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Thăng Long Imperial Citadel

Ancient fortress at the heart of Hanoi, a UNESCO World Heritage site reflecting Vietnam's history from the Ly Dynasty to modern times.

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Thăng Long Imperial Citadel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Hanoi, Vietnam. It was built in the 11th century and served as the political and cultural center of Vietnam for over a millennium. Visitors can explore the various ancient structures, including the Doan Mon gate, the Forbidden City, and the Hanoi Flag Tower, and learn about the rich history and culture of Vietnam.

seeker 11 months ago

Listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 2010, Hanoi Citadel is now open to the public after hundreds of years as the exclusive domain of Vietnam’s elite. Unlike the Hue Citadel, which remains intact, the 12-acre Hanoi Citadel is a fragmented collection of monuments.

amanmehta 2 years ago

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  • World Heritage Sites in Asia

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    Across the vast, diverse continent of Asia, there are seemingly endless World Heritage Sites to explore. Visit the sparse atomic bomb dome in Hiroshima, or walk for hours along the towering Great Wall of China. From sprawling rustic temple grounds to ancient statues of civilizations past- here is a collection of some of the prominent World Heritage Sites in Asia.

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    Hanoi lies at the heart of Vietnam’s ancient culture. The bulldozer of the 20th-century made few incursions here. The French districts, with their Indochinese architectural marvels and art moderne villas, evoke a pinch of nostalgia for colonial days (regardless of how we feel about colonialism). Since the late 1960s and the advent of the doi […]