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Highway 46, 5km, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Vietcong really leave nothing to the imagination in this PUBG styled prison. You will find every single method of torture used against the Vietcong by life-sized human models carrying it out in the hot tin sheds. Brutal. Be ready to be horrified. If you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Blue S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We past this place when we were just cruising around and decided to visit but it was not something i would recommend doing. If you can only understand the English texts you're done halfway.. the text is written from a not so neutral point of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank thomastD3842RH
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must visit place of interest for anyone going to Vietnam. To travel this far without remembering the Vietnamese war which was only 50 years ago, would be a waste. Not huge in size but to think 400000 pow were held her was something else....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MoiraPrebble
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited as part of a tour of the island and this place was eye opening and very humbling. There is a small museum as you enter with photos and items which start to bring the horrors to life. You can then walk through part...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank I4712CZamandas
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Coconut Prison in phu quoc is a historical place during the Vietnam war, and tour companies have it as part of their schedule for tourists to visit. Although it is free to get in, it looks imposing, but it is very poorly maintained , withRubbish...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank markcolley62
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Come here and take part to the history of the french war, when the french imprisoned vietnamese people in very cruel way. People should remember this bad time and never forget the history!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 143benediktm
Reviewed 3 days ago

The awful conditions that the prisoners were held in and the torture that they endured was horrendous. And it wasn't that long ago!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chigago
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here during a trip. There are photographs of ex prisoners and of some of the punishment that used to handed out which is difficult to comprehend how anyone could endure this. The accommodation huts in the concentration camp with mannequins as prisoners is quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 366lizzieh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was free and took about 30mins to walk through. Quite shocking but definitely worth of visiting. It was easy to arrive with a motorbike. Went to Sao beach and pagoda as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anngenova
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is sobering to think that a country seems to be so at ease about horrendous brutality which happened such a short time ago. Many of the people involved must still be alive. The signs talk about a American puppet regime and ‘the enemy’ doing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cristian11191986
April 21, 2018|
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Response from sofiar2428 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Christian! Fingernails island was nice, but the beach area very small and also small area for snorkeling. Gam Ghi Island is much better for snorkeling. Did not visit Pagada, but coconut prison you can visit on your own... More
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Vandana T
February 14, 2018|
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I think it’s open every day without exception. No fees. You can wander around by yourself when and where you want.
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AdelaideAnn
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Winnie M | Reviewed this property |
It might be better to use a wheelchair because the prison is quite big and there are stairs that lead into each cabin.
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