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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. To visit Imperial Citadel of Thang Long on your trip to Hanoi, use our Hanoi itinerary planner.
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  • The Citadel is on the UNESCO World Heritage listing and covers structures and remains built commencing in 1010 by the Lyn Dynasty. The French Colonial buildings also on the site were used by the North...  more »
  • Somebody may be disappointed after visiting the Thang Long Citadel, i guess they were expecting the grand royal palace. However, what you can see here is not breathtaking building, but the long story ...  more »
  • Just round the corner from the Military History Museum and a nice, quiet and interesting place to visit. Open Tuesday - Sunday 08:30 - 11:30 & 14:00 - 17:00 hours. Closed Mondays. Entrance fee: 30,000...  more »