The Red River Delta province of Hung Yen is currently home to five national treasures, two of which are kept at Huong Lang Pagoda - an ancient Buddhist temple in Minh Hai commune, Van Lam district.
Two national treasures – a wooden burial jar with a bronze drum as a lid and an animal figure dating back thousands years ago – are among about 1,300 artifacts and 500 scientific documents on display at the Binh Duong Museum.
But Thap Pagoda, courtesy name Ninh Phuc Tu, is one of the most beautiful of its kind in the Red River Delta region and home to four groups of national treasures that have been kept almost intact.
Nomination documents seeking recognition by UNESCO for “Cuu Dinh”, or Nine Dynastic Urns, will be sent to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for final review, according to the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre.
A collection of four stamps showcasing a range of national treasures are set to be issued on July 31 by the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Twenty national treasures at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi will be introduced to the public via a virtual gallery in June at the latest with support of digital technology.
Two exhibits kept at the Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture in the central city of Da Nang have been recognised as national treasures.
Three national treasures are being showcased at the Quang Ninh Museum in the northeastern province of the same name.