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9 Historical Places In Vietnam You Must Visit

9 Historical places in Vietnam

Over the course of the long history of development, many battles, Vietnam has remained steadfast until today and has become a developing country in the region.

Places to visit historical in Vietnam

  1. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  2. Thang Long Citadel
  3. Temple of Literature
  4. Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
  5. Hue Citadel
  6. Hue Tombs
  7. My Son Sanctuary
  8. Independent place
  9. Cu Chi Tunnels

Describe a historical place in Vietnam

  1. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

On September 2, 1969, President Ho Chi Minh, the outstanding leader, national liberation hero, prominent international communist soldier, cultural celebrity of humanity went into eternity, leaving unlimited gratitude to all Vietnamese people and international friends.

According to the aspirations of the entire Party, the people and the whole army, the Politburo of the Party Central Committee decided: “With our everlasting and eternal beloved gratitude to President Ho Chi Minh, we have to perform to a good degree. The most enduring task of preserving Ho’s presidency and building his tomb. ”

Today, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum is located in Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

We are currently allowed to visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum on some days of the week. But according to the rules here.

  1. Thang Long Citadel

1000 years ago. In 1009, Ly Cong Uan took the throne, founded the Ly dynasty. In the autumn of autumn 1010, the king proclaimed the capital city to move the capital from Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh Province) to the city Dai La. Immediately after moving the capital, Ly Cong Uan has urgently built the Thang Long Citadel, early in 1011 is completed.

Come here we will visit the monuments such as the Hanoi Flagpost, the Glass Temple …

Today, after the reform, renovation, and even wars, the Thang Long capital city has many transformations, not as intact as before. We only have a few tourist attractions.

thang long citadel
thang long citadel
  1. Temple of Literature, Ha Noi

Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam, built in 1070, is considered as the first university in Vietnam. At present, there are also preserved beer stoned by high-ranking connoisseurs under the reign.

From the outside, the entire Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam is surrounded by four walls built of large bricks – the most common architectural materials of the post-Le period, creating an ancient space. glass, dignified, full of nostalgia. Inside the wall, the ancient architectural roofs are hidden under the luxuriant foliage of the ancient trees, giving the place a completely different scene with the outside, creating a special attraction for visitors.

In front of Van Mieu, across the Quoc Tu Giam, there is a large lake, called Ho Van. Previously, in the middle of the lake, there is Kim Chau mound, on the erection of a house – “Judge of the House,” where the ceremony of the Confucian poetry. Now the family has died, on the mound still, stakes built in 18 Tu Duc 18 (1865) records the renovation of the Temple of Literature.

Temple of Literature, Ha Noi
Temple of Literature, Ha Noi

Located on a large campus, the interior of Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam is divided into 5 areas, separated by the walls built ancient brick tiles.

More Link: Ha noi day tour

  1. Citadel of the Ho Dynasty

Citadel of the Ho Dynasty was built by Ho Quy Ly in the spring of 1397, after three months of completion, this is where Ho Quy Ly lived for nearly 10 years after the overthrow of the Tran dynasty.

Citadel of the Ho Dynasty was built entirely of large stone with rudimentary techniques, but over time and war, it remained intact.

According to many theories by the ancient Chinese invaders of the Vietnamese, Citadel of the Ho Dynasty was destroyed not intact. At present, there are only port gates, male escorts and dragons dragged at the gate.

Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
Citadel of the Ho Dynasty
  1. Hue Citadel

Hue Citadel was built in 1802 by King Gia Long, after more than 100 years. Throughout the wars, Hue was the centerpiece of the Vietnam War, so the United States and the imperialist mercilessly bombarded Hue, So after the war, the buildings in Hue were badly damaged. After many times UNESCO sent people to Hue to survey and launch a campaign to save Hue, now the Hue Citadel has been restored intact, however, there are still many architectural works have not been restored.

Hue Citadel
Hue Citadel

Today, visitors to Hue can not fail to explore Hue Citadel, this is the most popular destination in Hue.

You will discover life as well as incarnate into the King, Queen under the dynasty.

  1. Hue Tombs

13 Kings, but due to the historical, war, the kings of the Nguyen only built 7 Tombs, including Gia Long mausoleum (the first king Nguyen Dynasty), Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh, Thieu Tri Tomb, Dong Khanh Tomb, Duc Duc Tomb – Thanh Thai – Duy Tan. These tombs are elaborately and extensively constructed in the Loong – Phung areas of Confucianism and Buddhism.

Hue Tombs
Hue Tombs
  1. My Son Sanctuary

My Son is a Cham monument, built in the fourth century. It is the burial place for the kings and painters as well as the sorcerers of the careers, where kings speak. with the supreme gods for the good weather. My point was originally made of wood, but then the Kings reformed, rebuilt by brick and it lasts to this day. My Son was discovered in the 19th century by the French, After many years of war, My Son is not intact anymore, the vestiges of war remain, many works have been ruined, however, there are still many tourists. Travel to visit here.

My Son Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary
  1. Independent place, Viet Nam

The independent residence was built in 1868 under the name of NORODOM Palace, the residence of the governor of Cochinchina. After many years, the Independence Palace was rebuilt and existed to this day.

The palace was the end of Vietnam’s two-tiered partition.

Independent place, Viet Nam
Independent place, Viet Nam
  1. Cu Chi Tunnels

About 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City, the Cu Chi tunnels were created for troops and Vietnamese against the United States. The tunnels go down in history with many struggles against America and have been successful. Today is a famous tourist destination in the world.

cu chi tunnels
cu chi tunnels

Discover the tour: Gai Gon- Cu Chi- Tay Ninh

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