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Highway 46, 5km, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
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Reviewed today

The awful conditions that the prisoners were held in and the torture that they endured was horrendous. And it wasn't that long ago!!

Thank chigago
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped here during a trip. There are photographs of ex prisoners and of some of the punishment that used to handed out which is difficult to comprehend how anyone could endure this. The accommodation huts in the concentration camp with mannequins as prisoners is quite...More

Thank 366lizzieh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was free and took about 30mins to walk through. Quite shocking but definitely worth of visiting. It was easy to arrive with a motorbike. Went to Sao beach and pagoda as well.

Thank anngenova
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is sobering to think that a country seems to be so at ease about horrendous brutality which happened such a short time ago. Many of the people involved must still be alive. The signs talk about a American puppet regime and ‘the enemy’ doing...More

Thank ClareFC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if on the island. Heart-wrenching to see what the Vietnamese prisoners of war went through, but through the visitors learning about the war at this prison, the hope would be not to repeat the mistakes of the past. Glad we went...More

Thank loopylass121
Reviewed 5 days ago

Experience the situation in Prison. Those days are coconut plantation area. Now become the Prison Museum.Going thru Camp 17 there is a tunnel for exit whereby prisoner try to escape.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little macabre and morbid, however it is thought provoking and free to enter and work going to.

Thank markbK1313XM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way to Bai Sao beach as I read a lot about the place before. It's part of the Vietnamese history, definitely worth to see, but I expected little more.

Thank marketd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s worth a visit. It won’t take long to look through. There is some pictures and a description of the prison when it housed North Vietnamese prisoners and an outdoor area where you see what the actual prison looked. Not an uplifting experience but interesting.

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must admit I was not over keen on going but there is so much emotion with all that went on. I can’t say I understand how humans can be so evil but it’s important to keep this memory for the world to see

Thank Roger1giles
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Cristian11191986
April 21, 2018|
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Response from sofiar2428 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Christian! Fingernails island was nice, but the beach area very small and also small area for snorkeling. Gam Ghi Island is much better for snorkeling. Did not visit Pagada, but coconut prison you can visit on your own... More
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Vandana T
February 14, 2018|
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I think it’s open every day without exception. No fees. You can wander around by yourself when and where you want.
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AdelaideAnn
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Winnie M | Reviewed this property |
It might be better to use a wheelchair because the prison is quite big and there are stairs that lead into each cabin.
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