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Address: Trieu Viet Vuong street, near by Crazy house, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00

Preserved almost intact, this is the most popular of the three Bao Dai...

Preserved almost intact, this is the most popular of the three Bao Dai palaces in town; Bao Dai was ousted by Ho Chi Minh in 1945.

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One of Vietnam's rulers

This venue gives an interesting look into the life of one of Vietnam's rulers. The tour shows mostly the living and working spaces of the era ... in some ways very pragmatic and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2015
Monterey, California
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Monterey, California
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

This venue gives an interesting look into the life of one of Vietnam's rulers. The tour shows mostly the living and working spaces of the era ... in some ways very pragmatic and some a little ostentatious.

Thank FreitasRJ
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

As your walking through this historic site .. try to remember it was a time of Royalty ... Try to take in all the past that this represents... Especially the Gardens .. Beautiful Gardens... The whole place is Just awesome to try to comprehend the past it represents...

Thank BobZ9
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

I had heard that this was a must visit in Dalat. To be honest, it is a poorly maintained historical location. The grounds were not kept and there are random merchants throughout the property and a "market" for you to walk through before leaving. When we wanted to walk through the palace, we were instructed to put on shoe covers.... More 

Thank mmluckett
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

I came here with my daughter to show her a palace and instead we found a moth eaten, unmaintained building that had very little of interest to see. The grounds are also poorly maintained, such a waste given the great location and potential.

Thank warrencammack
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

I loved the fact that the house and all the Furniture are Authentic from the time when it was lived in by the last king and his Family, and I love the Art Deco style, so I was in heaven just walking around admiring the pieces of Furniture. But I would have liked to be able to read more information... More 

Thank Ingeborg56
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

This palace is worth a visit! It whispers history of old greatness. The rooms are authentic from when king Bao Dai and this family lived here during the French colonial time in Vietnam. Unfortunately the exhibition lacks good english translation in some of the rooms. But it is still a nice place to visit.

Thank Eivsir K
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

This palace cannot be compared to those grand palaces typically found in Europe. The building, rooms, deco are rather basic, simple in design and architecture. Nevertheless, one has an idea of the living condition of the last king and his royal family. Not a must-visit, but can drop if you have an hour to spare.

Thank LG_Kay
Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

It's a rather sad, deserted place. Like the royal family just left and forgot to return. It must have been beautiful in its day - smart, clean art deco design and a bright inflow of light. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank IntrepidHector
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

We didn't actually intend to go here, just found it when we were riding around looking for the crazy house. It's not really like a palace, kind of musty and old. Its weird because it looks like they do take precautions (make you wear funny sacks around your feet) to keep it clean, but its still not so much a... More 

Thank Prerit2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

I was amused by the art deco style of the place, the palace itself is not particularly special compared to some others but seeing everything in the style of an art deco French or English country house here in the middle of Vietnam was amusing. People or collectors interested in art deco style may see some pieces here that are... More 

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