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Vietnamese heritage recognised by UNESCO

Preserving heritage is now the top priority of UNESCO and countries having globally-recognised heritage, including Vietnam.

The Complex of Hue Monuments has been recognised as World Cultural Heritage since December 11, 1993. Photos: VNA
Non Nuoc Cao Bang received the global geopark status from the UNESCO in 2018. 
Ha Long (literally Descending Dragon) Bay, one of the most renowned tourist destinations in Vietnam, is a UNESCO-recognised World Natural Heritage.
Don Ca Tai Tu (amateur music) from southern Vietnam was officially recognised by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on December 5, 2013.

Hoi An ancient town in Quang Nam province was recognised as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in December, 1999.

Giong festival, among 8,000 festivals held annually in Vietnam, was recognised as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on November 16, 2010. Photos: VNA
My Son Towers Relic Site in Duy Phu Commune, Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province was recognised as World Cultural Heritage in December 1999.
UNESCO recognised Vietnam's Hung Kings worshiping ritual in Phu Tho province as part of the world's intangible cultural heritage of humanity on December 6, 2012.
Hue Royal Court Music received UNESCO’s recognition of intangible and oral cultural heritage by UNESCO in 2003 and then became Vietnam's first-ever UNESCO-recognised Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008.
Quan ho (love duet) folk singing was recognised by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on September 30, 2009.
The cultural space of the gongs in the Central Highlands of Vietnam was recognised by UNESCO as Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2005 and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008.
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on June 23, 2014. Photos: VNA


Vietnam – representative of UNESCO’s values

Vietnam – representative of UNESCO’s values

Since its entry to UNESCO in 1976, Vietnam has worked closely with UNESCO and its members to promote peace, development, solidarity and cooperation between nations and protect cultural values.

UNESCO accompanies Vietnam in protecting cultural heritages

UNESCO accompanies Vietnam in protecting cultural heritages

The UNESCO has been accompanying Vietnam in protecting, preserving, and promoting the country’s cultural heritages. The goal is to create a future based on the bond between past and present.


Hanoi to turn middle alluvium ground into park

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Vietnam's fishery exports exceed 10 billion USD in 11 months

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HCM City want foreign doctors to be fluent in Vietnamese

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Use of toxic e-cigarettes among students on the rise

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Vietnam won’t sacrifice the environment for economic growth: Prime Minister

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Vietnam’s bond market contracts amid monetary tightening

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AI used to predict renewable-energy capacity

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Infrastructure pinpointed to spur socioeconomic fortunes

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Budget resolutions set plan for 2023

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Vietnam fruit exported to new markets

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Colourful beauty of Lo Lo ethnic costumes

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Sapa forecasted to experience frost

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Dortmund footballers excited to discover Hanoi

Following their arrival in Hanoi, players of Bundesliga FC Borussia Dortmund enjoyed a cyclo tour around the Vietnamese capital and explored some famous sightseeing spots ahead of their friendly match against hosts Vietnam on November 30.