Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Located at 8 Hung Vuong street, Dien Bien, Ba Dinh, Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum at Ba Dinh Square is among the most visited attractions in Hanoi. It's the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh, the most iconic and popular leader of Vietnam, known as Uncle Ho. Vietnamese maintained his own body here in a glass case in the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

How Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is unique?

For visitors, a trip Hanoi to Uncle Ho's final resting place may be an experience as it isn't an average attraction. It is a part of an exceptional history. Begin in 1973, the construction of the mausoleum got as the model on Lenin's Mausoleum in Russia. And it opened to the general public in 1975. A granite building meant a fantastic deal for many locals as it ensures that their beloved leader lives on eternally. And security is tight and visitors need to dress with respect and everybody has to put their luggage and cameras prior to get in. Don't permit visitors to stop and maintain the constant queue up like the location is constantly busy. Uncle Ho's remains by Russian.

Therefore, the mausoleum closed normally from October onwards in previous time. And since 2018 the time change from June 15th to August 15th. It is best to recheck with your hotel, tour desk or travel company before visiting. Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Despite the many ups and downs of history as well as the great influence of harsh nature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is still beautiful and dignified, impressing with each visitor. Here are the information about Ho Chi Minh mausoleum that visitors should find out before looking to remember Vietnam special the great leader of the nation during the trip to Hanoi.

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum - the convergence of the essence of architecture and cultural space.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum or Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is the place where Uncle Ho's remains are located, so that the people of the country. Especially the South Vietnamese and foreigners, can visit the beloved father.

Not only the resting place of the great leader of the Vietnamese. The whole landscape in the Uncle Ho's area is the convergence of quintessence on architecture and cultural space of the capital of Hanoi thousand years.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is built in 3 layers with the height of 21.6 m, in which the lower layer is the step level, the middle layer is the corpses and corridors, the stairs up and down, the top layer is the three. From the first steps to Ba Dinh Square, from the far away visitors can see the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum with the words "President Ho Chi Minh" pink rose plum is extremely striking and impressive.

Address Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum was officially started on September 2, 1973, at the position of the old stand between Ba Dinh Square - where Uncle Ho stood before all the people read the "Declaration of Independence" birth in Vietnam. The Democratic Republic and presided over the large rallying ceremonies marking the country's important history.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is located at 25 Hung Vuong, Dien Bien Ward, Ba Dinh District, in the heart of Hanoi. However, visitors who want to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum tour must go from the entrance to the Ho Chi Minh Museum at 19 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh under the guidance of the management of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum or on the line to visit Mausoleum.

How to go to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum?

Being located in the heart of Hanoi, to visit Uncle Ho's mausoleum, visitors can choose different means of transportation such as cars, motorbikes, buses, taxis... depending on their needs and conditions.

- By car, motorbike: visitors go straight Trang Thi street to the fork, turn to Dien Bien Phu. Running down Dien Bien Phu Street is to Ba Dinh Square.

Here, visitors can send the car at two addresses: Ong Ich Khiem - opposite the Commander tomb and No. 19 Ngoc Ha Street - entrance to the Ho Chi Minh Museum, then walk into the entrance to the mausoleum. Uncle.

- By bus: There are many bus routes stop near Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum which tourists can refer to to save travel costs as well as enjoy watching the streets of Hanoi.

Opening hours

According to all need to know before traveling to Hanoi, not only the big holidays but all morning except Monday and Friday, Uncle Ho is always open for visitors to visit. On the 19th of May, the date of September 2, which coincides with Monday or Friday, the tomb is still open for normal sightseeing.

Hot season (from 01 April to 31 October):

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Thursdays: from 7:30 to 10:30.
  • Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm

The cold season (from November 1 to March 31 of the following year): From 8:00 to 11:00.

Schedule to visit Uncle Ho's mausoleum

After sending the car from Ho Chi Minh Museum entrance, visitors will follow the stream at Uncle Ho's mausoleum or as directed by the tour guide. Before visiting, visitors must send items, including telephone, video recording equipment because the tomb is not allowed to take pictures or film.

Follow the stream, the first destination visitors will be admired Ba Dinh Square. Here, the guards will be dedicated to guide each group one to visit the tomb. If you go on the holiday at weekend. Visitors have to wait a bit long because the number of people to Uncle Ho very crowded. In contrast to ordinary days, visitors usually do not take time to wait.

After visiting the area inside Uncle Ho's mausoleum, visitors follow the directions out, along the way will lead to Chairman and Uncle Ho fish ponds - the top tourist sites in Hanoi are tourists in and out of country favorites.

At this time visitor are not only free to visit, explore the natural beauty, record the memorable memories but also free to watch the fish swim to swim and hear the guide introduces many interesting things. Uncle Ho fish pond.

From the stilt house. Visitors continue to follow the guidance of the management of the tomb to the Ho Chi Minh Museum. This is one of the largest museums in Vietnam. Where holds and exhibits valuable artifacts about Ho Chi Minh's life and people.

On the way, visitors will stop and visit the One Pillar Pagoda. The temple established by the Asian Records Foundation is the most unique pagoda architecture. The unique architecture of the One Pillar Pagoda is that the entire temple is located on a stone pillar. If we look from afar as the lotus rose from the water, extremely impressive.

One Pillar Pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in Vietnam.

Some things to note when visiting Uncle Ho's Mausoleum

When visiting Uncle Ho's, visitors should choose the clothes polite, serious. Absolutely not dressing too short or open. Because if the clothes are not reflective, not the rules will not visit the tomb.

In addition, visitors should pay attention to keep order, not make noise, always line up in the right order. Because this is dignified, courtesy. Guests should not bring food or drink, jewelry or metalware as these items are not allowed.

Especially, Uncle Ho's mausoleum does not allow children under 3 to visit. If you have children under 3, you need to pay attention to travel Hanoi is smooth and convenient.

Referring to information about the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum in detail above. That why it's one of the top Hanoi sightseeing tours and Hope visitors will understand more interesting information about the resting place of the great leader Ho Chi Minh. Especially, visitors have a firm grasp of the regulations, schedule as well as the specific opening time to visit Uncle Ho's mausoleum in Hanoi tour more complete, memorable.

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