Huu Tiep Lake and the Downed B-52, Hanoi

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See Huu Tiep Lake and the Downed B-52, which together create a bit odd war triumph. Small residential buildings surround the little lake where the wreckage of American aircraft emerges. In 1972, the air defence shot the aircraft, and one part of it fell in this lake. Look a bit closely around the greenish water, and you’ll notice the landing gear wheels. As the wreckage is for many years there, plants have started to grow around it. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Huu Tiep Lake and the Downed B-52 and many more Hanoi attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Hanoi trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • We finally got to see the wreckage and the monument. It is only a short distance from the Mausoleum. The setting is a lovely residential area, with the wreckage in a small lake surrounded by houses an...  more »
  • I am not sure this is worth going out of your way to see, I guess its significant, but it is out of context. Setting is nice, its a quiet back water area of town. Nice café there  more »
  • We walked from our hotel to this site... It's very sombering to see pieces of American aircraft and knowing that the crew probably perished after it was shot down. Don't expect a lot as its pieces of ...  more »
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  • A very strange sight. The wreckage left untouched for all these years, even has a small tree growing on it now. You can walk around the lake. When I was there there was no other tourists and very few people. Small cafe next to it called B52 cafe is the only 'tourist' part of the sight. Worth visiting if you have a chance.
  • Nice little gem and a little hidden away from the main roads. It's hard to see at night (it's not lit up) and therefore hard to appreciate. Try and catch it during daylight.
  • It's a lake with sections of a downed US Boeing B-52 Stratofortress in it. That pretty much sums it up. It is very interesting to see though; the juxtaposition of this war remnant outside an elementary school makes you think about a conflict that ended relatively recently. Also a short walk from the B-52 Victory Museum, so worth the trip if you're already in the area.
  • Historic place to visit a little off the well worn tourist paths
  • Hidden spot with crashed b52 plan. Just a short stop but felt worth a wander around back streets to find (back streets themselves proved a nice walk).
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