Trang An landscape complex features outstanding universal values; Nhan Dan; VietNamNet


Viet Nam – Trang An Landscape Complex

Trang An landscape complex has met the criteria of UNESCO on outstanding universal values of World Heritage, for this reason, the complex has been officially recognised as a World Cultural and Natural Heritage.

The recognition is based on the principles of the Convention on the Protection of World Culture and Natural Heritages including cultural, aesthetical, and geological-geomorphic values and the preservation of heritage.

This is the first time a Vietnam tourist site has became a world mixed natural and cultural property.

Located in northern Ninh Binh province, the turbulent movement of earth crust of hundreds of million years ago has endowed the province with a unique nature of caves, mountains, lakes and historical relics.

The complex consists of three adjacent areas.

 

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