"Reunification (formerly Independence) Palace" Reunification Palace Tip by dinhyen

Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh City: 79 reviews and 184 photos

 
 

The former residence of South Vietnam's (former) presidents. It was first breached in 1963 during the coup d'etat in which Ngo Dinh Diem was overthrown and assassinated. It was taken over for good when North Vietnamese tanks crashed through the gates in 1975. It's now a museum, with many of its exhibits kept intact in their pre-1975 state. Oh, and they repaired the gates.

Address: 106 Nguyen Du, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietn
Directions: In a gated compound, down the street from the Notre Dame Cathedral.
Phone: +84 (0)80.85094
Website: http://www.dinhdoclap.gov.vn

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 15, 2003
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