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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
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
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
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.
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
Response from sofiar2428 | Reviewed this property |
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
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 and it is free entrance.