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As a Brit I’ve seen a few palaces and this one is very different of course. It’s a 60’s building with the tech of the time but also with a message for us all. It includes the bunker to protect from the bombing by seemingly...More
There was so much to explore here. I found it fascinating, especially the bunkers and the communication systems used during the Vietnam War. Our only mistake was not realising that they closed for an hour at lunch time so we had to hurry the last...More
We paid the small entrance fee price to be able to explore the palace and grounds. It is very pretty to walk around. We did not do any sort of tour but those were offered there as well. Not a place you could spend all...More
A visit will show you have the leaders in Hanoi survived during the US Viet Nam war. You can see the bunker in the basement that would protect the north leaders from all bombs. You can see the communications center as well as the list...More
The Independence Palace in District 1... beautiful place. Entry ticket price also cheap. Good environment. Big garden. Nice take pictures. Only one problem. Toilets not clean in the palace. Bad smell. Tourist attraction is good... must improve.
Toured the Independence Palace and was amazed. Stunning mid-century architecture – and an incredibly important historical experience. Did not do the guided tour, but instead explored on our own. Amazing. Don't skip it!
The Reunification Palace was a very enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours. Just 40,000VND entrance fee but note their closing hours in the middle of the day (there is a pleasant, two-storey Highlands Coffee building located on the fountain/front side of the palace,...More
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I never saw anyone with a backpack on going through the palace,however their is souvenirs shop and tourist information centre at the front gate we’re you can buy your visitors pass, I would be very surprised if they could... More
I never saw anyone with a backpack on going through the palace,however their is souvenirs shop and tourist information centre at the front gate we’re you can buy your visitors pass, I would be very surprised if they could not accommodate you in someway so you could do the tour of the place if backpacks are not allowed