to arrive early to queue to get into the palace ground before 11am. I think 9-11am.
May 30, 2015|
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Response from Mar T |
Main entrance fee is 40.000VND for foreigners, free for vietnamese!
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