A trip to Vietnam would not be complete without visiting historical sites that reflect the dark side of a country heavily affected by war for centuries. This list picks up the best places of historical interest to visit around Vietnam, from rudimentary hand-dug tunnels to a brutal prison complex where thousands of Vietnamese people died.
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It would be a crime to travel to Vietnam without visiting the War Remnants Museum, which was formerly known as the Museum of Chinese and American War Crimes. Despite being heavily packed with one-sided information, it still reflects important stories about the gruesome effects of war on the country, some of which came from US sources.