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Citadel of the Ho Dynasty (Thanh Nha Ho)

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Address: Vinh Loc, Thanh Hoa 440000, Vietnam

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Great scenery but there's nothing to do over there

Took an intense 3 hour trip by car from the city centre and i was quite impressed upon arriving to the place due to the huge and marvelous rice field surrounding the Citadel. But... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Took an intense 3 hour trip by car from the city centre and i was quite impressed upon arriving to the place due to the huge and marvelous rice field surrounding the Citadel. But that's it, nothing else to see or to do in here. There were some pieces of ruined walls with an engrossing story behind them but i... More 

1 Thank Sweetn0thing
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

It's good to see if you're nearby to learn more about the history of Vietnam under Ho dynasty. The visit was short and interesting

1 Thank Cường Đ
Cat Ba, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We did 4 days trekking through Puluong nature reserve to experience, witness and learn about hilltribes way of life. We slept 3 beautiful homestays deep in the different ethnic villages. Ho Cidatel was on the list on the last day when we went back to Hanoi. This was a nice empty place with a stone wall to visit and learn... More 

1 Thank Tran N
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The monument itself is stunning. One could imagine what it would have been if the Ho dynasty had had the time to finish it... Yes, it is empty -- actually used by cultures -- but the atmosphere is really peaceful and the view on the surroundings is gorgeous. Dont expect too much from the nearby museum, although it allows to... More 

5 Thank Alexis D
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42 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We made just a quick stop to visit Ho citadell built in 15th century, the wall was just amazing but inside the citadell was empty as Ho Qui Ly had no time to build it

4 Thank Dien P
Sapa, Vietnam
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It was a stop over visit after 2 days trekking in the pu luong nature réserve. The citadel was amazing dating to 15th century. it was mostly empty inside.

3 Thank TungAnhSapaMassage
Da Nang, Vietnam
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Ho Citadel is a historic site. When come here you will be discover the beutiful and archaic. I believe you will have a exciting trip. If have time to Viet Nam, let visit to Thanh Hoa, there are many historic sites here.

4 Thank nguyen v

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