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Hanoi Flag Tower, Hanoi
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A prominent 19th-century landmark, Hanoi Flag Tower stands as the most recognizable feature of the city's World Heritage Site, the Hanoi Citadel. King Gia oversaw the building of this tower between 1805 and 1812. It is an iconic attraction because it is one of the only structures in the city that wasn't destroyed in the late 19th-century French invasion. The flag at the top of this attraction stands at 41 m (134 ft) high. When you visit the site, you can climb stairs to the top of the tower and take in views of the city. To visit Hanoi Flag Tower and other attractions in Hanoi, use our Hanoi itinerary builder.
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  • The Hanoi Flag Tower is part of the Vietnam Military History Museum and not the adjacent Citadel of which it is part.It was built in 1812 aas an observation tower and stands 33.4 mters high. 
  • Arrived by Cyclo which was an experience. An interesting place with much history recorded although not everything was clearly explained. Worth a visit 
  • Vietnam Military History Museum was for the place who were interested in Military related treasures. Even the military used helicopters and tanks were displayed. Very interesting. 
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  • One of most beautiful places in Hanoi, located in the old Thang Long citadel
  • Hard to miss in the area here.
  • Remnants of the southern wall of the old Hanoi Citadel. Great photo opportunity here.
  • You have to claim to the tower to see the city :). Nice view.