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Hanoi - Historic war bunker opens to tourists Travel News

Hanoi – Historic war bunker opens to tourists

The bunker, located in the Thang Long Citadel Complex in downtown Ha Noi, was built in 1966 with cement blocks weighing a total of 1,000 cubic metres and it has been claimed that it can provide shelter from atomic bombs. About 300 soldiers were mobilised to work on its construction. It was hidden beneath a [...] Read more >>
Hanoi as attractive destination in foreign tourists eye Travel News

Hanoi as attractive destination in foreign tourists eye

A survey on more than 1,400 foreign tourists to the capital city, carried out by the Hanoi department of culture, sport and tourism with the goal of researching and perfecting statistical methods on the number of foreign tourists to Hanoi. Under the survey, more than 93 percent of the total respondents saw the city as [...] Read more >>
Huong Pagoda festival 2013 looks to biggest celebration ever Travel News

Huong Pagoda festival 2013 looks to biggest celebration ever

The festival, which is celebrating both the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday and the beginning of the National Tourism Year in the Hong (Red) River Delta, will have a wide range of activities, exhibitions and spectacle following the theme Traditional Features of Viet Culture. Festivities will begin on the sixth day of Tet (February 15) [...] Read more >>
Excavate unique cultural layers underneath Thang Long royal citadel Travel News

Excavate unique cultural layers underneath Thang Long royal citadel

At a depth of between 0.5 and 4.2 metres underground of The central axis of the Thang Long Royal Citadel for thousands years, consists of overlapping cultural layers ranging from Ly (1009-1226) to Nguyen (1802 – 1945) dynasties. Scientists at a seminar on reporting the results of the excavation of the site of the Thang [...] Read more >>
Vietnam National Tourism Year 2013 to spotlight Red river civilisation Travel News

Vietnam National Tourism Year 2013 to spotlight Red river civilisation

The opening ‘National Tourism Year – Hai Phong 2013’, which will be held under the theme ‘Red River Cilivisation’ with the participation of 12 cities and provinces in the Red river delta and northern coastal region. The year-long event aims to create and diversify high-quality tourism products which are imbued with the cultural and natural [...] Read more >>
Film festival in Hanoi attracts 14 entries Travel News

Film festival in Hanoi attracts 14 entries

On Thursday the list of 14 films to compete at the second Ha Noi International Film Festival (Haniff) to be held from November 25 to 29.  Two Vietnamese films that will compete at the festival include Thien Menh Anh Hung (Blood Letter) and Dam Me (Passion). Twelve other films at the festival come from foreign [...] Read more >>
One pillar pagoda in Hanoi gets Asian recognition Travel News

One pillar pagoda in Hanoi gets Asian recognition

On November 12 in Hanoi, The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha will receive a certificate of “the most unique architecture in Asia” awarded to the One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi. The Asian Records Organisation made the recognition in Faridabad of India on October 10. Originally dubbed Dien Huu, which means long-lasting happiness and good [...] Read more >>
Hanoi - Spanish contemporary dance to open  Travel News

Hanoi – Spanish contemporary dance to open

Spanish contemporary dance to the Au Co Arts Center, 8 Huynh Thuc Khang street, Hanoi on November 16. “Let’s face the music and dance” is a compilation of several fragments from Teresa Nieto En Copanía latest pieces. Special moments portraying a representative synthesis of the work, style and ‘landscape’ of the company: a journey through its [...] Read more >>
Lecture on enlightened approach to art Travel News

Lecture on enlightened approach to art

The Friends of Viet Nam Heritage (FVH), a non-formal group of mainly Hanoi residents from many countries who work voluntarily to promote and preserve Vietnamese cultural and historical heritage, will host a lecture on the theme Arts&Antiquities: Contrarian Collecting, on Saturday. The English-speaking lecture will be conducted by Dr Mark Rapoport on the enlightened approach [...] Read more >>
Hanoi One pillar pagoda wins Asian recognition Travel News

Hanoi One pillar pagoda wins Asian recognition

The Hanoi One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, has been recognised by the Asian Records Organisation as having the most unique architecture on the continent, the Vietnam Records Organisation said on October 17. Originally dubbed Dien Huu, which means long-lasting happiness and good luck, the pagoda was built in 1049 on the [...] Read more >>
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