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Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace Historical Site

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Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the opulent Presidential Palace.
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No 1 Hoang Hoa Tham street , Ba Dinh District | Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 80 44287
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Learning more about Ho Chi Minh and contrasting this grand palace (used for ceremonial occasions and to host visiting dignitaries) with his much simpler dwellings was an eye opening experience.

Thank TFonTA
Reviewed yesterday

On the day that we visited the mausoleum was closed, so there was probably less people around than usual. Inside the palace area are the buildings that were used by Ho Chi Minh, when he was president of Vietnam. There is a garage, which stores...More

Thank John H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stumbled across this sight when it reopened for the afternoon (things tend to stop in Hanoi from late morning until about 2pm) and were excited to get closer to the Presidential building and surrounding sights (including a house on stilts and lake packed with...More

Thank Jackieiscontent
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this complex as part of our tour of Vietnam, excellent guide Thao introduced us to Hi Chi Min’s character and role through the visit to his living quarters. We skipped the Mausoleum on the day because of the extensive queue, and we didn’t...More

Thank ceciliaITAUK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Effectively, in case you're a minimum of remotely interested in Vietnamese history, you most likely ought to spend HCM residence a visit. It's close to the HCM mausoleum, therefore your journey here should be quite fruitful. From the preserved format of the rooms of his,...More

Thank Snyder H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Presidential Palace is very close to the Ho Chi minh mausoleum you can just see the presidential palace from outside as the entry is prohibited I just a few photos from outside as I couldn't get in there was security guards around the building is...More

Thank Ashwathram r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the mausoleum and the museum closed on the day I wanted to visit it, I just visited this landmark. Here you can relax and enjoy the beautiful garden, Uncle Ho's old cars and buildings! Well suited to spend a quiet hour!

Thank Benedikt M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see it driving by. Yellow is the French influence as is the architecture. Looks nice.you can see it if you go the the HoChoMing mausoleum from a distance only.

Thank TraceyMH
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful building and it shows a glimpse of Vietnamese Architecture. It is restored colonial building constructed in 1906 as the Palace of the Governor General.

Thank Naina-Damani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I actually liked the tour. It brought many insights into the lifestyle of the male. Nicely done attraction. The simplicity of the home he lived in, plus a description of the lake/pond, was extremely exciting. I'd recommend a friendly and talkative tour guide initially Hanoi...More

Thank jay d
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29 July 2018|
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Response from jadjad2014 | Reviewed this property |
If Im not mistake you will need to arrive early to queue to get into the palace ground before 11am. I think 9-11am.
31 May 2015|
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Response from MarT1153 |
Main entrance fee is 40.000VND for foreigners, free for vietnamese!
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