Introduction
  • Introduction

    The Independence Palace was declared to be a National Cultural and Historical Relic in 1976 (in 77A/VHQD Decision dated June 25th, 1976 by the Minister of Culture) and designated as one of the very first ten National Special Relics in August 2009 (1272/QD-TTg Decision dated August 12th, 2009 by Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam)
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  • History

    In 1858, French Colonialists opened fire to attack Da Nang starting a war to invade Vietnam. In 1867, the French completely occupied six provinces of the South (Bien Hoa, Gia Dinh, Dinh Tuong, Vinh Long, An Giang, Ha Tien). In 1868, the French Government started to have designed and built at the center of Saigon a palace used as the Governor General's Palace and named it NORODOM's Palace.
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  • Architecture

    The Independence Palace is a unique architectural work by Architect NGO VIET THU. The construction was begun in 1962 and completed in 1966.
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  • Newly redesigned tour plan

    New face of the Independence Palace Cultural - Historic Site
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