Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province

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.

Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
The 200-ha Lam Kinh historical site is the location of the Tay Son uprising against Chinese Ming invaders, led by Le Loi, who came to the throne in 1428 and named the country Dai Viet. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
Bach Bridge (Tien Loan Kieu) over the Ngoc River is located at the main entrance to Lam Kinh central sanctum. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
Fifty metres away from the bridge is a large ancient well that used to be a lotus swamp. The well provided water for the whole citadel in the past. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
Lam Kinh attracts local and foreign visitors not only for its original oriental architecture but also the mysterious legends about the tombs of the emperors of the Le Dynasty. . (Photo: Vietnamplus).
 
Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
In 1962, Lam Kinh was recognised as a national relic. In 2012, it was named a Special National Site of Vietnam for its exceptional natural, historical, and cultural values. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Lam Kinh Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province
Lam Kinh attracts local and foreign visitors not only for its original oriental architecture but also the mysterious legends about the tombs of the emperors of the Le Dynasty. (Photo: Vietnamplus)

Source: VNP/Vietnamplus

Lam Kinh, a historical site of legends

Lam Kinh, a historical site of legends

The Lam Kinh area in Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa, is a special national relic that has kept mysterious tales about the most flourishing feudal reign in Vietnam’s history.  

 
 

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