Dalat, the city of love, attracts not only tourists by its attractive scenery, comfortable weather but also the amount of French architecture, typically an ancient villa. Located 2.5 km south of the city center, Bao Dai Summer Palace is a must-have villa for most travelers.
Where is Bao Dai Summer Palace?
Dalat Palace 3, also known as King Bao Dai Palace is a high-value building of architectural art and preserving many historical imprints. It is located in the romantic scenery of a pine hill at 01 Trieu Viet Vuong street, ward 4, about 2 km southwest of Dalat center.
How to get to Bao Dai Summer Palace?
From Dalat market, you follow Nguyen Van Cu street. Go to Ba Trieu Street, then turn to Tran Phu Street and Le Hong Phong Street. Turn left to see Trieu Viet Vuong street, go straight about 100 meters, look at your right, you will see the signboard to Bao Dai Summer Palace Dalat.
With this prime location, it is very easy for you to find out it, and on the way, you can admire Dalat landscapes such as: Dalat flower garden, Xuan Huong Lake, Hang Nga crazy house, Lam Vien square,…
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History of Bao Dai Palace
The palace was built from 1933 to 1937 under the reign of King Bao Dai, the last king of the Vietnamese feudal dynasty. The palace is designed in European art style and is located in the middle of the pine forest near the Pasteur Institute.
In the past, this villa was built as a retreat place for King Bao Dai and his royal family to escape the heat of summer but after 1950, when the French colony returned to Vietnam, the palace was the king’s office and home. Today, visitors can find it on Trieu Viet Vuong
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So what is there interesting to attracts thousands of visitors here? Let’s take a look!
Coming here, you will be impressed by the hydrangeas garden on both sides of the entrance, and many other flowers are blooming. A peaceful space with green pine forests, and you can not help being surprised by the images of horses on campus.
Inside, you will be overwhelmed by the royal palace with 25 comfortable rooms.
The palace consists of 2 floors. The ground is the king’s workplace. It includes office room, living room and reception room. Upstairs is the living space of the king and his family. The king’s bedroom also has a beautiful balcony called the “vong nguyet lau”, where the king and queen often admire the moonlight.
Each room reflects the characteristics and condition of the owner: the room of the first son was painted yellow and was considered luxurious at the time, the Queen’s room is easily identifiable by feminine touch.
Inside the palace, there are many valuable objects still preserved in good condition. Including a number of sculptures of the royal family, Bao Dai’s life-sized white statue and Khai Dinh’s father’s small yellow and brown painting, King Sihanouk of Cambodia’s picture Angkor Wat’s and a Vietnamese engraved glass map.
And there are many interesting things waiting for you to discover. Come here once to learn and look back on the life of King’s Nguyen Dynasty!
Famous destinations nearby Bao Dai Summer Palace
Hang Nga Crazy House
- Location: 03 Huynh Thuc Khang St, Da Lat city, Lam Dong province
A villa with an extremely strange architecture in Da Lat. Construction began in 1990 and the villa has not been completed yet. One of the extremely unique tourist destinations in Da Lat.
Come here and feel the special features of it!
Xuan Huong lake
- Location: Tran Quoc Toan st, Ward 1, Dalat city, Lam Dong province
Xuan Huong lake is one of the places you should not miss when coming to this beautiful fog city. Want to experience a romantic space, a round of duckling- ride around the lake as well as a sip of coffee to listen to the rhythm of life, come here!
Dalat Flower Garden
- Location: Ba Huyen Thanh Quan St, ward 8, Dalat city, Lam Dong province
Dalat flower garden is known as the kingdom of flowers because of its diversity and variety. Visiting Da Lat city without going to the city flower garden is really a wasteful. Why don’t you drop by here to visit and save yourself the best photos with this unique flower garden?
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