Hoa Lo Prison

Address: 1 Hoa Lo Street

Opening: 8:00 – 17:00

Price: 30.000 VND

Stops: Next to Police Museum, near the traffic light

On Hai Ba Trung Street, next to the modern and busy Hanoi Tower is the notorious prison complex called Hoa Lo.

The prison was built by French colonialists in 1896 to house Vietnamese political prisoners and later used by Vietnam to keep US prisoners of war