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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 Hanoi citadel itself isn't something to write home about. It's not impressive nor is it well kept. The only lovely feature in it is the northern gate. 
  • Hard to believe that we tried to find the Citadel twice without luck. Finally on our last day we took a taxi to Citadel, but still they didn't drop as at the entrance! When researching Hanoi this had ...  more »
  • It is a city sightseeing tour company at the entrance to gimmicks of automatic ticket gates at the entrance, but don't know the meaning tricks. Admission after observing quietly, but over time it look what it is not. Military Museum is located next to the ruins of the fighters will be like.
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