"The Spirit...of Free Enterprise" Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Tip by Wild_Orchid

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi: 82 reviews and 153 photos

  walking in the rain
by Wild_Orchid

It was raining lightly when we got out of the bus to join the queue. Fortunately, the spirit of free enterprise was around in the form of vendors selling umbrellas, pith helmets, straw hats and bright blue rain coats that made everyone who put them on look like giant walking garbage bags! LOL

Still better to look silly than to get wet, right? So I got myself a straw hat at US$2 and a raincoat at US$1.00 each. Later on, a bit further down the queue, we discovered that the tourist office there sold the same stuff at only a few cents. Too bad, and too late.

Address: Ba Dinh District
Directions: Ba Dinh District
Phone: +84 4 3845 5128
Website: http://www.bqllang.gov.vn/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 31, 2005
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