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“Good historical place to visit the last dynasty of Nguyen.”
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Bao Dai's Palace
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Owner description: Preserved almost intact, this is the most popular of the three Bao Dai palaces in town; Bao Dai was ousted by Ho Chi Minh in 1945.
Reviewed May 12, 2014

I like to visit this place as the last Royal Nguyen Dynasty.However this Royal Palace should be remodeled and painted as WELL.
It should be broadcasted on TV. So that tourists may know.
Mr. Phillip Phan ba Phuoc.

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Reviewed May 4, 2014

Well visited and nothing much to see. It is nice to know the story around this family when visiting this place.
Beware the photographers who charade 10000 D of a picture taken in front of the Vespa or the car. Use your own camera to avoid the surprise of having to pay for 10 pics even if you only wanted one.

Thank btmeek
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Reviewed April 18, 2014

The third of the palaces in Da Lat, this is where the last king lived before he moved out of the country. Apparently he was a bad king, ruling for the benefits of his friends rather than the country, but he was a good father. There is a room where he would spend time every evening with his kids, telling stories or reading to them. The palace is very 30's in style and décor. Not what you'd expect of a 'palace' at all - more like a large house for someone with a bit of money.

Thank Ange H
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Reviewed April 13, 2014

From outside it did not look like a palace but once inside it was amazing how the Emperor knows how to live simply with his family with exact furniture for himself, the Empress and the 5 children. The Crown price was the only one allowed to dine with both of them while the other 4 has to dine by themselves. He even have a corner room to gaze at the star. Nearly every room has a view of the surrounding garden, can imagine hoe it will look in the old days. Rather well preserved worth a visit just to relive the history before it was divided into N & S Vietnam.

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Reviewed April 11, 2014

If you are expecting a palace then don't go because this is a 10,000 sq ft house located on a hilltop overlooking DaLat. It sits in a parklike setting with nice gardens and beautiful flowers. The house itself is a "modern" 1930's house painted in a fading soft yellow which to me adds some charm to the style. The interior is exactly how Bao Dai left it in 1952 complete with all of the original furniture and decorations. The place is very comfortable and of human size and is a real insight as to how they lived in. For me it is one of my favorite places in DaLat.

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