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December 15, 2017

TEMPLE OF LITERATURE IN HANOI, FULL INFORMATION FOR TOURISTS

Temple of Literature in Hanoi is not only a historical place representing the long progress of Vietnamese culture. It made a big contribution on both Confucian civilization in Vietnam and human culture in the world also. Temple of literature was ranked as the cultural and historical site on 28th April, 1962. I. Temple of Literature In Hanoi I.1 Temple of Literature Hanoi introduction How did Temple of Literature appear? The temple was built in 1070. For nearly two centuries, despite wars and disasters, the temple has preserved ancient architectural styles of many dynasties as well as precious relics. Major restorations […]
September 26, 2017
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ALL ABOUT HO CHI MINH MAUSOLEUM COMPLEX (OPENING HOURS – INSIDE –  DRESSCODE – Entrance fee, TRANSPORT) I, Ho Chi Minh Complex I.1 Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh (19/5/1890-2/9/1969) was the first president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, who dedicated his life to save the country from invaders. He was also the founder of Vietnam Communist Party. For all Vietnamese family, he was regarded as the Great father or simply Uncle Ho. I.2 Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum The place was built to keep Ho Chi Minh’s body remained after he passed away so that he can somehow find […]
May 17, 2017
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BAO THIEN TOWER

   Bao Thien Tower – A historic witness:  Bao Thien Tower, the tower which was considered as one of 4 greatest treasures of An Nam (the name of Vietnam under Ly dynasty) is still a popular destination for history lover. Not only is it famous for its historical meaning but it is also for its thrilling stories. Although Bao Thien Tower now only exists in the memory of Vietnamese and in history books but it stories still recall people about the old time changes and French invasion… Bao Thien was located on the land of Great Church (Nha tho Lon) […]
May 12, 2017
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HANOI OPERA HOUSE

1         The view of the Hanoi Opera House The Hanoi Opera house is not only a historical, artistic building but it also is a stage full of greatest performances worldwide. Either you are art lovers or not, the Hanoi Opera House is the place you shouldn’t miss. Definitely, it is worth your time to see it.   Located near Sword Lake and many famous places, Hanoi opera house plays an important role in conveying culture of Vietnam to foreigners and developing art of Vietnam.  Hundred years went by regardless, the Hanoi opera house is a unique structure with outstanding values […]
January 14, 2017
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Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi

The old day goes “ men build the house and women make it home”. It means that men are breadwinners who take charge of earning money and shoulder financial responsibilities in the family, while women are accountable for taking care of children, preparing meals for the family. However, Vietnamese women have to take more responsibilities than those. In addition to being a wife, a mother of the children they are a insufficient millitary source in wars against invaders, especially through the two fights against the French and America colonialism. Vietnamese women’s museum is located in Ly Thuong Kiet street which […]
October 27, 2016
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THE WATER PUPPET IN VIETNAM

THE WATER PUPPET IN VIETNAM Water puppetry is remarkable creation from rice culture by the Vietnamese. Although puppetry is formed in many countries around the world, Vietnam is the only country with water puppet. Experiencing the ups and downs of history, Vietnamese people still preserve and develop water puppetry, which becomes an innovative and special art. Vietnamese water puppet art has exxisted more than 1000 years. Water puppetry was first performed in 1121 to celebrate the King’s birth under the reign of Ly dynasty., Iit has quickly developed into a form of indispensable art in the daily life of Vietnamese […]
July 5, 2016
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Temple of Literature and National University, Hanoi, Vietnam

Temple of Literature and National University Vietnam has known as a country with a long tradition of academic excellence. So that can fail to mention two famous universities of Vietnam from ancient times until now : Temple of Literature and National University in Ha Noi. To begin with , Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first national university, which was built in1070 at the time of Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. The temple is located to the south of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, which is extremely well preserved and is a superb example of traditional-style Vietnamese architecture. This ancient site offers […]
July 3, 2016
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Long Bien Bridge

Long Bien Bridge When visiting Hanoi, every foreign visitor often goes to such very famous places as The Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Hoan Kiem lakeBut now, I will introduce you a destination that you don’t often go: Long Bien Bridge. On visiting Long Bien Bridge, you will be impressed by its antiquity and the sencenery around. Being constructed from 1898 to 1902, Long Bien Bridge is the first bridge to cross the Red river, the biggest river in the north of Vietnam. With 2290 m in length, 19 spans, it was designed by French engineers; so, it […]