Vietnamese T-54 Ho-Chi-Minh-City
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team 11E
N 10° 46.687 E 106° 41.736
48P E 685396 N 1191959
Quick Description: T-54 at Reunification palace
Location: Vietnam
Date Posted: 3/31/2012 8:33:19 AM
Waymark Code: WME3YQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 7

Long Description:
At the reunification palace two Vietnamese tanks are on display here. According to the signs this were the first tanks to enter the palace compounds.This one has the factorynumber 5903E019, probably a Soviet built T-54. Tactical number painted on the turret is ''843'' but it could be that it is not the original turret number. Since there is also a ''843'' preserved in a museum in Hanoi. According to the signs this tank was the first to enter the premises of the palace. But which ''843''...?
Location restrictions:
Open Hours: Daily from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The ticket window closes daily between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The palace closes sporadically for special events and visits from VIPs.
Entrance Fee: 75 cents.


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