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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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| Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 4 3845 5128
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Reviewed yesterday

After lots of confusion, it seems the Mausoleum is open to the public, well at least it was on the recent Sunday morning we visited, but the gates closed at 10.50 am for the day. Lines moved quickly but it is quite a long walk...More

Thank p b
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lot of walking but an impressive place and he looks good for someone dead for 50 years only open on weekends and very popular with locals and tourists

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 2 days ago

uncle ho is regarded as the interesting individual in the story of new Vietnams history! certainly not go to a mausoleum around the world! presently there a just a couple of options to do that! and also if you do this, your senses a great...More

Thank Augusto B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the time here. And was impressed with the structure and layout. Worth a visit to this attraction. Check schedule, weird hours to get in

Thank george60898
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an issue with the guards letting you in, seems they didn't like Tattoos so had to cover my arms even tho other lots of younger girls didn't have to. still it was an interesting experience, hard to believe they keep his body there even...More

Thank turtle63
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, our original tour went pear shaped at the last minute we fell back on last nights food tour company. Amazing how many Vietnamese, were weeping as walking past the corpse. There was no time to stop, but...More

Thank Paulfpbe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ho Chi Minh was quite a character and apparently wanted to be cremated so here he is supposedly preserved for all to see(!). I learned how revered he was and still is. He spoke five languages, travelled extensively and remained humble until his death. I...More

Thank Luscious54
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It took us 3 attempts to see this honourable man at rest. The first time my partners shorts we're too short (they were between his mid thigh and knee, anything on the knee and below seems acceptable). The next time some dignitaries held back the...More

Thank annebarclay17
Reviewed 6 days ago

This large building in the centre of Ba Dinh Square is the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh. Open to the public, dress modestly to enter. Lovely flower beds surround the mausoleum.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The actual entrance is at the side and not Hung Vuong. there is a security check like airport immigration and u cant bring drinking water or fluids or camera into the masoleum. The presidential palace & HMC stilt house r within the same compound so...More

Thank Kit Peng W
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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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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
17 June 2017|
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
oops - sorry, only just saw your question. The answer is yes, especially for women and they are very strict about it. No bare knees or shoulders for men or women.