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This building is really worth the price of admission. A colonial era building erected as a beachside residence for the emperor Bao Dai. Sited up un the slopes of the large hill at the end of the beach, it catches the sea breeze and offers...More
We visited the White Palace around midday, it was a hot day and there was a nice breeze coming through the open windows. The White Palace was built for the French Governor and would have been a truly luxurious mansion in its prime. However it...More
This place used to be fit for a king and it's surrounded by beautiful gardens. The display inside this building is well preserved. It ranges from furniture right down to small trinkets.
However, I think the highlight of this place is the scenery. The palace...More
There is an admission fee for this musuem.
The white palace used to be a place of retreat for the former french colonist governor.
There is very little explanation of the exhibits or information in English.
There is a well-known artist doing face portraits for...More
The palace is a the witness of splendid times of Vietnam. Although the building is looking tired from outside, it is well maintained inside. The original furniture and the interior arrangements dating back to the times when Vietnamese kings were residing there. Moreover, the beautiful...More
This site includes no information at all in English about the history of this place, and my hunch is that almost none is given in Vietnamese, either, given the fact that historical signs regarding classic French architecture in this country are virtually non-existent.
Great location and easy access from the highway along the peninsula. As a reference point it is nearby the gondola chair lift at Ho May & Ecotour park. The grounds are pretty amazing with old cannons and really impressed with the shipwreck artifacts. Some displays...More