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“Nothing too interesting”
Review of Phu Quoc Prison

Phu Quoc Prison
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Phu Quoc Discovery - The North
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nothing too interesting”
Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

We passed this place when we were doing a scooter trip down south and had a look from the outside, which is exactly the right amount of time to spend on it. If you have many days to kill on Phu Quoc, then do it; otherwise you don't miss anything if you skip it.

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Saint Petersburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed January 6, 2014

Definately worth a visit if you are down in the south - but don't expect any guides or much information to teach you anything new.

Visited December 2013
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“Moving but not very informative ”
Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

The exhibition gives you an insight into everyday life of the prisoners once held captive here. It's macabre and gruesome and overall very moving. Visiting this place answers the question how and where but not why? Signs in English are brief and sometimes the language is halting but considering the free admission you might forgive this and do your homework online.

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Part of history”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Something you need to know before visiting this place.
First, you are interested in history.
Second, you travel to southern part of this island (because it's far from the north. The most economical way to get here is to rent motorbike if you know how to ride)
Third, you want to teach your children about the past. Otherwise, do not take your children here, especially those who may get obsessed with the statues, imitations.
Of course, they rebuild this place with new material and remove all stain, old parts. So don't be disappointed with new fence, roof, etc

Visited August 2013
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Troon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
Reviewed December 21, 2013

The prison is worth a visit as it helps add another part of the story of the horrors that took place in Vietnam. We went as part of a trip and spent around half an hour there which was about the right length of time.

Visited November 2013
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