Presidential Palace and Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts

Just to the north of Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum sits the presidential palace, appropriated from the French after they were routed and which you can't enter, and Ho Chi Minh's bungalow, often referred to as his House on Stilts.

Set in a stretch of mango tree-filled parkland around a small pond, this is a refreshing spot to take a wander around. Built of polished wood, Ho Chi Minh's bungalow has a light and airy feel, or as the brochure reads Uncle Ho's House on Stilts is a symbol of his simplicity and gentleness. There are only some rooms here, but all of them are full of wind, light and fragrance from the garden... There's also a display of the first president's collection of 'used cars'.

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More about things to do & see in Hanoi :

Ho Chi Minh Complex

Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum

Presidential Palace & House on Stilts

One Pillar Pagoda

Ho Chi Minh Museum

St Joseph's Cathedral

Military History Museum

National Fine Arts Museum

Hoan Kiem Lake

West Lake

Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton)

Museum of the Revolution

Ancient House at 87 Ma May St

Long Bien and Chuong Duong Bridges

Museum of Ethnography

The Vietnamese Women's Museum

Water Puppet Theatre

Hanoi Opera House

Botanical Gardens

Thu Le Park and Zoo

Co Loa Citadel

Ba Vi National Park

Perfume Pagoda

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