The Flag Tower, Hue

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#11 of 19 in Historic Sites in Hue
A symbolic landmark of Hanoi, view the monumental The Flag Tower as it sits in the center of the city. Built nearly 200 years ago, amble around the towers structures containing its original features. The highlight is being able to climb the towers stairs 33m and bask in the panoramic views of Hanoi. The tower is situated near the Citadel, which makes the area perfect to view more ancient architecture. Work out when and for how long to visit The Flag Tower and other Hue attractions using our handy Hue itinerary maker.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Every city wants to have its big flag floating somewhere and Hue has its owns. It is impressive and you can see it from everywhere so you are sure not to miss it during your stay  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    It is a huge flag Tower before the Royal Palace of hue. Once it was wooden, but now being rebuilt. It is a monument to Viet Nam's modern history.
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  • August 6, 2017
    This object is located in front of the imperial city gate. A big Vietnamese flag is hanging at the pole of which the base is gigantic. Take a quick look and some photos before/after you enter the cita...  more »

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