Almost historical sites of this battle lying to the east of Muong Thanh Field have been preserved intact. Following are a list of recommended places to visit in Dien Bien:
Dien Bien Phu Museum: It is an exhibition of documents and objects relating to the 55-day arduous battle of the Vietnamese troops and people, which results in the victory of Dien Bien Phuin the spring of 1954.
The cemeteries in A1 Hill (644 tombs) and Doc Lap Hill (2432 tombs), A1 Hill, where bitter fighting took place.
The Command Bunker of De Castries: lies at the heart of the entrenched camp of Dien Bien Phu in the middle of the Muong Thanh Field.
The old Muong Thanh Bridge Some 35km from the center of Dien Bien City, in Muong Phang Commune lies the Command Post of General Vo Nguyen Giap.