Dien Bien Phu Battle Site
In order to understand the events of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, head to this historic site where numerous strategic locations have been maintained or reconstructed. On the hill known as Colline Éliane to the French and A1 to the Vietnamese, you can still see old tanks and sections of underground tunnels hollowed out of the ground by General Giap's army. The hill opposite houses a reconstruction of Colonel Castries' bunker. A memorial to French soldiers has been built nearby.