Last update: 11:46 | 07/05/2018
Dien Bien Phu has recovered from the war and become a modern city of Vietnam's northwestern region.
An overview of Dien Bien Phu city in northern Dien Bien province, which has been famous for the glorious Dien Bien Phu victory against the French colonists
The battle in Dien Bien occurred between March and May 1954 under the command of General Vo Nguyen Giap. The victory led to the signing of the 1954 Geneva Accords in which France agreed to withdraw its forces from its colonies in Indochina
New houses were built around the Dien Bien Phu batterfield complex
The street which is named after General Vo Nguyen Giap runs along the city
The Dien Bien Phu Victory on May 7, 1954, is considered a glorious “golden milestone” in the Vietnamese nation’s history of fighting foreign aggressors for national independence
Vo Nguyen Giap street at night