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Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Hanoi

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
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. To visit Imperial Citadel of Thang Long on your trip to Hanoi, use our Hanoi itinerary planner.
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  • Since nothing much to see in Hanoi - this place is also in to-do list of course, but it is interesting to learn how Vietnamese culture is influenced by Chinese 
  • it is located by the side of the Military Museum. the citadel is surrounded by a high wall. inside is a garden but i think the government need's to do more to make it better. it is a dull garden at th...  read more »
  • This is quite a beautiful compound and there has been some effort to make it into a tourist attraction. We felt that it missed the mark. A bit dull, and in need of some TLC. 
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