The seven residences of King Bao Dai, the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty, have become highly popular tourist destinations, attracting large numbers of both local and international guests.
The Bao Dai Villa in Haiphong City, built in 1928 with octagonal French architecture, overlooks the city from its 40-metre-high perch and is blessed with a spectacular panoramic view of the surrounding vicinity.
The Palace I in Da Lat City, built in the middle of a pine forest, is of poetic beauty located on a hill at an altitude of 1,550 metres above sea level.
The Palace II in Da Lat City, a magnificent castle having 25 luxury furnished rooms, built from 1933 to 1937, spans 26 hectares, including the mansion area of 10 hectares and 16 hectares of grounds.
The Palace III in Da Lat City is a beautiful and elegant mansion some 1,539 metres above sea level where King Bao Dai stayed every summer. It retains almost all of its original structure.
The White Palace, of late 19th century European style located in Vung Tau City overlooks a beach and is surrounded by forest on three sides. This is where King Bao Dai and Queen Nam Phuong relaxed at weekends.
The Cau Da Villa in Nha Trang City, built originally in 1923 as accommodation for oceangoers, is a cluster style mansion of French colonial architecture. It is a place where King Bao Dai and Queen Nam Phuong enjoyed their holidays.
The grounds of the Bao Dai Palace in the city of Buon Ma Thuot, originally built as a French government office, cover seven hectares with many monuments and trees over 100 years old. It has since been rebuilt in ethnic Ede style.