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A bit far from everything else

I walked to the Lenin Statue from the Old Quarter. It was a very nice walk but maybe taking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jesswong555
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New York City, New York
found this by accident as walking around

very impressive tribute to Lenin. park by side of the road. again found this by accident as walking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grampsxpress
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Perth, Australia
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This Lenin statue in a park at Nguyen Thai Hoc avenue is one of the few remains I saw of a recent communist past here in Vietnam. Now it seems Sony neon advertising are prefered to those old sovietic symbols... the signs of the times!
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  • Very good33%
  • Average41%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked to the Lenin Statue from the Old Quarter. It was a very nice walk but maybe taking transportation may be better!

Thank jesswong555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very impressive tribute to Lenin. park by side of the road. again found this by accident as walking to another destination. was not game to cross the road for closer look due to traffic!

Thank grampsxpress
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Good photo opportunity of Lenin. Though we don't share the same ideology, this is part of Vietnam's history. Nearby park is lovely and green and worth a walk through but be prepared as you may be approached by local vendors selling fruits and local wares....More

Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Whilst some have criticised Lenin in their TA reviews, I disagree because such would be dismissive of his part in history. We can not re-write history, just learn from it. The statue is impressive in usual form. The park in which it sits offers a...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Politics aside, and don't forget where you are. Easily accessible to the side of Điện Biên Phủ and opposite the Flag Tower (of which you get a lovely view from here). Backs on to the peaceful (albeit average) Lenin Park.

Thank PierreMalmaison
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Statue to honour a mass murderer ? Walk farther up the road. You might find one for Stalin and Polpot as well. Shameful..... Enough to see this, the city has no decency.

1  Thank DRLuxury
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

You'll pass it on the way to all the HCM stuff so you don't need to go out of your way to get there. What to say, it's a big statue of Lenin, does what it says on the tin. Nice

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Across the road from the Military History Museum. Worth the 5-10 mins to get across the road and back to get up close with one of the dynamic political figures whose thoughts still have influence on Vietnam and definitely changed the world over the past...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Was not expecting to see this. Nice to look at and take a pic. But nothing else will only be a 3 star. Opposite the military museum

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 29 December 2016

"I loved and admired Lenin because he was a great patriot who liberated his compatriots". So wrote Ho Chi Minh in his memoirs, Ho Chi Minh, who met Lenin when he went to Moscow in 1923, was to go on and introduce Communism to Vietnam,...More

1  Thank David B
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