Hanoi – cradle of cultural heritages

Hanoi is praised as a city of rich cultural heritage with over 5,000 cultural and historical relics. Over 2,000 relics have been recognised as national heritage and municipal heritage treasures.

With a history of nearly 1,500 years, Tran Quoc pagoda is considered the oldest one of Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

With a history of nearly 1,500 years, Tran Quoc pagoda is considered the oldest one of Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

Thap Rua (Turtle Tower) in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake sparkles at night (Photo: VNA)

Thap Rua (Turtle Tower) in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake sparkles at night (Photo: VNA)

Quan Thanh temple on Thanh Nien road, Ba Dinh district was built under the reign of King Ly Thai To (1010 – 1028) (Photo: VNA)

Quan Thanh temple on Thanh Nien road, Ba Dinh district was built under the reign of King Ly Thai To (1010 – 1028) (Photo: VNA)

Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi’s centre (Photo: VNA)

Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi’s centre (Photo: VNA)

‘Ca tru’ performance in the Old Quarter (Photo: VNA)

‘Ca tru’ performance in the Old Quarter (Photo: VNA)

 
Thang Long Imperial Citedal (Photo: VNA)

Thang Long Imperial Citedal (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi flag pole, built in 1812 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi flag pole, built in 1812 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi Opera House is a venue for big cultural events (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi Opera House is a venue for big cultural events (Photo: VNA)

Van Mieu (Temple of Literature), Vietnam’s first university, is a can’t-miss tourist destination for anyone to the capital city (Photo: VNA)

Van Mieu (Temple of Literature), Vietnam’s first university, is a can’t-miss tourist destination for anyone to the capital city (Photo: VNA)

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