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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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Every year many thousands of respectful citizens and tourists visit the final resting place of the country’s most notable historic figure.
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| Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 4 3845 5128
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Reviewed yesterday

To be honest before visiting here i did not think that i was going to see Ho Chi Minh's actual preserved body in a glass casket, i thought it would be a sort of closed tomb. However the surroundings were so interesting, being able to...More

Thank OliviaJoyce90
Reviewed yesterday

This was very exciting especially to see his body so perfectly preserved wow. The only problem with such long line ups which move very fast you don’t have more than a few seconds to observe this great man.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed yesterday

Look upon the face of Uncle Ho Chi Minh, a major player in the history of 20th century. The leader who beat the mighty U.S.A. Propaganda? Maybe, or maybe not. Early morning I stood in line for over an hour waiting to enter the mausoleum....More

Thank Pee b
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I lived in Europe during the iron curtain times when people lined to buy basics in the Eastern European countries. I was always fascinated about why people wanted to see Lenin tomb despite their daily straggles. So I was biased when I visit Ho Chi...More

Thank B6641HLlauras
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here as part of a tour and throughly enjoyed the experience. While the actual mausoleum where Ho chi min has been laid to rest is interesting, even more interesting is the rest of the complex showing how and where he lived and the...More

Thank Glentc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Get there early as it closes at 11.30am. Ignore the line up, as it moves very quickly. We were shocked, and at the same time awe inspired, to see that it is effectively an open casket where you can see the real Ho Chi Minh....More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place to go early if you do not like standing in line. Personally we went early and the line was not bad. Seeing HCM body sure is an experience. If you are in Hanoi u must not miss this

Thank Harvindar S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived early which was a good move, we didn't even need to queue. I thought it was really interesting and worth a visit

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As someone that studies leadership and helps others develop their leadership skills I had to come here as a mark of respect. It is a great way to end the day. The gardens are cool, well kept and quite serene given the rest of the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

this was closed when I was their but the gardens were well kept and I would definitely recommend it to my friends

Thank Robert T
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5 September 2018|
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Response from scubacol11 | Reviewed this property |
usually open tuesday to thursday 07.30 to 10.30 and saturday and sunday same times,hope this helps.
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13 February 2018|
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Response from figo-fee | Reviewed this property |
Cannot tell as not in Hanoi anymore but the lineup will be long so go early ....don’t forget to have the egg coffee in Hanoi
17 June 2017|
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
oops - sorry, only just saw your question. The answer is yes, especially for women and they are very strict about it. No bare knees or shoulders for men or women.