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Part of our tour of duties in Vietnam ..a place to go when in Dien Bien Fu for an historical trip... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Be aware the Bunker is closed for lunch from 11 to 1.30 daily. We arrived just as they were... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Gabrielle H
Cabarita Beach, Australia
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Nguyen Huu Tho, Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Part of our tour of duties in Vietnam ..a place to go when in Dien Bien Fu for an historical trip ...

Thank EdgardGM
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

No info sadly and really nothing to see. However if you are aware of the history of this place then it is worth a visit.

Thank Dominic P
Reviewed March 28, 2018

As with so many wartime relics and museums the actual existance of this "attraction" is due to the fact that it can serve as a focal point for Vietnamese Political nationalism and has propoganda power. The bunker is indeed the HQ of Colonel de Castries...More

Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
Reviewed March 25, 2018

chilling to think that these command bunkers for one of the biggest land battles of the Vietnam war are now just outside the city , I went there to see the battlefields and have been back 3 times now and have found new things each...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Good to learn abit about our history. But it was small. Just need about 30 min maximum here, no more.

Thank Ngocdung0607
Reviewed December 19, 2017

just something for the history of the place, and it seems that the French army didn't understand much of the Vietnamese culture and commitment to reach independence from colonial powers.

Thank Gerd F
Reviewed December 16, 2017

You can just imagine being hunkered down in here with the Viet Minh firing on you. The rooms inside are pretty big. Makes the history real

Thank HelenR1812
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Seems to be well maintained. Admission is very inexpensive at 15,000 VND. There are no displays or information provided either in Vietnamese or English to learn something. It takes less than 5 minutes to see.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Be aware the Bunker is closed for lunch from 11 to 1.30 daily. We arrived just as they were padlocking the gate. Easy enough to find.

Thank Gabrielle H
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Hard to imagine why this commander was so far from his troops and how he was protected from the mass of Vietcong who swamped the area Well,preserve relic and vertsinlynworth the effort sped spite the masses of Vietnamese with flags. visiting the site

Thank Mjk1945
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January 28, 2016|
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Response from Yves B | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was a small entrance fee.