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This place was built between 1805 and 1812 under King Gia Long and is over 2 centuries old. It resembles an old stone fortress and has steps leading to the top where one can get a good view of the city. There are old cannon sitting at the base of...more
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Good to see to check the box when you’re at the military museum as it’s on the same site. Not something for those with knee problems to climb, nor is it safe for small children as the steps to the upper portions, which aren’t high,...More
You access the tower via the military museum,the building the tower sits on is quite impressive,the tower itself is not that tall and then it has a flag pole and flag on top,worth a look if you are visiting the museum but would not recommend...More
Readers will have moticed my admiration for my parttime living place, Hue and its many treasures. But to be honest this flagtower surpasses the one in Hue. It is centered near the fomer imperial citadel of hanoi and is a landmark not to be confused.
Nothing to exciting about this Flag Tower. In fact it's probably viewed better from the road by Lenin Park or the upper level of the war museum.
The Flag Tower is accessed via the Military War Museum - your entry ticket is good for both....More
Its a big tower with a Vietnam flag at the top. You can see it from a good distance away. I went and saw / experienced it. It wasn't over the top and shouldn't be seen if you have a very limited time in Hanoi....More