Cay Dua Prison

Posted at: WEDnesday - 13/10/2010 21:49 - post name: quangvinh


On the Northern sea, 30 km fr0m Duong Dong market is a 20-hectare squares prison built by French colonial forces to jail Vietnamese patriots and those against them.

In 1956, Ngo Dinh Diem’s administration rebuilt and made it  “ The major reeducation camp Cau Dua”.

In 1967, they built a prison to jail communist patriots.

Among 40,000 prisoners, 4,000 died there.

There is a war memorial with statues and a small museum.

On Oct 12, 1993, Cau Dua prison was declared to be a National Historical Cultural Heritage.

Visiting hours: 7:30- 11AM…… 1PM-5PM.

Everyday except Mondays.Tel: 84 77 38 46 331




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