Truc Bach Lake is the site where the United States naval aviator and later Senator John McCain parachuted down during the Vietnam War after being shot by an anti-aircraft missile. There is a monument commemorating the event.
Trúc Bạch Lake and Nearby Attractions on Map
Huong Pagoda(1.8 km)
70 kms to the south of Hanoi, Huong Pagoda is a sprawling complex of Buddhist temples and shrines in the Huong Tich limestone mountains that form a pilgrimage site for the Vietnamese.
Hanoi Citadel(1 km)
The central Citadel of Hanoi was the former residence of Vietnamese monarchs dating back to 1010 AD when the city was known as Thăng Long.
Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts(1.7 km)
The National Museum of Fine Arts is Vietnam's primary art museum, exhibiting works from various historical periods to the present day.
Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House(0.8 km)
Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House, where the Vietminh leader lived from 1958 to his death in 1969, stands on the grounds of the Presidential Palace.
Museum of the Vietnamese Revolution(3.1 km)
The Museum of Revolution presents an account of the national liberation movements of the Vietnamese against French occupation from 1858 to 1945, the subsequent establishment of the Communist Government and victory in the American War which lasted from 1954 to 1975, and the social construction of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam from 1976 to the present day.
National Museum of Vietnamese History(3.2 km)
The National Museum of Vietnamese History has over 200,000 exhibits tracing the evolution of the country from prehistoric times to its establishment as a Republic.
Vietnamese Women's Museum(2.8 km)
The Vietnamese Women's Museum highlights the role played by women in the history of the country and their contribution to the development of the nation.
Lenin Park(1.6 km)
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