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It’s a very surest experience to tour a prison that was so recently used.
Due t urban development a large part of the prison has been demolished which is a shame for a site with so much potential.
The power of the building as you...More
It is an opportunity to glimpse the atmosphere and feel of a prison. The letters written by the American POW's are showcased and other photos provide us a glimpse into the history connected with the Vietnam War.
small section of large old prison which you go through with cells you can walk in and old guillotene on display with a graphic photo depicting the severed heads. statues of prisoners are also lined up in various poses in another section. the newer section...More
I came there few times but last time I was there was midle of september. If you are wondering what to see in Hanoi. I can say that this place is a suggestion in my list. It takes you around 30-40 minutes to visit but...More
You can certainly do this by yourself. We chose a half day city tour that included the prison and other important landmarks in Hanoi. The benefit was that we had an English speaking guide who was very knowledgeable and... More
You can certainly do this by yourself. We chose a half day city tour that included the prison and other important landmarks in Hanoi. The benefit was that we had an English speaking guide who was very knowledgeable and made sure we didn’t miss important points or photo opportunities. Also included a great lunch and due to time of year, an air conditioned car which was a blessing.