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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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Every year many thousands of respectful citizens and tourists visit the final resting place of the country’s most notable historic figure.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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It's free, the line is very long but moves quickly. After you go through mausoleum, go to museum area and tour the grounds & stilt house. That costs a little but not much. Not sure if the body is really "Uncle Ho" or not. Some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeff M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting visit and good to see but you can’t actually enter the building. Surrounding area very relaxing. Museum on site shut during our visit. Gift shops and toilets on site. Worth a visit if you have the time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wendykU5844TI
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This mausoleum is the resting place for Uncle Ho as he was known as Ho Chi Minh to many Vietnamese...His home, his workplace, his garden and etc....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WilliamW2183
Reviewed 4 days ago

The queue was extremely long to see inside the mausoleum so we decided to abandon the idea. The opening hours are limited so even if we had queued there was no guarantee that we would have been admitted. We walked around the outside and it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sally l
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, the queue moves fast, but that's still a pretty long queue and lots of time spent standing if you go mid-morning like I did. Seeing the military processions and the reverence Ho Chi Minh is treated with was interesting though. I only spent a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jester0479
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don’t be surprised to see a very long line, but don’t worry it goes very fast. Worth the wait in line, just no photography.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fidx32
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is probably one of the best tourist site in Hanoi. It houses the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh but you have to visit in the morning to be able to see it. Changing of guards happen every 30 minutes. The whole are is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mohd Farouk A
Reviewed 5 days ago

I think this is a must for anyone who wants to understand the reverence in which this man is held. Your viewing will be short, they do not allow you to linger, but the experience is worthwhile. Whether his body is actual as it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Previous_Tony_1486
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the most important historical place to visit in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Museum is a must see to know the history of vietnam and their warriors

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mukesh S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is a must see. It’s the largest square in Vietnam, surrounded by imposing Govt office and also parliament. The whole campus is efficiently managed by guards. You go through a long walk around the mausoleum with well lined trees and avenues. The sanctum...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ShaharP23
29 September 2018|
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Response from Luscious54 | Reviewed this property |
According to our guide Ho Chi Mings body has already been to Russia to be ‘ restored’ earlier in the year. So as far as I know you’ll be able to see him in his mausoleum. Enjoy😊
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GlobeTrotter3786
5 September 2018|
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Response from scubacol11 | Reviewed this property |
usually open tuesday to thursday 07.30 to 10.30 and saturday and sunday same times,hope this helps.
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Виктория А
13 February 2018|
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Response from figo-fee | Reviewed this property |
Cannot tell as not in Hanoi anymore but the lineup will be long so go early ....don’t forget to have the egg coffee in Hanoi
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