WORLD HERITAGE IN VIETNAM

03/05/2016 22:11

HA LONG BAY (WORLD NATURAL HERITAGE)

Geographical position   Situated in the north-east region of Viet Nam, Ha Long Bay is a part of Bac Bo Gulf and comprises the sea area of Ha Long City, Cam Pha City and a part of Van Don island district, Quang Ninh Province. It borders Cat Ba Island to the...
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03/05/2016 22:10

PHONG NHA - KE BANG NATIONAL PARK (WORLD NATURAL HERITAGE)

  Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park lies in Quang Binh Province - the central Viet Nam. Covering an area of more than  343,000 hectares (heart zone of 123,30 ha and buffer zone of 220,000ha), Phong Nha – Ke Bang situated in Quang Ninh, Bo Trach and Minh Hoa...
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03/05/2016 22:08

COMPLEX OF HUE MONUMENTS (WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE)

Location Complex of Hue Monuments lies along the Perfume River in Hue City and some adjacent areas of Thua Thien Hue Province. Hue City constitutes the cultural, political and economic centre of the province, and was the old imperial city of Viet Nam under the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to...
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03/05/2016 22:07

HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE)

Hoi An is an old town down the Thu Bon River, on the coastal plain of Quang Nam Province, about 30 km south of Da Nang City. Hoi An used to be known on the international market with many different names such as Lam Ap, Faifo, Hoai Pho and Hoi An.  What is so special about Hoi An is...
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03/05/2016 22:06

MY SON SANCTUARY (WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE)

Geographical position My Son Sanctuary is set in a small valley belonging to Duy Phu Commune, Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province, about 70km southwest of Danang City and 40km from Hoi An City. Of the 225 Cham vestiges that are founded in Viet Nam, My Son possesses 71 monuments and 32...
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03/05/2016 22:04

CENTRAL SECTOR OF THE IMPERIAL CITADEL OF THANG LONG - HA NOI (WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE)

Geographical position  The central sector of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Ha Noi covers area of 18.395ha, includes archaeological area at 18 Hoang Dieu Street and relics in Ha Noi Citadel such as: Ha Noi Flag Tower, Doan Mon, Kinh Thien Palace, Building D67, Hau Lau, Bac Mon, Forbidden...
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03/05/2016 22:03

CITADEL OF THE HO DYNASTY (WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE)

The citadel of the Ho Dynasty is situated in communes of Vinh Tien, Vinh Long, Vinh Quang, Vinh Yen, Vinh Phuc, Vinh Ninh, Vinh Khang, Vinh Thanh and Vinh Loc Town (Vinh Loc District), Thanh Hoa Province. It was the capital of Viet Nam from 1398 to 1407.   The citadel of the Ho...
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03/05/2016 22:02

TRANG AN LANDSCAPE COMPLEX

(TITC) - Trang An Landscape Complex covers an area of 6,172ha in districts of Hoa Lu, Gia Vien, Nho Quan, Tam Diep Town and Ninh Binh City, about 90km to the southeast of Ha Noi. The complex is surrounded by a buffer zone of 6,268ha, mostly comprising paddy...
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03/05/2016 22:01

NHA NHAC, VIETNAMESE COURT MUSIC (INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE)

In its ordinary meaning, Court Music is understood as music genres, including music for dance and opera, used in worshiping ceremonies, national court – organized festivities, and occasions of entertainment for Kings and Royal families. But the term Nha Nhac (imported from China) was used by...
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03/05/2016 22:00

CA TRU SINGING (INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE)

Ca Tru has many names, depending on each locality, each period of time, it is also called A dao singing, Cua dinhsinging, Cua quyen singing, Co dau singing, Nha to singing, Nha tro singing and Ca cong singing. This is a...
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