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Hanoi Flag Tower

Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Interesting afternoon spent here

Having lived my formative years during the American War this interested me. Obviously bias is to... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
chris19531955
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Free introduction to Vietnam's history

The Military War Museum provides some interesting facts concerning the last different wars. It's... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Nicolas R
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This place was built between 1805 and 1812 under King Gia Long and is over 2 centuries old. It resembles an old stone fortress and has steps leading to the top where one can get a good view of the city. There are old cannon sitting at the base of the place at grand level.
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Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Having lived my formative years during the American War this interested me. Obviously bias is to the Vietnamese in this museum but it is effective. Captured USA tanks and planes feature heavily. Well worth the admission and time.

Thank chris19531955
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Military War Museum provides some interesting facts concerning the last different wars. It's free and doesn't take long to visit. The Flag Tower is a historical monument which made it worth seeing if you are in the area (it is very close to the...More

Thank Nicolas R
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I actually went here for a kindergarten field trip, which really doesn't make very much sense, but it was a very interesting place. It is very interesting to walk around and view the war time relics and there are informative boards that are in English...More

Thank Fergal R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Impressive tower mainly due to the historical significance (end of the war between Vietnam and USA). I recommend mostly the night view, when it looks imposing. Plus it's inside the War Museum, which is the complementary visit for the war history.

Thank GERMAN ALBERTO P
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Part of the Military War Museum. Not so much of a must visit while you're in Hanoi. Could spare a visit if you've got some extra time to kill.

Thank kyouquan
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It is free if you go through the Highland's coffee shop. You can also go through military museum but the guard will show you the museum ticketing booth unless you can speak Vietnamese to clarify your intend. Nice well preserve relic and you can see...More

Thank klay034
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Its right next to the military museum; and worth a visit. You can walk up the stairs; and get close. I felt it was worth a visit just to play homage to the flag and country. Worth ticking off as it is in the vicinity...More

Thank Usman M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A very good tour with lots of aircraft, cannons and military hardware on display. There is also an excellent coffee shop at the entrance to the museum.

Thank Glenn R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This location isn't that of an exciting park or even hold much to view but the history behind it is interesting. Worth a view if you have the time.

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Although I've visited the Army Museum twice, I've never actually explored it until now. Always just a photograph from the grounds of the museum. The Flag Tower is actually quite important historically and is the only complete section left of the ancient, imperial citadel. Apart...More

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