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Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace Historical Site

No 1 Hoang Hoa Tham street (Red Gate), Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 80 44287
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No 1 Hoang Hoa Tham street (Red Gate), Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 80 44287
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was apart of our package and we had a guide take us through. It was a really lovely tour and our guide told us some amazing stories about Ho Chi Minh. He was a very simple man with very simple needs and he...More

Thank Glammaa
Reviewed 5 days ago

The presidential palace used for diplomatic purposes and never used by Ho chi min its the part of the complex which housed the stilted house of Ho chi min

Thank Anil B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I guess they have to show the the greatness of the founding father.. Here we come! I'm sure this is the part of every school in the country. So many kids with uniforms.. We walked around in baby steps. Not the end of the world...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the paid area adjacent to the mausoleum. Worth going through and seeing the buildings and a nice garden and fountain. Tour ends back on the south end of the area, for logistics.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This whole complex is very impressive from the Colonial French architecture to the traditional Vietnamese architecture.

Thank LarryG392
Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the Ho Chi Min Mausoleum is the Presidential Palace, which was included in our tourist tour of Hanoi. It is their version of the White House, however, there’s in yellow. You are not able to go inside. Ho Chi Minh refused to live in...More

1  Thank Manny B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vespa adventures is the only way around town. So many sights & sounds (horns) ! Weaving through Ho Chi Minh & all of a sudden this huge Presidential Palace. Fantastic looking building worth a look

Thank Elle O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very imposing building originally built by the French and mainly used for diplomatic purposes.Well worth taking the time to visit.

Thank mspamela2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The palace looks amazing; however you cannot get close enough to the see the palace or get a decent picture. However its worth a visit to see.

Thank Usman M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gave us a taste of life before communism. It was very nice to visit and learn about life back then and to know that except for modern technology.

Thank Shelly G
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Hi, Is there any part of the presidential palace that requires a fee, and if so, how much? Thank you!
31 May 2015|
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Response from Mar T |
Main entrance fee is 40.000VND for foreigners, free for vietnamese!
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