Khe Sanh, Quang Tri

Listed in the itinerary of many DMZ tours, which help tourists learn more about Vietnam war and the fighting spirit of Vietnamese people at the time, Khe Sanh is one of the most famous and attractive destinations for tourists all over the world when coming to Vietnam. It is a village located near the Laotian border and just south of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separated North and South Vietnam. Being the most famous siege of the American War, Khe Sanh also witnessed the longest, deadliest and most controversial battle of the war. About 500 Americans, 10,000 North Vietnamese troops and uncounted civilian bystanders died around this remote highland base. Today the site is occupied by a small museum - The Khe Sanh Combat Base, which contains some fascinating old photographs, plus a few reconstructed bunkers and American aircraft. You can also visit – reconstructed – trenches and walk over what is left of the runway. This well-preserved military monument will definitely give you the most authentic experience of Vietnamese fighting spirit.  

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