This place was an eye opener into what has gone on in Vietnam. It is a definite must see place in Hanoi. One of those places you will never forget
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Really interesting place where you can get an insight into Vietnamese history and culture. What's left still give you a really good feel for what the place was like when it housed heroic Vietnamese political prisoners at the hands of the dastardly French colonists, and...More
Stopped here and enjoyed a fascinating visit to what is left of the prison. The exhibition on US pilots was lighter relief than some of the exhibits from earlier French rule. The museum is well laid out and you can just follow the room flow....More
The prison aka Hanoi Hilton is a lesson in history. Although slanted towards the Vietmanese perspective it is a good review of history of the prison and how life as a prisoner was.
Extremely moving place to visit. Was surprised how emotional I bacame as I walked through this place. Well layed out and as you wonder though reading listening and interactive learn more about this massacre and the invasion of Vietnam by the US and it's Allies....More
Hoa Lo Prison (aka Maison Centrale or the Hanoi Hilton) is a major piece of Vietnamese history and we recently spent an afternoon inside. Nothing prepared us for the barbaric conditions imposed on the original inmates - the Vietnamese people accused of political crimes by...More
This place shows the dark spot in Vietnam history. In this now historical site, you will be shown the revolution, its idealogy, its method, and finally its leaders struggle to freedom. Be warned though, its not for the faint hearted especially when coming across the...More
Me and my partner came here on our last day in Hanoi. The museum is very well set out and extremely thought provoking. The entry price is so cheap and there is lots of information and photographs to soak up. We would recommend!!
This brings it all home and must be a tough visit for americans?...When you read that America dropped more bombs on Vietnam than all the bombs dropped in WW2 it is frightening and President Nixon used the term "operation linebacker" as if it was some...More