Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

Covering a large area of 400 hectares, the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City features a blend of traditional architecture fused with a modern style.

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

Located about 30km away from the centre of the city, the Hung Kings Memorial Site was built to commemorate the Hung Kings. The site is located atop a hill that is part of the National Historical and Cultural Park in Long Binh district of Ho Chi Minh City

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

The memorial site was completed back in 2009. The site features four main parts including a square, a bamboo path, a temple, and a courtyard.

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

Between the square and the temple lies a bamboo path that is 10 metres wide and 360 metre long. A stone stele house was built along the path. The building commemorates the actions, contributions, and sacrifices of ancestors in the nation’s struggle.

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

One notable part of the site is the row of bamboo trees which is reminiscent of life in Vietnamese villages. The path has a total of 107 stairs.

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

The final stop in the site is the large temple, built in commemoration to the Hung Kings

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

There are three small courtyards within the memorial that are used for festivals and ritual ceremonies

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

The main altar of the temple is used to worship the Hung Kings and other ancestors.

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

33 rocks on display in the lobby of the temple features images proclaiming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Truong Sa archipelago (Spratly) and images and patterns about the Hung Kings dynasty.

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

An image of the courtyard on the site. Its primary function is the host festivals

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

The top floor of the building displays 54 rock pillars, featuring all of the country’s ethnic groups

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

A bronze drum dates which dates back 2, 000 to 2, 500 years

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

Exploring the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City

 

VOV/VNE

 
 

Other News

.
A house of memories in Ha Long City
A house of memories in Ha Long City
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  12/08/2021 

Hundreds of typical items of rich families in the past have been collected by a man in Ha Long City in Quang Ninh province.

Contrasting images before and after 6pm in Ho Chi Minh City
Contrasting images before and after 6pm in Ho Chi Minh City
SOCIETYicon  10/08/2021 

Although HCM City is implementing social distancing under the government’s Directive 16, the streets are still crowded before 6pm.

Hanoi in the first 15 days of social distancing
Hanoi in the first 15 days of social distancing
SOCIETYicon  10/08/2021 

Hanoi has entered the second 15 days of social distancing with the goal of controlling the Covid-19 epidemic, bringing life back to the new normal.

Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
TRAVELicon  10/08/2021 

The Lam Kinh area in Tho Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Province, is a special national relic that has harboured mysterious tales about one of the most significant feudal reigns in Vietnam’s history.

Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
TRAVELicon  11/08/2021 

Traditional houses with five compartments are part of the unique architecture found in the Red River Delta and bear features from both history and folklore.

Garbage piles up in Ha Long City
Garbage piles up in Ha Long City
SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon  07/08/2021 

The tourist city of Ha Long in Quang Ninh province has been flooded with garbage in recent days.

Hanoi to use resettlement houses as COVID-19 quarantine sites, hospitals
Hanoi to use resettlement houses as COVID-19 quarantine sites, hospitals
SOCIETYicon  04/08/2021 

Hanoi has recently decided to use unoccupied apartments under resettlement projects as COVID-19 treatment hospitals and quarantine facilities. The move aims to prevent the spread of the novel virus, ensuring safety for the local residents.

How do foreign students survive fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam?
How do foreign students survive fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam?
SOCIETYicon  04/08/2021 

Many Laotian and Cambodian students in Kien Giang Province feel at ease when receiving care from both their teachers and Vietnamese friends to help them survive the COVID-19 challenge in Vietnam.

Motorbike caravans stop fleeing Southern provinces
Motorbike caravans stop fleeing Southern provinces
SOCIETYicon  04/08/2021 

In HCM City, gateway roads were quiet on August 2. There were no more images of “motorbike caravans” with up to hundreds of people leaving the city to go to their hometown.

Inside Hanoi’s first 'field hospital' for covid-19 vaccination
Inside Hanoi’s first 'field hospital' for covid-19 vaccination
SOCIETYicon  04/08/2021 

Trinh Hoai Duc Gymnasium in Dong Da district has become a vaccination site. This is one of 10 vaccination sites organized under the model of a "field hospital" in the capital city.

Hanoi marks 'green zones' COVID-free areas
Hanoi marks 'green zones' COVID-free areas
SOCIETYicon  03/08/2021 

Nearly 50 residential areas in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai District without COVID-19 cases were marked as the “green zones” on Monday, the Tin tức (News) online newspaper reported.

Shimmering beauty of Cau Hai Lagoon
Shimmering beauty of Cau Hai Lagoon
TRAVELicon  02/08/2021 

The Tam Giang - Cau Hai Lagoon area is considered an ideal place to experience part of the beautiful scenery and life on the river. 

Binh Ba – ‘Island of lobster’ on Cam Ranh Bay
Binh Ba – ‘Island of lobster’ on Cam Ranh Bay
TRAVELicon  02/08/2021 

If the south central region is considered to be the ‘kingdom’ of farmed lobsters, Binh Ba Island (Cam Binh Commune, Cam Ranh City, Khanh Hoa Province) is regarded as the capital of that ‘kingdom’. 

Lettuce rolls - Exquisite dish of Hanoi
Lettuce rolls - Exquisite dish of Hanoi
TRAVELicon  02/08/2021 

Lettuce rolled with rice grains, pork and shrimp is a sophisticated and delicate dish of Hanoians. People often have lettuce rolls in summer to quench the heat.

Mobile Covid-19 vaccination teams begin working in Ho Chi Minh City
Mobile Covid-19 vaccination teams begin working in Ho Chi Minh City
SOCIETYicon  02/08/2021 

Thu Duc City in Ho Chi Minh City has launched a mobile vaccination team for people in quarantine and blockade areas and places where it is difficult to approach.

The first 'VND0 supermarket' in Hanoi welcomes people affected by Covid outbreak
The first 'VND0 supermarket' in Hanoi welcomes people affected by Covid outbreak
SOCIETYicon  02/08/2021 

The first "VND0 mini supermarket" in Hanoi opened on August 1 in the courtyard of the People's Committee of Duc Thang ward in Bac Tu Liem district, 

Touching images shared during the Covid-19 pandemic
Touching images shared during the Covid-19 pandemic
SOCIETYicon  01/08/2021 

In the midst of the stressful and complicated developments of the epidemic, touching stories shared in the community have added motivation and strength to fight the epidemic.

Hanoi village preserves ancient values
Hanoi village preserves ancient values
TRAVELicon  31/07/2021 

Located about 40 kilometres from the centre of Hanoi, Cuu ancient village is distinguished for its peaceful atmosphere and unique architecture.

Hanoi begins largest Covid-19 vaccination campaign
Hanoi begins largest Covid-19 vaccination campaign
SOCIETYicon  29/07/2021 

Hanoi has started to administer Covid-19 vaccines to people at health centers of districts and towns.

Hanoi during days of social distancing under PM’s Directive 16
Hanoi during days of social distancing under PM’s Directive 16
SOCIETYicon  27/07/2021 

Hanoi’s bustling streets have turned quiet during days of social distancing under the Prime Minister’s Directive 16 starting from 6am on July 24.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN