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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
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The Hồ Chi Minh Mausoleum (Vietnamese: Lăng Chủ tịch Hồ Chi Minh) is a large memorial to the Vietnamese leader in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is located in the center of Ba Ðình Square, which is the place where Ho read the Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

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Construction work began on September 2, 1973 and the structure was formally inaugurated on August 29, 1975. The mausoleum was inspired by Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow but incorporates distinct Vietnamese...

A large area is devoted to Ho Chi Minh

In the centre of Hanoi, a large area is devoted to Ho Chi Minh. The centrepiece is a large mausoleum where his embalmed body lies in a bier inside a...

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Dos and Don't's

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum holds the embalmed remains of Ho Chi Minh; this massive granite structure looms over Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi, Vietnam.Had Ho's will been followed, though, the construction of the...

Independence Day

The Hồ Chí Minh Mausoleum (Vietnamese: Lăng Hồ Chí Minh) is a large memorial to Vietnamese independence leader Hồ Chí Minh. It is located in Ba Ðình Square in Hanoi. This is...

One of things that you must do while you are in Hanoi

Visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum can be a little bit hard when in the hot weather (specially in July), the queues to visit this place that holds the embalmed remains of Ho Chi Minh can get quite long and...


We went her with the tour and I have to admit it was freezing, and wet in early Feb. So I would take at least one winter coat for Hanoi. We arrived very early and the coaches and cars were already filling the car...

A must if you are in Hanoi

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is really a must go as he is regarded very much as a father of Vietnam. It is appropriate to go and pay your respects to Ho Chi Minh ( the body is maintained visible in the cool environment)...

A museum unlike any other

This is a fantastic museum which is totally unexpected. You expect to see lots of photographs or memorabilia of Ho Chi Minh but it is not like that. Two floors in total. The first floor showing pictures of Lenin and...

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Location Hanoi
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Properties Historical, Arts and Culture, Architecture, Museums
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