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Hanoi Botanical Garden

3 Hoàng Hoa Thám, Ngọc Hồ, Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam

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About Hanoi Botanical Garden

This is not a Botanical Garden but a lush green park in the city center. The park was established in 1890 by the French and originally stretched over 33 hectares, but has since been squeezed to a mere 10 to make room for development.


Attractions near Hanoi Botanical Garden

Presidential Palace0.35km from Hanoi Botanical Garden

Built between 1900 and 1906 to house the French Governor-General of Indochina. The yellow palace stands behind wrought iron gates flanked by sentry boxes, the only visual cues that it is located in Vietnam at all are mango trees growing on the grounds. The palace is not open to the public, but visitors can walk around the grounds for a fee.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum0.53km from Hanoi Botanical Garden

Resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader & President Ho Chi Minh.

Ho Chi Minh Museum0.54km from Hanoi Botanical Garden

Dedicated to the late Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam's revolutionary struggle against foreign powers. The museum documents Ho Chi Minh's life, with 8 chronological exhibitions.

One Pillar Pagoda0.55km from Hanoi Botanical Garden

One of Vietnam's two most iconic temples. The temple is built of wood on a single stone pillar 1.25 m in diameter and 4 m in height, and it is designed to resemble a lotus blossom, a Buddhist symbol of purity. The emperor Lý Thái Tông constructed the temple in 1049, in gratitude for having a son.

Quan Thanh Temple0.59km from Hanoi Botanical Garden

Dated to the 11th century, this Taoist temple was dedicated to Xuan Wu, one of the principal deities in Taoism. It is one of the Four Sacred Temples that were built in four directions to protect Hanoi from malevolent spirits.

B52 Victory Museum0.78km from Hanoi Botanical Garden

The museum displays the history of the Vietnamese revolution, the First Indochina War, the Vietnam War, Operations Rolling Thunder, Linebacker and Linebacker II, and the air defense of Hanoi. The outdoor displays include the wreckage of a B-52D or G Stratofortress.

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Capital and second largest city of Vietnam.