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Highway 46, 5km, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The prison is OK. It gives you a decent knowledge of the history. It can be quite confronting. It takes about 1hr tops to look around.

Thank bruceshore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How could some inflict such torture on there own gosh this was heart breaking to see reinactment statues of prisoners being boiled while in a small wheel barrow like apparatus, others had human diluted faceees forced by a tube down their throats and into their...More

Thank Daley_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I never like to visit prison. Honestly, I don't like the feeling of being in prison. So that was the first time I visited a prison in Phu Quoc. The tour guide said that it was a must-see place in Phu Quoc. When we were...More

Thank Ginnyleeinwonderland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth to go there but am sad that people show less respect and throw their rubbish everywhere. Many things are destroyed and lay around. No care is taken by responsibles.

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Whilst I believe we should never forget the atrocities of war, I found this a rather macabre place to visit. It was part of a day tour so I went in. Wasn't long before I just felt sad and sickened at what people can do...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The prison was a stark reminder of how prisoners were treated and punished. Not for children in my opinion.

Thank Discover783762
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

It is a place you have to see to remind yourself that war is very very bad. It's free but a little run down.

Thank fastcapri
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

What can I say about this very interesting prison!? I cannot begin to tell you how interesting it was and it all started with the plethora of life-size mannequins in every building depicting the different forms of torture that were used from the south on...More

Thank renee94903
Reviewed 2 September 2018

visited her as part of a day trip and found it very interesting. only a short visit but found out alot of information about something that happened not so long ago really. Want to read up on the history now.

Thank tracyl088
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is not an easy exhibition to handle. There are some pretty gruesome descriptions and displays which make for difficult viewing. The cruelty dealt out within these grounds was astounding both as a prison, and then later as a POW camp. It was very hot...More

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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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Vandana T
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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Response from Winnie M | Reviewed this property |
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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