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Excellent preservation and restoration of complex bunker system from the siege of Dien Bien Phu

This is one of the best wartime bunker systems you will visit in the world. One of the most... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
MickofTourdeTimor
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Brisbane, Australia
War and history

A place to visit as part of our Indochine war and where and why we loose war too..to understand... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
EdgardGM
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

This is one of the best wartime bunker systems you will visit in the world. One of the most strategic locations in the siege of Dien Bien Phu, but just a small part of the huge infrastructure that the defensive network was. This is a...More

Thank MickofTourdeTimor
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

A place to visit as part of our Indochine war and where and why we loose war too..to understand stupidity of our general in those time ..

Thank EdgardGM
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

If you have read books such as the Last Valley (The best account) Hell in a very small place, or Valley of Death, and want to put flesh on the bones of your knowledge of the battle then it is an absolute must to stand...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

The war history was so clear with the excellence guide by the staff. The lost was so big for both sides - the French and the VietMinh. The French just didn’t understand the Vietnamese history and culture...

Thank Nguyenle B
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

You can walk inside the trenches, and you can see the view the Viet Minh would have had. It is really well laid out. Huge bomb crater is a mind blower

Thank Helen R
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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Site ans cenetery very well maintained. More thank with a visit even of or is hot.also visite museum cross the streeft.

Thank FrankTerneuzen
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I believe this is a very unique battlefield site. Well maintained trenches and bunkers but there no descriptions to read about them. A few monuments are scattered on the grounds. You can't help but feel the pain and suffering that soldiers from both sides experienced...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

It's so simply , and it cost 15k/ person. You should visit when come to Dien Bien Phu, nice view , see the tunnels, tank...memories

Thank Louis-LVP
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Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Nothing in English which is disappointing but read up about the battle of Dien Bien Phu on the www before you wander around and you will appreciate the significance of this decisive battle and where you are.

Thank Steve J
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

Amazing place. One gets to wonder how the French could not hold such a small hill. Although I guess 55 years ago. the area would have been jungle. Now the Centre of the city. Bunkers and frittata ones amazing

Thank Mjk1945
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