Hanoi

Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi: A Labor of Love

Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi is a combined effort of the Vietnam Women’s Union and the Ford Foundation. It’s consistently voted a top destination on Tripadvisor. Enjoy well-crafted exhibits on women in the family, in war, heroic mothers, and diverse ethnic fashions.
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Hanoi

Vietnam Military History Museum: Wars Waged Against Vietnam

Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi showcases historic periods as far back as 214 BC to the present day. Through curated exhibits, artefacts, and documents see how Vietnam fought off feudal China, Mongolian, and Siam. Other exhibits detail the French and American Wars.
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Hanoi

Hoa Lo Prison: Vietnam’s Infamous Fortress of Horror

Hoa Lo Prison or Maison Centrale is an infamous place of horrors from French Colonialism to the American War in Vietnam. Witness history through diorama displays of torture, ghastly living conditions, and original torture implements. See first hand how inmates survived.
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Ho Chi Minh

Independence Palace in Ho Chi Minh City

Independence Palace in Ho Chi Minh City has witnessed many turbulent events. From bombings, to assassinations, to coup d’etats, this iconic building has many stories to tell. It’s main message though, communicated through its design, is one of national strength and unity.
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Ho Chi Minh

Cu Chi Tunnels

The Cu Chi Tunnels are truly one of the most remarkable underground constructions in the world. Fifty years after the end of the Vietnamese American War in 1975, they continue to tell their fascinating story. Don’t leave Vietnam without touching the raw nerve of Cu Chi.
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