Đống Đa District

Đống Đa is one of the four original urban districts of , the capital city of . The district is named after the Đống Đa Mound, where the Battle of Ngọc Hồi-Đống Đa between Tây-Sơn and the Manchu Qing army ended.

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The President is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader & President Ho Chi Minh in , . is situated 3 km north of Đống Đa District. Photo: Gregor Dodson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Park
The Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long is a complex of historic imperial buildings located in the centre of , . is situated 3 km northeast of Đống Đa District. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Park
Văn Miếu is a in , northern . is situated 2 km northeast of Đống Đa District. Photo: Chuoibk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Hỏa Lò Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in French Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. is situated 2½ km northeast of Đống Đa District. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

, the capital of and its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French je ne sais quoi from its colonial past. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

Town
Ba Đình is an urban district of , the capital city of . is situated 2½ km north of Đống Đa District. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Town
is an urban district of , the capital city of . is situated 3 km east of Đống Đa District. Photo: Guerinf, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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