Ho Chi Minh Stilt House: While the Palace remains strictly off-limits to visitors, the expansive garden and pound at the rear of the Palace is wide open. A 300-foot path called “Mango Alley” leads from the visitors’ entrance, around a carp pond, to the stilt house that housed Ho Chi Minh from 1958 to his death in 1969
The humbly decorated Ho Chi Minh Stilt House is one of the many beautiful Hanoi Tourist Sights. The Stilt house is a small 2 story house built of wood next to the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, the stilt house is where the President Ho Chi Minh spent the last years of his lifetime.
The Ho Chi Minh Stilt house is where President Ho Chi Minh lived. The house is composed of 2 floors, very humble and simple place, just a couple of rooms where Ho Chi Minh was resting and studying. walking inside the house is forbidden but visitors are allowed to take photo and walk around the house.
Because President Ho loved fishing, then he ordered to built a fish pound next to the Ho Chi Minh Stilt house, however, Ho Chi Minh lived in the house from 1958 to 1969, where in addition to tending to his political duties, he watered his garden and fed the carp in his fishpond.
Address: Ba Dinh Square and behind the Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum
Entrance fee: 20,000 VND
Opening hours: 08:00 to 11:00 AM and 13/;30 t0 16:30 – Closed on Mondays