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The attraction is to stand and take in the lie of the land and experience the site of part of the battle......

If you have read books such as the Last Valley (The best account) Hell in a very small place, or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Me_n_my_rucksack
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Vivid war history...

The war history was so clear with the excellence guide by the staff. The lost was so big for both... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Nguyenle B
via mobile
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“both sides” (2 reviews)
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“trenches” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have read books such as the Last Valley (The best account) Hell in a very small place, or Valley of Death, and want to put flesh on the bones of your knowledge of the battle then it is an absolute must to stand...More

Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The war history was so clear with the excellence guide by the staff. The lost was so big for both sides - the French and the VietMinh. The French just didn’t understand the Vietnamese history and culture...

Thank Nguyenle B
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

You can walk inside the trenches, and you can see the view the Viet Minh would have had. It is really well laid out. Huge bomb crater is a mind blower

Thank Helen R
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Site ans cenetery very well maintained. More thank with a visit even of or is hot.also visite museum cross the streeft.

Thank FrankTerneuzen
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I believe this is a very unique battlefield site. Well maintained trenches and bunkers but there no descriptions to read about them. A few monuments are scattered on the grounds. You can't help but feel the pain and suffering that soldiers from both sides experienced...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

It's so simply , and it cost 15k/ person. You should visit when come to Dien Bien Phu, nice view , see the tunnels, tank...memories

Thank Louis-LVP
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Nothing in English which is disappointing but read up about the battle of Dien Bien Phu on the www before you wander around and you will appreciate the significance of this decisive battle and where you are.

Thank Steve J
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Amazing place. One gets to wonder how the French could not hold such a small hill. Although I guess 55 years ago. the area would have been jungle. Now the Centre of the city. Bunkers and frittata ones amazing

Thank Mjk1945
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Students of military History in Asia will find DBP fascinating. As soon as you leave the aircraft you can see the situation in which the French placed themselves - effectively in the bottom of a bowl as DBP is surrounded by hills. Almost in the...More

1  Thank sydneyite4077
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Vietnamese are not much with historical sites but they have done fairly well with this one. Sandbags are cast in concrete. "Bezels" a French sits under cover. There is no information about the site so be sure to buy the excellent "Dien Bien Phu,...More

Thank JungleSnaps
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