Overview of Dien Bien
Dien Bien Phu city is located in Muong Thanh Valley with around 20km long and 6km wide. That is one of the bordered cities as it is around 35km to Laos border, 474km to Ha Noi.
This is a historical site which its name was in the mind of most of Vietnamese and French people of that generation. This place was a battlefield between the Viet Minh Army and French Army in 1954 . The result was the role of French in Indochina was cut and Viet Nam was divided by two parts : North and South.
Nowadays, Dien Bien Phu became one of the tourist attraction sites for many local and international tourists.
There is a flight route from Ha Noi to Dien Bien Phu.
Fifty years ago, one could see the top of the bunker from a high hill. To reach there, however, Vietnamese troops had to fight heroically during 55 days and nights, amidst numerous hardships and difficulties. Around the bunker were situated dense systems of defense ...