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Vietnam Historical Sites and DMZ tour

(DMZ: Demilitarized Zone) It’s not exaggerated when one says Vietnamese history is a history of wars. Indeed, there are not many countries on earth that have been around for thousands of years and lesser of that amount thrive against the damages of wars. Vietnam went through countless number of wars since its dawn and the latest war just ended 4 decades …

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Top 5 Museums in Vietnam

Museums are what you can not miss when visit the big cities in Vietnam like Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City. They are important places to learn more about Vietnamese history, culture and identity. Explore Hanoi: City’s Cultural Sites War Remnants Museum, HCMC Address: 28 Vo Van Tan street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh city Entrance Fee: 15,000VND Opening …

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Con Dao Museum opens for public

After 4 years of construction, Con Dao Museum in Con Dao district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau finally opened for public since September. Con Dao Museum was built on area of about 21,000 m2 at No.10 Nguyen Hue street, Con Dao district with total investment of more than VND 65.8 billion. The museum comprises gallery, object and document restoration stores, hall, working …

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Visit Tan Trao special national historical relic

Let’s learn Vietnamese history through a visit to Tan Trao special national historical relic-where President Ho Chi Minh and Central agencies lived and worked in the resistance war against the French colonialists, situated in territory of communes: Tan Trao, Minh Thanh, Trung Yen, Binh Yen, Luong Thien (Son Duong district); Kim Quan, Trung Son, Hung Loi, Trung Minh, Dao Vien, …

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Dien Bien Phu, national historical site

Dien Bien Phu is a provincial city of Dien Bien province in Vietnam’s northwest. The city lies in Muong Thanh valley with approximately 20 km in length and 6 km in width. This is why it is also known as “Dien Bien basin”. Dien Bien Phu is regarded as a big bordering city because it is only 35 km far …

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Cu Chi system of tunnels

In the resistance against French colonialists, thousands of people in Cu Chi lived in tunnel system with complicated subways. Tunnel system Cu Chi tunnel system is located 70 km from Ho Chi Minh city to the Northwest. It included infirmary, dwelling rooms, kitchen, warehouse, office room, and a system of tunnels. The tunnel stretched approximately 200 km with ventilation systems …

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Royal tombs of Nguyen kings in Hue

As you might know, Hue was the ancient capital of Vietnam for a long time. For this reason, this place possesses so many citadels and royal tombs. Today, I am happy to take you to royal tombs of Nguyen Kings in Hue. Nguyen kings’ tombs expresses unique variations in a united theme. Each tomb was a great achievement of scenery architecture …

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Central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi

Right inside Hanoi is a historical relic that foreign visitors should not miss when traveling to this city. That is Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Geographical position  The central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi covers an area of 18.395 ha including: the 18 Hoang Dieu Archaeological Site and the remainders in the area of the …

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Citadel of Ho Dynasty

Citadel of Ho Dynasty also called as Tay Do or Tay Giai citadels located in the two communes of Vinh Tien and Vinh Long, Vinh Loc district, Thanh Hoa province to the West. Citadel of Ho Dynasty was built in 1397 by top mandarin Ho Quy Ly. It is said that it took only 3 months to complete the construction. …

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Phu Quoc prison, the hell on earth

War was over and left behind but its remains still exist. Should anyone have chance to come to Phu Quoc in Kien Giang, you should not forget to visit Phu Quoc prison, which is considered as “the hell on earth” to learn more about the liberation war of Vietnam as well as will and energy of Uncle Ho’s soldiers. Related: Top …

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