Tomb of Nguyen Sinh Sac

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Cao Lanh , Vietnam
off Ð Pham Huu Lau
car parking 6000d
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The tomb of Ho Chi Minh’s father, Nguyen Sinh Sac (1862–1929), is the centrepiece of a pretty 9.6-hectare park and model heritage village of wooden houses peopled by manikins depicting traditional pursuits. The tomb itself is located under a shell-shaped shrine set behind a star-shaped lotus pond.

Although various plaques (in Vietnamese) and tourist pamphlets extol Nguyen Sinh Sac as a great revolutionary, scarce evidence confirms that he was involved in the anticolonial struggle against the French, but his son more than made up for it. Next to the shrine is a small museum devoted to Ho Chi Minh consisting mainly of photographs with Vietnamese captions.

The complex is located at the southwest approach to town; turn right after Hoa Long Pagoda and follow the fence around until you get to the entrance.