Vietnam now has 24 UNESCO-recognised heritage. This heritage reflects the beauty of Vietnam’s natural landscape and the richness of its culture.
Vietnam’s ancient capital of Hue is home to various UNESCO-recognised heritage, namely Hue’s Ancient Citadel, Hue royal court music, Nguyen dynasty’s wooden blocks, royal records and royal literature on Hue royal architecture
My Son sanctuary were recognised as world heritage in 1999
Woodblocks at the Vinh Nghiem Pagoda were recognised as World Documentary Heritage by UNESCO in 2012
Xoan singing, a folk music genre in Vietnam’s northern midland province of Phu Tho, was removed from UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding and added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2017
The Cultural Space of Gong in the Central Highlands was recognised as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2005