Overview of Palace 3 in Dalat
This had been the palace of King Bao Dai, the last king of Nguyen Dynasty in Vietnam when the French helped him retake power from 1948 and established the Royal Territory in 1950.
The construction was designed by architect Huynh Tan Phat and a French architect and was built from 1933 to 1938. It is located on a hill with pine trees and at the elevation of 1,539m above sea level. The first floor is used for Bao Dai’s office, library, relaxation room and a big dining room. The second floor includes bedrooms for king, Queen, princesses and princes. Besides Bao Dai’s bedroom, there is a moon-watching balcony where the king would come to enjoy the moon.
Wood was the main materials used for building and decorating this palace. This palace is a beautiful architecture which witnessed the special history process of Vietnam. Now it becomes a famous destination for foreign and domestic tourists.
– Add: No. 1 Trieu Viet Vuong street, Dalat city
– Tel: 0633.540.213