Category Archives: Viet Nam

200-year-old royal pavilion returns to resplendence in Hue; Chandra Garran04; Viet Reader

After eight years of restoration work, Ngu Phung (Five Phoenixes) Pavilion in Hue Imperial Citadel, a UNESCO heritage site, is welcoming visitors. In 1805, Gia Long, Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), started to build a citadel in France’s “Father of the Fortress” Vauban-style with its signature layers of defense and 24 fortresses.

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Vietnam’s ancient world heritage citadel damaged by natural disasters; Son Nguyen; Viet Reader

Part of the broken wall of the citadel in Vinh Loc District of Thanh Hoa Province. Built in 1397 by Ho Dynasty rulers as the capital of Dai Ngu, Vietnam’s name from 1400 to 1407, the citadel served as a military stronghold and became a symbol of patriotism and national pride.

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Vietnam approves $4.3mn for repairs to major palace at Hue Imperial Citadel; Tuoi Tre News

The palace was damaged by recent storms and floods…

Source: Vietnam approves $4.3mn for repairs to major palace at Hue Imperial Citadel

Limestone rich Trang An draws tourists with ancient allure; Tin Lien Quan; Viet Reader

Boat tours are the best means of navigating Trang An, 95 kilometers south of Hanoi. The dock is located seven kilometers from downtown Ninh Binh, with three tours exploring the maze of limestone karst towers and waterways, which cover over 6,000 hectares (14,800 acres). Tours last three hours and are priced at VND250,000 ($11) per adult, and VND120,000 for children from one to 1.3 meters.

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Climate Change Threats To Heritage Sites; Athira Nortajuddin; Asean Post

Back in May, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere was the highest ever recorded.

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Cultural complexity; Newsdesk

Hoiana is perfectly positioned to capitalize on the traditional cultural charms and breathtaking coastal scenery that has sparked a tourism boom in Central Vietnam, most notably in its iconic centers of Da Nang and Hoi An.

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Hoi An ancient town celebrates Heritage Day; VietnamPlus

The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam is offering free entrance to tourists visiting the Old Quarter and craft villages from December 1-4 to mark the 21st anniversary of its recognition as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Source: Hoi An ancient town celebrates Heritage Day | Culture – Sports | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

Vietnam again named world’s leading heritage destination; Nguyen Quy; VNE

Vietnam has been named the world’s leading heritage destination for a second time in a row at the 2020 World Travel Awards held in Russia on Sunday.

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Thung Nham Bird Park – a site for bird lovers; VietNamNet

Thung Nham bird park in Ninh Binh province houses more than 40 species of birds with more than 50,000 birds. The most wonderful time for bird watching at Thung Nham is when flocks of birds appear at dawn and dusk.

Source: Thung Nham Bird Park – a site for bird lovers – VietNamNet

Limestone landscape Trang An boasts charming fall ambiance; Doyen1988; Viet Reader

Reached in about 500 steps, the summit of Mua Mountain is an ideal vantage point to take in magnificent Trang An landscape in Ninh Binh Province. The complex, a UNESCO world heritage site, is a spectacular landscape of limestone karst peaks permeated with valleys, many of them partly submerged and surrounded by steep, almost vertical cliffs.

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In Vietnam, one natural wonder can hide another; Daitranvan; Viet Reader

As a major tourist attraction, Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh) has the enchanting beauty of limestone peaks surrounded by blue waters. With over 2000 islands, there are many beautiful sites to explore. A night cruise on the bay, getting up early to admire the dawn in the fog or kayaking in caves are interesting experiences at this UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Bucket list experiences for tourists visiting Vietnam; Viet Reader

Exploring Hanoi’s Old Quarter. A location where craftsmen and artisans first set up shop, within a few hundred years the marshy swamps had developed into an array of romantic, narrow, and winding streets. Each meandering lane has been named after the different crafts sold or produced there. Today, the mishmash of ancient yellow buildings serves as the historical and cultural hub of the north, drawing plenty of travelers annually.

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The ten most beautiful natural wonders of Vietnam; Duong Hanh Nguyen; Viet Reader

As a major tourist attraction, Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh) has the enchanting beauty of limestone peaks surrounded by blue waters. With over 2000 islands, there are many beautiful sites to explore. A night cruise on the bay, getting up early to admire the dawn in the fog or kayaking in caves are interesting experiences at this UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Central province restores landscape and forest of Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary; hanguyen0409; Viet Reader

Authorities of the central province of Quang Nam have approved the protection and biodiversity restoration project on the Mỹ Sơn historical and cultural scenery site with a total investment of VNĐ96 billion (US$4.2 million) in 2020-25.

Source: Central province restores landscape and forest of Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary

Night tour of Hanoi’s imperial citadel to debut by year end; Hoang Phong; VN Express

A nocturnal tour of Thang Long Imperial Citadel, a UNESCO heritage site in Hanoi, is expected to commence in November or December this year.

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Landscape protection zone for My Son Sanctuary formed; Dangcongsan

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Thang Long Imperial Citadel tour at night to make debut at the end of this year; Doyen1988; Viet Reader

The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, is an intriguing relic of Vietnam’s history and, signifying its historical and cultural importance, was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. Also known as the Hanoi Citadel, many artifacts and items dating back to between the 6th and 20th centuries were excavated in 2004, including foundations of old palaces, ancient roads, ponds and wells.

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Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Autumn days; VietNamNet

This monumental architectural work was built by dynasties in many historical periods it’s the most important relic site in the system of monuments.

Source: Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Autumn days – VietNamNet

Top 5 luxury travel experiences in Vietnam; Viet Reader

A five-star cruise of Ha Long Bay Visitors can pay VND3.6 million per person for a two-day trip to enjoy the luxurious atmosphere onboard a cruise with a five-star service. This is all done amid the wonders of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site, whilst floating though tropical islands on the calm emerald waters.

Source: Top 5 luxury travel experiences in Vietnam

City walk to discover Imperial Citadel of Thang Long; VietNamNet

A city walk to discover the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long will be held by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) on Saturday.

Source: City walk to discover Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – VietNamNet

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