Thang Long Imperial Citadel
Exploring the mystery of the ancient royal palace at night would be a fascinating experience for both local and foreign visitors.
The “phoenix-themed Bodhi leaf” and the dragon-themed translucent porcelain bowls are among the most outstanding treasures, showing the outstanding skillfulness of ancient Vietnamese artisans.
Researchers have recreated a palace from the Ly Dynasty, giving an insight into the architectural splendour on show in Vietnam more than 1,000 years ago.
Hanoi has planned to turn Thang Long Imperial Citadel into the most beautiful heritage park, a special destination of the capital city.
The Thang Long Imperial Citadel in the centre of Hanoi should be preserved and developed with a vision to become a Heritage Park, said Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue.
A Vietnamese Tet (Lunar New Year) Programme with folk rituals and games took place at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi to celebrate the Year of the Buffalo.
The excavation under the National Assembly's underground house carried out in 2008 - 2009 by the Institute of Archeology has discovered 140 relics and thousands of artifacts from different periods.
An evening tour named “Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long” is scheduled to be launched later this year, promising unique experience for visitors to the world heritage site in Hanoi.
The atmosphere of the traditional Vietnamese Lunar New Year will be recreated at the Vietnamese Tet Programme 2020 to be held at the Thang Long imperial citadel in Hanoi from January 17 to February 2.
Smart tourism is being applied in a number of tourist attractions in Hanoi such as Bat Trang ceramic village, Thang Long imperial citadel, Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature - National University) and Hanoi Old Quarter.
Numerous activities are set to take place across Hanoi to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Liberation Day of the capital city (October 10).
The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will offer a deeper look into the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long during a special walk on Saturday.