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Quang Tri Citadel

Quang Tri Town, Vietnam
+84 93 489 78 02
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Quang Tri is a city in Quang Tri Province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It is second of two municipalities in the province after the provincial capital Đong Ha. During the Vietnam War, when the province was the South's border with North Vietnam, it suffered a major attack in the January 1968 Tet Offensive and it was the only South Vietnamese provincial capital to be captured by th
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“their lives” (2 reviews)
“museum” (4 reviews)
“town” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Quang Tri Town, Vietnam
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+84 93 489 78 02
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

The 200 year old citadel was totally destroyed alongwith the Quang Tri town when american forces carpet bombed the town. Now, across the moat and the old entrance gate lies a beautiful garden and a memorial to those who sacrificed their lives for freedom from...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The grounds of the old citadel and visiting the museum is worth the little stop and detour. In Europe, people visit the remnants of war ghettos and concentration camps. In Vietnam, the utter and senseless destruction of the old citadel, with an 81 day siege...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Citadel by itself was rather destroyed and no much thing left... even the entrance bridge & gate were rebuilt However the museum inside worth a short stop and visit - with good show of pictures to measure the intensity of the fights in the area......More

Thank BLshanghai
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

If you are an enthusiast and love history, you shouldn't ignore this location when traveling to Quang Tri. It is located in the center of Quang Tri Town and to display the artifacts of heroic martyrs during the American and Vietnamese war. It would be...More

Thank Love P
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

On the way driving home from Hoi An to Hanoi, our family visited Quang Tri Citadel.This historic spot is situated on the bank of Thach Han river. Built in 1809, this site became the tomb of tens of thousands of Vietnamese soldiers during the US...More

Thank Joy C
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Quite a lot of history here. Very old location, with the Vietnamese dynasty in 1600s, then the French in the 1880s. The museum is very good, with lots of photos and explanations of the fierce fighting that occurred between the North and the South. July...More

Thank SirandMommie
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

I think this It is near the DMZ and mine centre so you may as well visit. Not a lot to see but the ever present vendor will have something for sale including refreshments

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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

This is no longer a citadel. So many anonymous soldiers sacrificed their lives to protect the citadel that today they turned it into a memorial place. The museum is next to the worship place, and information about the war is revealed there.

Thank hoahip144
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