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Reunification Palace

History

The Reunification Palace is formerly known as the Independence Palace was built in 1966 on the site of former Norodom Palace and was designed by architect Ngo Viet Thu. Located in Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam, the palace served as the abode and workplace of President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

The Reunification Palace – a milestone in the history of Vietnam is known for its splendid architecture style of 1960’s. Some of the popular structures of the palace include conference rooms, the presidential receiving room, basement tunnels, war rooms, telecommunication centre, residential quarters and rear terrace with a helipad.

Retaining the original structure, the Palace has maintained its old world charm. A must watch are the communication equipment, literature and stationery tools put on display at the war room. In addition the basement maze, numerous tunnels and telecommunication centre add to the charm of this palace.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Reunification Palace is from December to January.

Trivia

Apprise yourself with the events of Vietnam War that are narrated in the half-an-hour promotional movie being showed at the Reunification Palace events.

Timing

The Palace is open to the public seven days a week from morning 7:30 am to 11:30 am and then again at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the evening.


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