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The northern provinces of Quang Ninh, Hai Duong, and Bac Giang have pledged to complete a scientific dossier on the Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscapes in 2022 as they seek UNESCO recognition as a world heritage site.

Nine Dynastic Urns in Hue seeking for UNESCO recognition

The Hue Monuments Conservation Center is preparing to seek UNESCO’s world heritage recognition for Nine Dynastic Urns of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam's last royal rulers.

Ha Long – a new city rises next to a world heritage

Rising next to Ha Long Bay, which has twice been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Ha Long is a standout tourism city in northern Vietnam with modern infrastructure, stunning natural scenery, and steady socio-economic development.

Tourists flock to Hoi An in celebration of 20th World Heritage anniversary

Free entrance tickets have been offered to visitors to the ancient town of Hoi An to commemorate the 20th anniversary since UNESCO officially recognised Hoi An as a World Heritage site.

Connecting world heritage sites – an urgent need

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Tourism Year 2015 has been recently kicked off in the central province of Thanh Hoa under the theme “Connecting World Heritage Sites” striving to maximise the value of Vietnam’s heritages,

World heritage a 2015 tourism focus

VietNamNet Bridge – The northern province of Thanh Hoa will host the National Tourism Year 2015 in mid-March next year, with a focus on connecting Viet Nam's world heritage sites.

Ha Long celebrates 20 years of World Heritage

 VietNamNet Bridge – An art show in Ha Long City has gathered more than 300 amateur and professional artists born in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

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18 world heritage sites: Vietnam “losing” billions of dollars?

 VietNamNet Bridge - Billions of US dollars of foreign investment in projects related to the 18 World Heritage sites in Vietnam seem to be "forgotten".

Trang An wins coveted world heritage recognition

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Trang An Tourism Complex in northern Ninh Binh Province has been declared a World Culture and Nature Heritage site by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organsiation (UNESCO).

Phong Nha - Ke Bang nominated for World Heritage the second time

 VietNamNet Bridge - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to submit dossiers to the UNESCO to seek the world natural heritage title for Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park for the second time.

Nguyen Dynasty’s documents proposed as world documentary heritage

Vietnam is building dossiers to submit to the UNESCO for considering the royal documents of the Nguyen Dynasty – the only preserved administrative documents of Vietnam’s feudal dynasties in the history - as the world's documentary heritage.

World Heritage title eyed for Yen Tu Buddhism relic

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the Prime Minister for permission to compile dossiers of Yen Tu Buddhism complex with a view to seeking World Heritage status for this national special relic.

Ancient quarry to build Ho Dynasty Citadel discovered

On December 25, the Centre for Conservation of Ho Dynasty Citadel World Heritage said that the center staff had discovered an ancient quarry located near Xuan Dai mountains, about 5km to the south of the Ho Dynasty Citadel.

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.  

Hung King belief considered as World Heritage

The profile on the belief of worshiping the King Hungs of Vietnam will be presented to the UNESCO at the 7th conference of the Intergovernmental Commission for the Conservation of Intangible Cultural Heritage.