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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very insightfull. Worth paying a visit. It gives you a glimpse of the Vietnamese/American war. Well displayed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CapeTownNina
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After some confusion at the entry with a lady waving tickets for 40k, we paid, she said we would have a guide and so went up to the hospital cave. There wasn't a guide so my daughter went back down to ask. The guide arrived...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mandyd190
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit and were lucky enough to have the ticket collector take us around and explain all the history and it made the place come alive. The recent history is sad but true

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AntoniaRobinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a trip is intriguing to observe just how the Vietnamese folks had the ability to create a clinic concealed in caves so the Americans will not have any concept it was there. We hired mopeds and also rode approximately the caves that have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jenell E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s not that it wouldn’t be impressive how they built a hospital inside a cave, but for me it was definitely not worth the 40.000 dong plus 5.000 parking fee. You can see the whole cave in under 10 min without rushing...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heleneeiteljoerge
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It's a lovely little thing to do take about 20- 30 min. Wait for a guide! Otherwise you only get half the experience. MOST PLACES ADVERTISE 15k entrance which is very reasonable HOWEVER it is actually 40k! Which is a hell of a jump from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank redsetter91
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit this place in Cat ba. It was very impressive to walk through the hospital. it's huge! and the cave on the 2 and 3 floor it's impressive quite strong impression! recommended!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MariBog
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

If you appreciate history and have some imagination.. you should stop by. It's two minutes of stairs and won't need more then 20-30 minutes. Yes it's manmade inside. It was used as a hospital during the war. They built a hospital! Cement may of been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank freddiebaker17
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great find on our travels. It is hidden from the road but marked with signs if looking for them. Nice parking for your scooter and a good place to get some good food and a drink.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

The history is undeniabke, but the context is made little use of here, with very poor signage and narrative meaning the impact of th place is not evident. How many soldiers came here, what was their story, what was the impact on Cat Ba, where...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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