3 Prisons to explore in Vietnam
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Phu Quoc War Prisoner Prison, or Phu Quoc Communist Prisoner Prison is a prison located in An Thoi town on the southernmost island of Phu Quoc . During the Indochina War, this prison was called the Coconut Tree Prison. This is a central prison prisoner in the Republic of Vietnam, each holding more than 32,000 prisoners
Hỏa Lò Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in French Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. The prison was demolished during the 1990s, although the gatehouse remains as a museum.
Côn Đảo Prison, also Côn Sơn Prison, is a prison on Côn Sơn Island the largest island of the Côn Đảo archipelago in southern Vietnam .today it is in Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province. The prison was built in 1861 by the French colonists to jail those considered especially dangerous to the colonial government. Many of the high-ranking leaders of Vietnam were detained here. It is ranked a special historical relic of national importance by the government of Vietnam.