Located in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam is the city of Hoi An. This ancient city was known as a popular trade port through history, and is home to several unique cultural attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Town. Thus, Hoi An is among the most popular cities amongst tourists. For a tranquil and leisurely stay at Hoi An make a reservation at the Anantara Hoi An Resort, a luxury and chic Hoi An hotel.
One of the most popular attractions in Vietnam is the War Remnants Museum. Located in Ho Chi Minh City, the War Remnant Museum is a site dedicated to the horrors faced and sacrifices made by the Vietnamese people during the Vietnam War. Although many people have questioned the light in which many of the artifacts and history of the war are displayed at the museum, it is nevertheless a museum which portrays the Vietnam War through a different perspective, and thus, has a reputation of also being the most visited museum in Vietnam.
Established in 1975, the War Remnants Museum has one of the largest collections of pictures and artifacts of the Vietnam War. The museum is divided into many separate exhibitions, which show case military equipment used during the war, military uniforms, models of prisons and detention centers, and various other artifacts. The museum is known for its many graphic pictures which depict the horrors of the war. Galleries covering the My Lai Massacre, victims of napalm and phosphorous bomb attacks, and mass destruction of vegetation due to the US herbicidal warfare tactics, serve as grim reminders of the atrocities and horrors the world witnessed during this war. Apart from these galleries, there are also many war tanks, aircraft and field guns on display which were used in the fighting. Collections of arms and ammunition, and even defused shells and bombs are on display the museum. All in all, the War Remnants Museum is an attraction that is worth visiting by all visitors of Vietnam.
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