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Make sure you dress appropriately, ladies shoulders covered to show respect or the police may stop you entering the grounds. We didn't get in to see Ho Chi Minh but impressive from the outside and all round the grounds. Saw them changing the guards .
The mausoleum was shut as it is open only for 2 months a year though other areas were open for visit
Please choose a cloudy day to visit as considerable walk is involved and it can get quite hot in the sun.
Do not miss this excursion! It is a very interesting place to visit. You will lean a lot about Ho Chi Minh, a great person who did a lot for Vietnam. His way of life was also very interesting and you will discover it during...More
There is always a very long queue to get into the mausoleum except if you are a diplomat Oreo and had booked an appointment but it is worth every minute you spend waiting. This is totally free and the queue is quite quick.