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Museum in Dong Ha

Mine Action Visitor Centre

The Quang Tri province was the most heavily bombed part of Vietnam and it remains the most contaminated with ordnance. This museum provides an excellent historical overview – in English and Vietnamese – with photogr…
Cafe in Dong Ha

Tam’s DMZ Cafe & Guesthouse

Vietnamese food and pizza, smoothies and juices all feature at this excellent spot, with recently added accommodation. It’s run by the ever-helpful Tam, a switched-on, fluent English speaker, who works tirelessly to…
Pub in Dong Ha

Red Lion Beer Garden

Quite the find in sleepy Dong Ha, this cosmopolitan, brick-lined pub-style restaurant features cold Heineken beer on tap, a surprising range of imported bottled brews, and decent Vietnamese food. A top spot to plan …
Vietnamese in Dong Ha

Suckling pig restaurants

Located opposite the Violet Hotel, these rustic riverside eateries serve up simple Vietnamese snacks, ice-cold beer and whole or half grilled suckling pig. Serving usually kicks off around 7pm, and half a pig should…
Museum in Dong Ha

Bao Tang Quang Tri

A modest museum that documents the history of the Quang Tri province, with a focus on its ethnic minorities. The most interesting attractions for travellers are an American tank and rocket outside the museum.