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Address: Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
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This place was built between 1805 and 1812 under King Gia Long and is over...

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 the place at grand level.

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Nice to see and enter the building. Do not make it your prime purpose though, combine with nearby Citadel, the war museum next door and nearby Ho Chi Minh Mausuleum

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, actually this is a museum of Vietnam war, so basically I recommend visit it as you will see not only tower but helicopters and tanks and also crashed plane :)

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in 1812 this is part of the Vietnam Military History Museum. You are able to climb up inside via a spiral staircase, for views. Worth visiting if you are interested in this type of history.

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Lisse, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to see and enter the building. Do not make it your prime purpose though, combine with nearby Citadel, the war museum next door and nearby Ho Chi Minh Mausuleum

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Rayong, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hanoi Flag tower was erected in 1812 during the Nguyen Dynasty. It was used for observation around Hanoi Citadel. It was continuously used as a military post but is now part of the Vietnam Military History Museum. The tower has three tiers with a with a spiral staircase leading to the top. The second tier has four doors with... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum to visit with the airplanes from the war. Also nice to sit in a Chinook helicopter which I hadn't done before.

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Thank NielsvI
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an ancient structure which has been around for a long time... u can climb halfway up the tower and admire the surrounding view.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Hanoi Flag Tower is part of the Vietnam Military History Museum and not the adjacent Citadel of which it is part.It was built in 1812 aas an observation tower and stands 33.4 mters high.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Arrived by Cyclo which was an experience. An interesting place with much history recorded although not everything was clearly explained. Worth a visit

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Vietnam Military History Museum was for the place who were interested in Military related treasures. Even the military used helicopters and tanks were displayed. Very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

It is one of the symbols of Hanoi. It is 100 year ole strucrure with good view of Ba Dinh, the country's administrative centre, and the Vietnam Military History Museum, which is also a must see in Hanoi.

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