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Quoc Hoc Hue High School for the Gifted

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Many trees, too old buiding for students there

The place has lots of tree so if on a sunny day, it is really helpful for you to take a break on... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Beautiful Grounds

We visited this school on our visit to Hue and walking along the river. We went in the main gate... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Lancaster, Virginia
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The most famous high school in Vietnam.
12 Le Loi Street, Hue, Vietnam
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The place has lots of tree so if on a sunny day, it is really helpful for you to take a break on the bench under the tree. All walls are painted rustic burgundy color, look really fancy on the photo. You can students around...More

Thank HanhB28
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The school has antique looks (over 100 years old already 0_0). lots of big green trees. special french + eastern blend in architecture. The students are innocent, and lovely. I really fall in love with the high school girls in their white aodai, black hair...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We visited this school on our visit to Hue and walking along the river. We went in the main gate and wandered throughout the beautiful grounds. The architecture of the building is impressive, especially considering the school survived the American counter offensive during the Tet...More

Thank Ernjack1972
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Very easy to find on Le Loi Street. It is on the way to the Ho Chi Minh Museum and is certainly worth a peek through the front entrance. The guard at the gate was courteous when saying "no-no" but we were not allowed past...More

Thank djanaka
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We weren't able to visit because the guard was saying "no no" all the time. Nice architecture and very green.

Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed 27 November 2017

A beautiful combination French Colonial - Vietnamese edifice is a gorgeous structure in which to attend school and learn. Many of Vietnam’s revolutionary elites attended classes here.

Thank David B L
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

...though not really necessary to go out of your way to see. Seems to be fairly well maintained. It's a high school where many famous Vietnamese revolutionaries including Ho Chi Minh went to school. I believe he was expelled from this school for revolutionary activities....More

Thank scottofhawaii
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I visited this place for the first time on August with my friends and be impressed. What was a great architecture and color! I like the color combination of the classrooms and trees. Feeling relaxed. Definitely one of my highlights from my Hue trip.

Thank changchang208
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This is maybe the most famous high school in Vietnam is not just for the stature of its graduates which include Ho Chi Minh, Vo Nguyen Giap and Pham Van Dong. I am not sure you can tour it while school is in session but...More

Thank FlyboyTed56
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Visited this school with my student guide from Hue-enter whom is a ex-student graduated from the school. Through her, I am able to know exactly which building is for what purpose and she also shared her memories during her school days here. Impressive grounds with...More

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