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“Thang Long Memories” underway in Old Quarter

A series of cultural activities entitled “Thang Long Memories” are being held at many locations in Hanoi's Old Quarter to celebrate the 1010 years of Thang Long – Hanoi and the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day.

A peak at the past: Night-time economy in pre-modern Hanoi

The night economic activities first arose in Thang Long at the end of the 13th century, but it was not until the 18th and 19th centuries that such activities were practically observed.

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Autumn days

This monumental architectural work was built by dynasties in many historical periods it’s the most important relic site in the system of monuments.

Calligraphy exhibition to celebrate Hanoi capital’s 1,010th anniversary

Over 100 calligraphy works are set to go on show to the public at Hanoi's Temple of Literature between October 2-10 to commemorate the 1,010th anniversary of the former imperial citadel of Thang Long, now Hanoi capital.

Celebrations for 1010th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi planned

A grand ceremony marking the 1010th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi will be held at Ly Thai To Garden in the heart of Hanoi on the evening of October 10, according to the municipal People’s Committee.

Puppeteers breathe new life into puppetry art

Thang Long Water Puppet Theater in the center of the capital city is one of the most popular attractions in Hanoi. 

Values of Dong Da Hill in Hanoi

The historical site of Dong Da Hill in central Hanoi commemorates the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory by Tay Son troops, led by Nguyen Hue, over the Qing forces in Spring of 1789. 

Thang Long relic site hosts re-enactments of traditional Tet rituals

A range of traditional rituals for the Lunar New Year were re-enacted at the Thang Long imperial citadel relic site in Hanoi yesterday for audiences to witness a glimpse of what royal Tet celebrations were like in the past.

Hanoi poised to play host to major events throughout 2020

A range of cultural, arts, and sporting activities are due to come to the capital city during the course of 2020.

Traditional Tet spaces to be recreated in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

A series of cultural activities are to be recreated specially for Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year festival, known locally as Tet, in cultural spaces throughout Hanoi’s Old Quarter and pedestrian streets on January 18, 2020.

Traces of Hung Kings’ culture in Thang Long-Hanoi

The first Hung King ruled Vietnam in 2879 BC. Cultural traces of the Hung King era, which ended in 258 BC, are still being discovered in the ruins of Vietnam’s former imperial citadel in Hanoi.

World's longest ceramic mural seriously degraded

Due to carelessness and inconsiderate people, the world’s longest ceramic mural in Hanoi is in serious need of repair.

Four guardian god temples of Thang Long-Hanoi

Thang Long’s four guardian god temples have vital locations in Hanoi. They were built as soon as King Ly Cong Uan established the country’s capital in Thang Long (now Hanoi).

Artifacts take guests on historic journey at Hanoi exhibition

An exhibition featuring over 100 artifacts showcasing different aspects of the nation’s history is currently underway at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi, with a large number of guests paying a visit.

Symbols over the Red River

Except for Long Bien Bridge over the Red River, newly built, modern bridges seem to be lacking the architectural creation that would make them works of art.

Remains of the ancient citadels in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - The laterite walls or the ruined gates covered by moss are the traces of original structures in ancient times.

The Guinness ceramic road becomes a public toilet

Although the Hanoi government has taken some actions to protect the ceramic road, recently the work that is recognized as a world record has kept downgrading, making many people pity.