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Phu Quoc Prison

Highway 46, 5km, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
+84 8 2260 0009
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“vietnam war” (41 reviews)
“barbed wire” (18 reviews)
Highway 46, 5km, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
+84 8 2260 0009
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to visit 'Coconut' prison (after we had seen the Tunnels in Saigon) and I found it more harrowing and upsetting. Some ladies cried. We did have a guide who explained everything, like the torture procedures and as the 'models', were life size, it...More

Thank goldholidays
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here as part of a day trip around the island, it was really interesting to learn exactly what happened and the extent of the torture of the prisoners, well worth a visit.

Thank k2711
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The inhumane way political prisoners were treated during the Vietnam war is depicted here in graphic detail. This was the actual prison and nothing is left to the imagination. I went to see the true story. If you don’t see it how will others know...More

Thank Lance A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When I visited this place, I am really sad. Before I listened this sorrowful story. But I can see the fact...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth a visit if you are interested in the history of Vietnam War. It was quite chilling to see what torture methods were used on the Vietnamese. It was very sad. Free entry but the figures are a little tatty, needs looking after.

Thank AKA256
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This prison tries hard to get the feeling across of what conditions were like for the inmates. The small exhibition area is a small replica of what is available to see in HCMC. The barbed wire surrounding the prison does give a very oppressive feeling......More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not original like in Con Dao but a good place to learn about the painful war that the Vietnamese people been through.

Thank Phuong H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very sad when listening to the history of this place, thousands of Vietnamese tortured by both Americans and Vietnamese, heads should be hung in shame.

Thank jlindajen2427
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real eyeopener as to the treatment towards the Vietcong prisoners. It is free to visit and also part of a tour, make sure you have enough time to stroll round. Our trip tour guide tried to rush us, just take your time...More

Thank seaweed009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We red about this museum in a blog and decided to go there with that scooter on a cloudy day. It's said to be very warm inside the barracks at sunny days, so be informed to bring plenty of water with you. Pro: (entrance if...More

Thank Thomas K
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21 April 2017|
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Response from Winnie M | Reviewed this property |
It might be better to use a wheelchair because the prison is quite big and there are stairs that lead into each cabin.
Marcin R
17 May 2016|
Response from Mateja K | Reviewed this property |
Phu Quoc is very small island. You can hire a taxi every minute, is cheap and safe. I have been renting a scooter and doing self made tour through all island. It was really off the beaten track. All country and island is... More
David H
27 December 2015|
Response from David H |
Yes - the opening hours are 7.30-11am and 1.30-5pm - closed Monday