A three-story medical safe house carved into the side of a cave, Hospital Cave was once a secret stronghold during the American-Vietnam War. Located in thick foliage nearing the entrance to the national park, the bomb-proof hospital represents an impressive feat of engineering, with a labyrinth of treatment rooms, offices, ammunition rooms, and even a small theater and swimming pool. Amble your way through empty, eery hallways, which served as home to many of the National Liberation Front or Vietcong from the hospital's completion in 1963 until 1975. You can hire a guide to take you through the hospital, then grab some local cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Arrange to visit Hospital Cave and other attractions in Hai Phong using our Hai Phong day trip app.
Hospital Cave reviews
Not so impressive - looks more like a big bunker with a few neglected props in it. You can surely skip this one.
Not so impressive - looks more like a big bunker with a few neglected props in it. You can surely skip this one. more »
Interesting place where you can see how the soldiers were hiding and hospitalized during the war against US. Recommended
Interesting place where you can see how the soldiers were hiding and hospitalized during the war against US. Recommended more »
Such an unusual excursion shows the length and possibilities that can be taken to ensure safety and refuge for hospital. It’s a largely concrete structure formed within the depths of a massive cave in effectively untouched nature. Easiest way to get there is via taxi or hiring moped, small parking area for bikes is available. It is only a short walk and climb of stairs to get to the attraction from the ticket office.
This cave was used as a hospital bunker for wounded soldiers during the American Vietnam war. Entrance fee of $40,000 Dong per person is collected near the scooter parking. The entrance has a steep but short set of stairs to climb. Upon entering the cave you will be self guided around several different rooms which are named according to their usage in the war. There is really no other information provided besides the room names and several plaster models depicting soldiers. I found this sight to be very interesting and even a little spooky. I wish there was more information about the history of this area. Worth a visit in my opinion.
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