Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hanoi

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Walk among the remains of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, an 11th-century fortress and World Heritage Site. Following its construction during the Ly dynasty, it served as the capital of Vietnam. Its excavation took place from 2002 to 2004, revealing evidence of a unique Southeast Asian culture. Tour the site to see its palaces, roads, ponds, underground bunker, and other ruins. The onsite display room exhibits bronze coins, ceramics, pottery, and other excavated artifacts, as well as mockups of the citadel itself. Planning Hanoi trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Nice atmosphere. However, in broad daylight and hot. 3:00 it is recommended too. Located near the Museum of war, Highland coffee, Ho Chi Minh City closed, walking, helpful.
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  • September 30, 2017
    The historical capital was Hanoi's Royal Palace and the Office. At the same time and you can see also in modern history that was the center of the politics of North Viet Nam, is very interesting. Please be careful, not exhausting.
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  • September 29, 2017
    A must visit that despite the dilapidated appearance of some places takes back us in the past history. Parts restored, as the arcades to stroll while enjoying the charm that lives in places. A visit that may be long enough for young children without stroller...
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