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Lenin Statue, Hanoi

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Visit Lenin Statue to learn about the Bolshevik history. Erected in 1980, the stone sculpture honors the Russian politician Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov better known to the world as Lenin. See the gift of USSR to Vietnam and learn what hides behind the stone cold face of a revolutionary. Take a break at the park surround the statue and observe the locals having fun next to a statue of a man who changed the course of history. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Hanoi holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lenin Statue and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • September 24, 2017
    It was a surprise to see Lenin statue in Hanoi :) You can expect to see Lenin statues in post-Soviet republics but not in Vietnam. therefore it was a surprise for me. The statue is well preserved. I g...  more »
  • September 19, 2017
    Huge statue! Enormous passive park area with some beach seating across the street from the military museum of Hanoi. Large open space probably used for celebrating special outdoor events.  more »
  • September 9, 2017
    Passed by the statue yesterday on the way to the Military History Museum. Vietnam has been a communist country for many years and they have had a close relationship with Russia for many years and the ...  more »

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