Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison

Another night tour of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison has made debut, taking visitors on a rollercoaster ride of emotions.

Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison

The tours tell the story of the prison, once called 'hell on earth'. Photos: VNA

Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison
The first Hoa Lo night tour kicked off in July, called 'Sacred Night - Glorious Vietnamese Spirit'.
Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison

The journey backwards in time takes visitors through the main gate to dark cells, a tropical almond tree, a guillotine, a monument, and blocks for male prisoners, female prisoners, and political prisoners.

Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison
The journey backwards in time takes visitors through the main gate to dark cells, a tropical almond tree, a guillotine, a monument, and blocks for male prisoners, female prisoners, and political prisoners.
Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison

The journey backwards in time takes visitors through the main gate to dark cells, a tropical almond tree, a guillotine, a monument, and blocks for male prisoners, female prisoners, and political prisoners. Photos: VNA

Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison
The journey backwards in time takes visitors through the main gate to dark cells, a tropical almond tree, a guillotine, a monument, and blocks for male prisoners, female prisoners, and political prisoners.
Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison

Hoa Lo Prison was named after the coal-fired stoves once sold on the surrounding streets and was built by the French and opened in 1896 to jail anti-French revolutionaries.

Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison

The first Hoa Lo night tour kicked off in July, called 'Sacred Night - Glorious Vietnamese Spirit'.

Night tours of Hanoi’s historic Hoa Lo Prison
The tours tell the story of the prison, once called 'hell on earth'. Photos: VNA
 

VNA

Hoa Lo prison set to launch unique night programme

Hoa Lo prison set to launch unique night programme

The Management Board of the Hoa Lo Prison relic site have announced plans to start a unique programme aimed at providing tourists with a unique experience when learning about the colonial prison, with the scheme set to run from July 24.

'Night at Hoa Lo Prison' tour to be launched

'Night at Hoa Lo Prison' tour to be launched

A tour of Hoa Lo Prison Relic at night will be launched from July 24, according to the administration board of the tourist site.

 
 

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