Van Phuc is situated on the bank of Nhue River, 10km from Hanoi on the southwest motorway. The village is in the centre of Ha Dong Town, Ha Tay Province, and the biggest silk production village in Vietnam. The sound of looms has filled Van Phuc for a thousand years, and is a touching sound to villagers when returning from far away.
Thay Pagoda, alias Thien Phuc Tu Pagoda, was built in the 11th century during the reign of King Ly Nhan Tong. At first, it was a small pagoda managed by Priest Tu Dao Hanh. The pagoda was initially built according to Sino-Vietnamese character TamÂ - this character is formed by 3 hyphens parallel to each other.
The mausoleum is the last resting place of Ho Chi Minh. It is a symbol of gratitude and respect of Vietnamese people for president Ho Chi Minh.
Construction work began on September 2, 1973 and the structure was formally inaugurated on August 29, 1975.
The Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi is the preserver of everything memorable related to the great revolutionist, Ho Chi Minh. The Museum consists of five extensive floors and was inaugurated on 2nd September, 1990, celebrating the 100th birthday occasion of the beloved President.
Situated in the large garden behind the Presidential Palace, Uncle Ho's stilt house situated between the idyllic small canopy, gravel driveway, flanked by mango trees, hibiscus fence surrounding the house, with the entrance to the interwoven twigs. It is the home of Uncle Ho lived and worked from 5/17/1958 until he died.