Thang Long citadel

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Thang Long-Ha Noi Heritage Preservation Centre announced on June 1 that archeologists have discovered new vestiges while conducting an excavation at Thang Long Imperial Citadel.

Quan Chuong Gate stands the test of time

Quan Chuong Gate, the only remaining gate of the old Thang Long Citadel, holds a rustic charm despite daily changes of the capital city of Hanoi.

A royal rite to welcome the peace and prosperity of spring

The ritual “Tien Xuan Nguu” of the Le Trung Hung Dynasty (16th to 18th centuries), a unique rite in the old court has been re-enacted at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi.

History comes to life on heritage tours

Heritage education has been effectively used to boost tourism development in Hanoi, particularly since the COVID-19 pandemic caused vast damage to the local and national tourism sector.

Ngu Vien Heritage offers the vegetarian side of menu

So the news on climate change does not look good. The world keeps getting a little warmer every year. 

Tet Doan Ngo, a bizarre festival through French artist’s depiction

Doan Ngo festival, which falls on June 7 this year, is a kick-off occasion to kill the insects harming the crops.

Ceramic kilns used to build Thang Long Citadel discovered

 VietNamNet Bridge - The products of some kilns in the ancient ceramic village of Chu Dau, in the northern province of Hai Duong, were used in the Thang Long Royal Palace in the early period of the late Le Dynasty, a senior researcher has said.

Excavation sheds light into VN history

 VietNamNet Bridge – Experts highlight the necessity of preserving an ancient monument that represented a claim for Vietnamese independence.

More vestiges found in Thang Long Citadel

 A series of traces revealing the most sufficient evidence of cultural layers dating from the 11th century to 20th century have been detected in the Kinh Thien Palace of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel’s central section.

1,000-year esplanade revealed under new National Assembly House

VietNamNet Bridge - While building the basement of the new House of the National Assembly in Hanoi in early 2014, experts discovered an esplanade of the Ly Dynasty, which was built in the 11th century.

Pagoda hosts summer of love for learning

 VietNamNet Bridge – Free classes at a pagoda in the suburbs of Ha Noi give children a chance to learn and enjoy the arts.

Photos: Japanese Foreign Minister in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday visited the Thang Long Imperial Citadel after a busy day in Vietnam.

Secret war bunker in Thang Long Citadel

 The underground bunker is located west of the Department of Operations, the General Staff of the Vietnam’s People Army in the imperial citadel of Thang Long in downtown Hanoi.

New road poses threat to Hanoi‘s Imperial Citadel

 VietNamNet Bridge – The ongoing construction of the National Assembly House threatens the World Heritage status of the archaeological site next door, the relics of Thang Long Imperial Citadel.

Art & Entertainment Headlines December 19

 Vietnam, Japan cooperate in protecting Thang Long Citadel; Cambodian Cultural Week in Vietnam; Prehistoric traces found in Bac Kan; Traditional theatre hits Saigon's stage; Contemporary circus show returns to capital

Visiting gold-leaf village in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – Kieu Ky Village in the Gia Lam District of Hanoi is well-known for its gold-leaf making and it is also the only village in Vietnam adept at this craft.

Many more relics revealed under Thang Long Citadel

VietNamNet Bridge - Near the Doan Mon Gate, archaeologists have excavated more relics of the Ly, Tran, Le and Nguyen Dynasties that are overlaid on top of each other.

Southeast Asia tied by heritage

VietNamNet Bridge – Inspirational displays of photos of ancient World Heritage sites and artefacts from throughout Southeast Asia are being used in an exhibition at the site of the millennium-old Thang Long Citadel.