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Van Mieu honoured as Special National Heritage Site Travel News

Van Mieu honoured as Special National Heritage Site

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan made the remark in Hanoi on February 25 at a ceremony to recognise the complex as a Special National Heritage Site. He urged Hanoians to preserve and promote the treasured temple so that younger generations can learn about the country’s tradition of study from it. Also at the ceremony, [...] Read more >>
Chau Van rites festival kicks off Travel News

Chau Van rites festival kicks off

The festival gathers 15 mediums from 11 provinces and cities across the country who will present performances of ‘hau dong’ (mediumship) rituals of the Mother Goddesses religion to visitors. Mediums will perform with instrumentalists and dance teams from the Vietnam Federation of UNESCO Associations (VFUA). A dossier will be created and further developed from the [...] Read more >>
Co Loa historical, architectural and archeological complex as a Special National Relic Travel News

Co Loa historical, architectural and archeological complex as a Special National Relic

Deputy Prime Minister Mr.Nguyen Thien Nhan attended the event and handed over the government’s certificate of recognition to the Hanoi municipal authorities. The Co Loa complex was one of the country’s 11 relic sites to be recognised as the special national relics by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on September 27, 2012, for their unique [...] Read more >>
People flock to Hanoi sites during Tet Holiday Travel News

People flock to Hanoi sites during Tet Holiday

According to the mausoleum’s management board, nearly 29,000 people, including more than 9,700 foreigners, visited the mausoleum on February 10, 12, 13 and 14. Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi welcomed close to 20,000 visitors, mostly foreigners, during Tet. Nguyen Van Son, Director of the Hanoi-Thang Long Heritage Conservation Centre , said the centre organised [...] Read more >>
Thang Long Royal Citadel welcomed nearly 20,000 visitors Travel News

Thang Long Royal Citadel welcomed nearly 20,000 visitors

Thang Long Royal Citadel in Hanoi welcomed nearly 20,000 visitors – mostly foreign tourists – in the first six days of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday. Thang Long-Hanoi Relic Conservation Centre Director Nguyen Van Son explained the centre has organised various events since the beginning of the year to attract visitors during the [...] Read more >>
The 224th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da Victory Travel News

The 224th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da Victory

The festival opened with an incense and offering ceremony in memory of King Quang Trung-Nguyen Hue and the Tay Son soldiers. A series of cultural, artistic and sporting activities, and martial art performances took place during the day, the fifth day of the first lunar month. The day before, people central Binh Dinh province, the [...] Read more >>
Hanoi culture exhibition 2013 Travel News

Hanoi culture exhibition 2013

Hundreds of books, articles, and photographs depicting Hanoian culture are on display at the library. Visitors get a glimpse of daily life and customs, costumes and cuisine. Visitor Tran Thi Nhu Lan from Hai Ba Trung district, said Hanoian culture is besieged by modern life styles. She hopes more and more similar exhibitions will open [...] Read more >>
Hanoi among cities with high quality hotel service Travel News

Hanoi among cities with high quality hotel service

In its survey examining 140 hotels in 100 cities around the world, London in the UK was labeled the worst, receiving many complaints about its expensive bars, slow services, and mediocre breakfasts. The city’s hotel rooms were also described as too small and cut off from any views. Long queues at large hotels bothered many [...] Read more >>
Exhibition features traditional worship of education in Hanoi Travel News

Exhibition features traditional worship of education in Hanoi

The exhibition of Ancient Van Tu and Van Chi in Thang Long and Neighbouring Regions shows 130 images and many objects relating to Van Tu and Van Chi including books, tubes to store scrolls, wood blocks and ideographic scripts carved on stone stelae. They show the architecture of Van Tu and Van Chi in Thang [...] Read more >>
Hanoi among cities with high quality hotel service Travel News

Hanoi among cities with high quality hotel service

Hotel service quality in Hanoi has ranked second only behind the German city of Dresden in a recent survey conducted by the prestigious website Trivago. In its survey examining 140 hotels in 100 cities around the world, London in the UK was labeled the worst, receiving many complaints about its expensive bars, slow services, and [...] Read more >>
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