Category: Viet Nam

#JOM GO: Halong, the heritage to the world; David Bowden; The Star

David Bowden returns to Halong Bay and witnesses a vast difference to this northern part of Vietnam which he first visited in the early 1990s after watching the French movie Indochine…

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View of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Vietnam; Xinhua

Two visitors walk in the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, Aug. 23, 2019. The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long was built in the 11th century. Situated at the heart of Hanoi, the central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long was inscribed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO in 2010. (Photo: Xinhua)

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Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Hanoi; Geri Tan; Spring Tomorrow

Viet Nam – Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi

If you’re heading to Hanoi for a holiday, do make sure you have the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in your list of to-visit places because it’s one of the few attractions in Hanoi that’s really worth checking out.

The hotel reception staff had given us the wrong information/direction on where the entrance to the Imperial Citadel was located and we wasted time doing a long detour. It took us quite a while to locate the entrance until we saw this sign that pointed us the right way.

If you’re coming from the Old Quarter, walk along Dien Bien Phu street and once you’ve passed Highlands Coffee, turn right. The entrance gate to The Central Sector of The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is just a stone’s throw away.

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