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Highway 46, 5km, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mostly a display of ways of torture, which are illustrated with puppets. Both impressive and disturbing. It's free. Worth a short visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GewoonZen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although some of the signs along this museum-like prison were with some questionable English and hard to read, there ARE signs on English and that was very valuable. The dolls which represents the tortured prisoners of the former prison, are actually quite well done. They...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited as part of the Phu Quoc hop on hop off bus tour. It was interesting enough and I'm sure it was not a nice place but I'm not sure how accurate the portrayal is. They have made a good attempt at English on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 4chillis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting if you like that sort of thing not really for children shows what sick people can do and only40 years ago

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 411paulg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the prison it is pretty basic with mankins displays does not explain a lot but we were lucky and he explained about what went on this prison was in use in the sixties.Only takes about an hour to get around the prison.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ian w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really wish I knew more about the Vietnam War before I came here. Wow...to think this actually happened....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 338debsm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good to see, but so incredibly awful to realise that people could have been treated this way, not too many years ago. A real eye opener

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Important part of the history. Very disturbing and unpleasant. But good to see and learn. Person who invented torture mechanisms is still alive and lives on the Phu Quoc island.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 210marijanak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much here, but it was a good way to spend 20mins or so! And very cheap. (We actually didn’t pay anything - not sure if you should!)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eri1987Eri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off on an arranged TUI trip. Our guide was very knowledgeable and gave us an excellent insight.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cristian11191986
21 April 2018|
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Response from sofiar2428 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Christian! Fingernails island was nice, but the beach area very small and also small area for snorkeling. Gam Ghi Island is much better for snorkeling. Did not visit Pagada, but coconut prison you can visit on your own... More
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15 February 2018|
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I think it’s open every day without exception. No fees. You can wander around by yourself when and where you want.
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AdelaideAnn
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It might be better to use a wheelchair because the prison is quite big and there are stairs that lead into each cabin.
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