Xeo Quyt Relic Area – Military bases for the Viet Cong

Xeo Quyt is known as the military base for the Viet Cong in Dong Thap Province in the war against the French and the U.S. In recent, the Xeo Quyt Relic Area has become one of the top attractions in the kingdom of lotus. There are dozens of interesting activities there, check out The ultimate guide to Xeo Quyt Relic Area to learn more about lotus pond, restaurant serving specialty, experiencing local people lives, location, entrance fee, history, a large number of species of wild animals and plants, gallery of Xeo Quyt Relic’s history and other useful information.

The top 1 thing to do in Xeo Quyt is exploring the Military bases for the Viet Cong. Visitors can choose to see defense works, secret underground shelters, offices, kitchen, fish ponds, guest house, minefield hidden in forests with lots of swamps, zigzag channels, wild grass fields by walking or by boat. Tourists will see less if they choose to go by boats driven by nice local female tour guides in the traditional Vietnamese Ao ba ba top and bottom sets. The plus of this choice includes enjoying a fun ride in narrow channels and the introduction in detail about the items on the way. The boats are called “xuồng ba lá”, each can host 3-4 persons, the fee is VND 15,000/person. Tourists can not stop at a place as long as they would like if they join a group. The other choice is walking on the path built for tourists to see the remarkable and valuable works on the way.

The vestiges sightseeing map of Xeo Quyt Area

The vestiges sightseeing map of Xeo Quyt Area

1. Z-shaped defense work - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

1. Z-shaped defense work

Crater in base area in 1968 - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

Crater in base area in 1968

2. The secret underground shelter of comrade Tran Anh Dien - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

2. The secret underground shelter of comrade Tran Anh Dien – secretary of the province party committee, constructed in 1967 with water-tight walls made of hard timber (Hopiaodarata)

3. The office and residence of comrade Nguyen The Huu - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

3. The office and residence of comrade Nguyen The Huu – secretary of the Province Party Committee (1974-1975)

3. Table and chairs in the office and residence of comrade Nguyen The Huu - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

3. Table and chairs in the office and residence of comrade Nguyen The Huu

4. The Province Party Standing Committee's meeting hall - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

4. The Province Party Standing Committee’s meeting hall (1973-1975)

4. Inside the Province Party Standing Committee's meeting hall - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

4. The Province Party Standing Committee’s meeting hall

A-shaped defense work - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

A-shaped defense work

5. The kitchen of Province - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

5. The kitchen of Province Party Standing Committee (1973-1975)

5. firewood dryer in the kitchen of Province - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

5. Firewood dryer in the kitchen of Province in 1968

6. The secretariat office - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

6. The secretariat office (1973-1975) in service of the province party leadership

7. The house of comrade Nguyen Dac Loc - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

7. The house of comrade Nguyen Dac Loc – Deputy Chief of the Province Party Secretariat (1973-1975)

8. Field house of the secretariat office (no photo)

9. Stake minefield - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

9. Stake minefield, a grenade death trap against helicopters landing and entering and tanks attacking safe zone

10. Individual L shaped fighting and defense work - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

10. Individual L shaped fighting and defense work

11. Province Party Committee guest house - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

11. Province Party Committee guest house (1974-1975)

Fish pond of C279 barrack unit (1974 - 1975) - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

Fish pond of C279 barrack unit (1974 – 1975)

12. The Z-shaped fighting and defense work for two persons

13. The barrack house of C279 - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

13. The barrack house of C279, guard unit of the Province Party Committee in 1968

14. The secret underground shelter of comrade Nguyen Xuan Truong - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

14. The secret underground shelter of comrade Nguyen Xuan Truong (1969), a member of the Province Party Committee Chief of the People’s Movement Service

15. The secret underground shelter of comrade Tran Anh Dien - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

15. The secret underground shelter of comrade Tran Anh Dien – secretary of Province Party Committee, built in 1966

16. The Z-shaped defense work - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

16. The Z-shaped defense work used to fight against enemy’s raids from the direction of councilor Tuong Canal

17. The secret underground shelter of comrade Nguyen The Huu (no photo)

18. The board of manager vestiges office - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

18. The board of manager vestiges office

19. Fish pond - Xeo Quyt Relic Area

19. Fish pond

PLATOON POST

1. Kinh Xang post’s 3,000 meters distance

2. Xeo Muong post’s 1,500 meters distance

3. Kinh Xang Phen post’s 1,000 meters distance

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