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The flag and rampart look majestic from across the Perfume River, but once inside the citadel and you see the backside, it’s ok. Good for pictures, but you can’t climb the ramparts. Easiest to take photos when entering the Imperial City for a walking tour,...More
We saw it the first on a perfume River cruise to the Thien Mu Pogoda. Then again when we visited the Citadel.
It is the largest flagpole in Viet Nam, 120 feet. Originally erected in 1807, destroyed by a typhoon in 1904 , rebuilt to...More
A huge and impressive structure that would give second thoughts to an invading force. I took some time before and after my Imperial City visit to marvel at the Flag Tower. As others have noted, a shame that the interior of the Flag Tower has...More
The Flag Tower is the only structure you can see from the river and is a daunting size. Not sure why but it is locked up and tourists seem to totally avoid it so it sits there alone and formidable. I enjoyed exploring it up...More
Located in front of the main entrance gate for the imperial city, stands a prominent tower built in the early 1800’s, the royals of the time flew a yellow flag, through vietnams turbulent history many flags have flown from the mast, adds to the beauty...More