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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see the remainders of a hospital used in the 60ties. With above the bigger cave area, when you are there alone, you hear nothing. Was special! It takes a view minutes to get to the cave. Nice short visit on your way to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 451ninao
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After all the other caves throughout Vietnam, this one was underwhelming. I get why they have mannequins in there, and I understand the historical significance of the cave from the war, it was just a bit underwhelming, smaller than I expected, and youre in and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wanderlustsimone
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Went with a group and none of us did much research so we were very excited at how big this was! It’s amazing how much was done here to create a huge underground hospital basically from thin air. The stairs are steep but it wasn’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wattersadventure
Reviewed 13 December 2018 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 13 December 2018 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 30 November 2018 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 28 November 2018

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 27 November 2018 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
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