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Bao Dai's Palace

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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.
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Trieu Viet Vuong street, near by Crazy house, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
+84 93 656 91 51
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was well kept. Walking through the palace, one could understand a little more about the personal living quarter of king Bao Dai

Thank trang2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is, or was, a beautiful art deco building set in what looks to have been lovely gardens. It seems to have been frozen in time, with little work done to preserve the building or its contents. Given the political positions of the relevant parties...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Interesting palace that is still furnished with the original furniture. Lovely gardens, but it can be very busy.

Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This palace is all open to the public and was great to see. The design, the furniture and the building are very unique and worth seeing. Like a lot of the tourist destination sights in Vietnam it is a bit shabby but you can still...More

Thank oonaghcomerford
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The palace is a good learning experience about the last Vietnam's emperor Bao Dai. You actually get to go inside the palace and see some of the antiques that he had like things on his desk, tea sets and kitchenware etc. You can check out...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We went at the wrong time as we arrived alongside several large coaches of tourists. It was jam packed and uncomfortable to get from room to room in this modest home. Not sure how to avoid this phenomena as it seems to happen often here...More

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The place is informative with English description for the palace of the last King in Vietnam. You could get a clear information after visiting this plain yet decent palace.

Thank KarenN2716
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The previous royal residential of the last emperor legend in Vietnamese history version, to gain more enjoyment, it would be better if we have prepared some Vietnamese monarchy historical prerequisite information background that had happened during that particular period. this place has been promoted for...More

Thank Huang W
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I have visited the palace many times and this year found it to be turned into a local dirty market. No maintainance, rubbish and cheap sellers. A once beautiful landmark doomed! So disappointed

Thank Tripod T
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

You can spend about 30 min here. That’s a ought for look it. At area just stores and horse activity. Inside building historic house.

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