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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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.
This monumental architectural work was built by dynasties in many historical periods it’s the most important relic site in the system of monuments.
A city walk to discover the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long will be held by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) on Saturday.
Vietnam’s capital city is one of 66 cities that were designated by UNESCO in early November as Creative Cities in various categories.
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)
Protecting cultural assets and creating spaces for community activity were some solutions given during the Cities of the Future and Heritage Preservation conferences, organised in the framework of Italian Design Day (IDD) 2019.
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.