The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum holds the embalmed remains of Ho Chi Minh, who is the Prime Minister (1945–1955) and President (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). In short speaking, Ho Chi Minh is the person on these banknotes:
He was a key figure in the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945 at the Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi as well as the People’s Army of Vietnam and the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.
The Chairman Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (Lăng Chủ tịch Hồ Chí Minh) is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a large building located in the center of Ba Dinh Square, where Ho, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969, read the Declaration of Independence on 2 September 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. It is also known as Ba Đình Mausoleum (Lăng Ba Đình) and is open to the public.
The Ho Chi Minh President’s visit
- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is open 5 days a week
- For these special visiting day, the mausoleum is still open even if it’s on Monday or Sunday
- January 1 (the Lunar New Year)
- May 1
- May 19
- September 2
- The mausoleum closes to do a renovation work once a year on 2 months: October and November.
|Hot Season (April 1 to October 31)|
|Monday||07:30 to 10:30|
|Tuesday||07:30 to 10:30|
|Wendesday||07:30 to 10:30|
|Thursday||07:30 to 10:30|
|Friday||07:30 to 10:30|
|Saturday||07:30 to 11:00|
|Sunday||07:30 to 11:00|
|Holidays||07:30 to 11:00|
|Cold Season (November 1 to March 31)|
|Monday||08:00 to 11:00|
|Tuesday||08:00 to 11:00|
|Wendesday||08:00 to 11:00|
|Thursday||08:00 to 11:00|
|Friday||08:00 to 11:00|
|Saturday||08:00 to 11:30|
|Sunday||08:00 to 11:30|
|Holidays||08:00 to 11:30|
the mausoleum does not charge entrance fees and visitors are required to follow requirements such as dressing properly, not carrying cameras, cell phones with the function of shooting, taking pictures, turning off the phone, not carrying food and drink in the mausoleum.
- Need to drop the bags at the entry.
- Baby (under 3 years old) is not allow to visit in.
The address of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is 2 Hùng Vương, Điện Bàn, Ba Đình, Hanoi, Vietnam.
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