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Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace Historical Site

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Ho Chi Minh opted to live in this modest wooden house rather than the opulent Presidential Palace.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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No 1 Hoang Hoa Tham street , Ba Dinh District | Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 80 44287
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Reviewed yesterday

We saw this historical site during the Hop On Hop Off bus night city tour. Its an amazing building and tribute.Would have loved to spend more time to admire its beautiful architecture.

Thank Henson S
Reviewed 2 days ago

You are allowed to visit this mansion from the distance but even from far it is an eye catching building, i wish i could go close to enjoy more of the architecture of this building. the color of the building has a kind of pleasant...More

Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can see ho chimin house his cars nice area and nice view no more than half an hour if you don't have time you can skeep it

Thank david c
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located on the grounds of Ba Dinh Square, it is hard to miss the the Presidential Palace. I am unsure whether it is open to public. But at the time of my visit, it seemed close. So, my partner & I could only see it...More

Thank Wildcat7400
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You are allowed to see the palace from the distance with the regular ticket to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum. It looks like there are guided tours to visit the palace interiors.

Thank Moisès S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only was able to see it from the outside, not sure if it’s possible to go inside. Surrounding area is nice, but expect huge crowds of people.

Thank Florence S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was a little disappointed that this place is kinda small. However, it seems like a natural transition after paying your respect to Uncle Ho at the mausoleum and had taken your iconic photo standing in front of the mausoleum in the square. For the historians,...More

Thank Omzas
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really a waste of time...but it was on the tour schedule. You see the Presidential Palace but cannot set foot near it. And Big Ho's tomb is guarded by soldiers that consider you terrorist...if you sneeze. Be on-guard not to look at them to closely....may...More

Thank Bayouexec
Reviewed 6 days ago

A solemn place if there was any. The mausoleum where Ho Chi Minh's body lays in state, guarded by silent stern faced military. No pictures, no talking, no stopping, no hats, no selfies, no disrespect...eerie....yes! The palace on the other hand was closed.....entry verborten! You...More

Thank mikef888au
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place with a great history. We can see the ho chi minh complex The house of ho chi minh,the garden and see the old cars, bank etc

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29 July 2018|
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Response from jadjad2014 | Reviewed this property |
If Im not mistake you will need to arrive early to queue to get into the palace ground before 11am. I think 9-11am.
31 May 2015|
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Response from MarT1153 |
Main entrance fee is 40.000VND for foreigners, free for vietnamese!
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