Reunification Palace is a restored five-floor tribute to the 1960s; situated in the front gardens is a replica of tank #843 that crashed through the gate when the war ended, whilst the basement is filled with vintage phones, radios and office equipment
Visit the Chu Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong guerillas as hiding places during combat - they also served as supply routes, hospitals and living quarters and have been made larger to accommodate western visitors
Direct flights to Ho Chi Minh with Vietnam Airlines from London Gatwick. British Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and Hong Kong. Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok. Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific from London Heathrow to Hong Kong. Emirates to Ho Chi Minh, (via Dubai) from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow.
Air France to Ho Chi Minh, (via Paris) from London Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. Onward connecting flights to Ho Chi Minh with: Thai Airways from Bangkok. Vietnam Airlines from Bangkok and Hong Kong. Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong.
From London Heathrow to Ho Chi Minh: 12 hours, 35 minutes. London Heathrow to Bangkok: 11 hours, 40 minutes. From London Heathrow to Hong Kong: 11 hours, 55 minutes. London Heathrow to Dubai: 6 hours, 50 minutes. From London Heathrow to Paris: 1 hour 20 minutes.
Onward connecting flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh: 1 hour, 30 minutes.
From Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh: 2 hours, 40 minutes.
From Dubai to Ho Chi Minh: 7 hours, 30 minutes.
Onward long haul flight from Paris to Ho Chi Minh: 12 hours, 10 minutes.
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