On the occasion of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day, the Ho Dynasty citadel will offer free admission for visitors on November 23. According to Nguyen Van Long, deputy director of the Ho Dynasty Citadel Heritage Conservation Center, the decision to exempt tickets is also to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
Unique architecture vestiges uncovered at Ho Dynasty Citadel’s centre in 2020-21; VNA
Thanh Hoa to spend VND15bn on Ho Citadel’s stone wall restoration; Viet Reader
Thanh Hoa Province will spend nearly VND15bn (USD644,000) on restoring a stone wall at the Ho Citadel. The damaged wall at the Ho Citadel The Ho Citadel, which was built more than 600 years ago in the Ho Dynasty, was recognised by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site in 2011. However, time and weather have damaged much of the citadel’s walls and caused subsidence.
Source: Thanh Hoa to spend VND15bn on Ho Citadel’s stone wall restoration
Vietnam’s Ho Citadel — An unlikely UNESCO World Heritage site; Karen Graham; Digital Journal
Of the eight locations getting the honored designation, three are citadels, dating back to Vietnam’s dynastic age. And many of the sites have great geographical and historical significance, such as Ha Long Bay and the monuments complex in Hue. But the Ho Citadel, the most recent location to join the UNESCO list in 2011, is almost unknown.
Source: Vietnam’s Ho Citadel — An unlikely UNESCO World Heritage site
Ho Citadel: Vietnam’s unlikely UNESCO site; Ron Emmons; CNN
With just four walls left of the structure from a short-lived dynasty, what’s there to see at the Ho Citadel? More than you may expect.
Dynasty Citadel, a world cultural heritage site; VNA
The Ho Dynasty Citadel was recognised by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site in 2011. The recognition has brought pride and a great joy to the Vietnamese people while paying homage to the great historical values left by the Vietnamese ancestors.
Ho Dynasty Citadel officially recognized as World Cultural Heritage; Vietnam Net
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on June 16 officially recognized Vietnam’s Ho Dynasty Citadel as the World Cultural Heritage.
Ho dynasty citadel – World Cultural Heritage Pride of Vietnam; Hoang Hoa; Nhan Dan
Thanh Hoa province will receive UNESCO certification recognising the Ho dynasty citadel as a World Cultural Heritage site tomorrow. The acknowledgement is the pride of Thanh Hoa province, as well the country as a whole, for the citadel’s unique construction symbolising the intelligence and efforts of the Vietnamese people more than six hundred years ago.
Source: Ho dynasty citadel – World Cultural Heritage Pride of Vietnam