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Battle of Long Tan Cross, Vung Tau
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Learn about the Battle of Long Tan from the Vietnam War by visiting Battle of Long Tan Cross. The confrontation happened between the 6 Royal Australian Regiment and Vietnamese communist troops. Visit the site that commemorates the Australian victory and its loss at the same time. Listen to the stories and the memories surrounding the memorial, and leave some flowers to pay respects to the fallen soldiers. Consider hiring a guide, since it can be tricky to find the site. Put Battle of Long Tan Cross and other Vung Tau attractions into our Vung Tau tourist route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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Thanks to our guide Tu Tu for a fascinating tour of Nui Dat and The Long Tan cross. She had old photos of Nui Dat during the war. At the cross she held a short memorial for those killed or injured on ... read more »
This memorial is on private land and a permit is needed to visit. A very solemn place commemorating losses to both the Australians & Vietnamese. A must to visit but please be respectful in manner and ... read more »
As my dad has told me, if locals stopped stealing the plaque from the centre of the cross (they get money from the metal), the cross would be a lot more attractive. Still a very worthwhile trip to go ... read more »
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