Buon Ma Thuot Can Tho Da Lat Da Nang Dien Bien Phu Ha Long Ha Noi Ho Chi Minh City Hoi An Hue Nha Trang Phan Thiet Phong Nha Phu Quoc Sapa Vung Tau
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About Dien Bien Phu City
Dien Bien Phu, over 474km Northwest of Hanoi, is situated in the Muong Thanh plains and surrounded by high mountains. Dien Bien Phu was once the location of the battlefield where historical combats between the Vietnamese Peoples’s Army and the French Colonialists Expeditionary Corps took place.

The valley of Dien Bien Phu was 18 km long and 6-8 km wide when the Dien Bien Phu campaign began. After the victorious battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954, almost all historical sites of this battle lying to the east of the Muong Thanh field, have been preserved intact. Among these sites include artillery emplacement, remains of airplanes, the Muong Thanh brigde, the command bunker of De Castries, Hill A1, and the cemetery.
Dien Bien Phu Sightseeings
HILL A1: This height stands block the way to the northeast sub-section. It has a significant role, controlling the whole battle of Dien Bien Phu.

MUONG THANH AIRFIELD: This was the stronghold 206 and the central airport of the entrenched camp of Dien Bien Phu. Currently, this airport is renamed Dien Bien and becomes one of the destination in the flight system of Vietnam Civil Aviation.

THE COMMAND BUNDER OF THE DIEN BIEN PHU ENTRENCHED CAMP: De Castries worked inside the bunker. The original shape and size, structure and arrangement of the bunker are kept intact.
Transportation
Airport code: DIN (Dien Bien Airport).
Daily Flight from Dien Bien Phu to Ha Noi operated by Vietnam Airlines.
Dien Bien airport is 4km from the centre of Dien Bien Phu city, in Street 2, Thanh Binh ward.
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