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Bao Dai's Palace

Trieu Viet Vuong street, near by Crazy house, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
+84 93 656 91 51
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Preserved almost intact, this is the most popular of the three Bao Dai palaces in town; Bao Dai was ousted by Ho Chi Minh in 1945.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average35%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Trieu Viet Vuong street, near by Crazy house, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a simple mansion. The design & story of the rooms showed how much he loves his wife & children. Respected his mother, the Queen alot. A great man indeed.

Thank KimWing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to wander round for a bit and enjoy the cool and lovely weather in Dalat. The summer home is lovely -- surprisingly modest, and a charming trip back in time. I shall require a moon-viewing terrace in all my palace...More

Thank CookKim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting this palace you are torn between respecting it's original deteriorating charm or the desire to see it refurbished back to its glory days.... It looks as if it's been in a time warp for the last fifty years or so with very little...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was interesting to learn about the history however the palace was not well cared for. Gardens were nice though! You also had to pay if you wanted to take photos in different areas around the park even though you had to pay to get in!...More

1  Thank Beckbradshaw
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Summer Palace of the last Emperor of Vietnam Bao Dai is provably now best known for the famous Rolex that recently sold at auction for a world record. The building is stunning and should be on the bucket list of any Deco fan

1  Thank Ernest C
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This attraction is not worth the time and energy required to visit it in my opinion. The facilities are not well cared for or preserved. One might think because high ranking officials stayed here it would be an opulent palace. Not!!!! Perhaps more austere then...More

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This is not a nice place to go. They have horses that do not look happy to cary around tourist and use other animals to pose for pictures. The house itself lost it charm probably 50 year ago.

1  Thank Lizmeij
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This was like going back in time, as time stood still. Gave a brief insight into the Kings life. However it was sad that the building was obviously in need of repair from from the rain. We went just after a storm, and it was...More

Thank HollyJane
Reviewed 30 September 2017

In need of a good spruce up very run down found it interesting but gardens need attension to many photo venders

Thank Jonnysinger
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Must be seen , you can discover how lived the emperor and his family , you will be surprised by a very modern house build in the 30's

Thank Sabh17
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