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Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

Tuesday - 27/11/2018 03:22
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long has brought in immense values, deposited through layers of historical sediment for more than a millennium. Therefore, since the opening to welcome tourists, especially after being recognized by UNESCO as world cultural heritages, Thang Long Imperial Palace is always welcome to not frequented by people to visit the capital. Introduction Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long now belongs to the area of ​​Dien Bien Ward and Quan Thanh Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. The royal citadel of Thang Long has a total area of ​​18,395ha including archaeological sites 18 Hoang Dieu and other relics in the relics of Hanoi Citadel such as Doan Mon, Hanoi flag, Thiên, D67, Bắc Môn, Hậu Lâu, the wall and 8 gates under the Nguyen.
Hoang Thang Long 1Thang Long (photo collection)
Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is a historical relic of the ancient Thang Long Citadel, dating from the pre-Thang Long period (VII century) through the Dinh-Le Dynasty, was developed under the Ly, Tran, Le and the time. Hanoi under Nguyen dynasty. This is a massive architectural work, built by the dynasties in many historical periods and became the most important monument in the system of relics of Vietnam. Imperial Citadel of Thang Long was recognized by UNESCO as the world's cultural heritage.
These relics are located in Ba Dinh District and are limited by roads: the north is Phan Dinh Phung Street, the south is Bac Son Road and the Parliament House, the southwest is Dien Bien Phu Street, the west Hoang Dieu Street, Doc Lap Street, the National Assembly and finally the East is Nguyen Tri Phuong Street. This is definitely a place you will not miss when  traveling to Hanoi .
How to reach Imperial Citadel of Thang Long?
To visit Imperial Citadel of Thang Long you to 19C Hoang Dieu is the main gate for visitors. From the center of Hanoi you can easily go to the Citadel relics by means of motorcycles, beautiful cars, cars, buses ... If you take the bus you can catch line 22, this car will stop at the entrance of the Imperial Palace.
hoang thanh thang long mapRoute map to visit the Thang Long Citadel
Ticket price and opening hours to visit Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
- The Imperial Citadel is open weekdays (except Monday).
- Open time:
Morning: 8h00 - 11h30;
Afternoon: 14h00 - 17h00
- The entrance fee to visit the area is 30,000 VND / visit
- For students, students aged 15 and above (must have student ID card), elderly 60 years old or more, admission fee is VND 15,000 / visit.
- Particularly for children under 15 and people with meritorious services to the revolution, they will be free of entrance fee.
Places to visit in the relic Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
To visit the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long you can visit many famous monuments in the population:
Archaeological area 18 Hoang Dieu
This relic consists of the bottom part of the east side of the dynasty under the Cao Bien period, the Tang Dynasty, the upper part of the Ly and Tran palaces, followed by a central part of the Le dynasty and The top part of the center of the 19th century Hanoi.
Thang Long royal relicsArchaeological relics in 18 Hoang Dieu (photo collection)
Hanoi one flag
The flag of Hanoi is a monument built in 1812 under the reign of Gia Long. The flag tower is 60m high, consisting of a base, a trunk and a watchtower. The base has a square shape with an area of ​​2007m² and consists of 3 levels gradually rising. Each level has a wall of flowers and patterns around. From the ground up to the second leg, climb 18 steps on the east and west side. From level 2 to level 3, you also have to climb 18 stairs at the East and West. The third level has 4 doors, East Gate, West Gate, South Gate and North Gate.
cot co ha noi 1Hanoi flagpole
Electric Glass
This is the central vestige, the main nucleus of the historical relics of the ancient citadel of Hanoi. The glass tower is located at the center of the ruins. Before the glass Thien Doan Mon to Hanoi flagpole, behind the post Hau Lau, North, east and west walls and small open.
At present, the remains of the Thien Thien Tower are only the old ones. In the south there is a railing of more than one meter. The front of the main south side of the Tel Thien Sky Tower system up with large blocks of stone. Electric terrace consists of 10 steps, 4 stone dragon divided into 3 ways up equal to the dragon platform.
Hoang Thang Long dragonStone Dragon Temple in the Thien Thien (photo collection)
Four stone dragons were created in the 15th century in the Le dynasty. Thien Thien stone sculpture is an artistic heritage of masterpieces, typical for sculpture art Le. The dragon is engraved with green stone, has a high head, large head, round eyes protruding, long horn with branches, moss gliding back, mouth open, sucking pearl. The dragon's body bends smoothly into many arcs, gradually towards the upper power. On the back of the dragon there are long undulating strips like clouds, sparks. Two steps on the side of the terrace are two stylized dragons. The glass ceiling and the twin dragon have been partly reflect the grand scale, magnificence, magnificence of ancient Thien Thien.
Late Lau
Also known as the Jingbei (Longbeijing), is a building behind the pyramid-shaped architecture of the ancient citadel of Hanoi. Although in the arc but is north, built with the intent of feng shui peaceful north of the palace. This is also home to the queen and princesses during the feudal period.
Hoang Thang Long Hau LauLatex (photo collection)
North Gate
This is one of the five gates of Hanoi under Nguyen. In Cua Bac, two cannons were retained by French artillery fire from the Red River in 1882 when France descended to Hanoi for the second time. Today on the city gate is the place of worship of two Hanoi governors, Nguyen Tri Phuong and Hoang Dieu.
hoang thanh thang long bac monNorth door (photo collection)
House D67
This is where the Ministry of Defense, the Politburo and the Central Military Commission made historic decisions marking the milestones of the Vietnamese revolution. These were the Tet Offensive in 1968, in 1972, and culminating in the 1975 Ho Chi Minh Campaign to liberate the united South.
hoang thanh thang long d67House D67 (collectibles)
Places to eat near Thang Long Citadel
  • Thang Beo - Nem Tai: 10G Ton That Thiep, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Noodle: 1 Le Duan, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Tile roof - Thai hot pot Tom Yum: 38 Tran Phu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Bun Ngoc Huyen 136 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Quan Mai - Nguyen Bieu: 2 Nguyen Bieu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Tram Duong Restaurant - Now Station Yen The: 101 4B Yen The, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Quan Yanh - Xoi Nong & Chicken: 46 Ngoc Ha Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Coco Jelly: 21 Tran Phu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Instant Noodles, Canh Tie & Cake Rolls - North Door: 96 Cua Bac, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Thai Food - Thai Bun Seafood & Hot Pot: 46 Phan Dinh Phung, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Bun Bac - Cao Ba Quat: 38A Cao Ba Quat, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Attention to visit Thang Long Royal Citadel
When visiting Thang Long Royal Palace, you should note the following:
  • Follow the map to visit the relic.
  • Do not carry weapons, explosives, flammable substances, noxious substances and odorless substances into the vestige.
  • Dress neatly, politely. There are no cultured behaviors such as profanity, insults, writing on the wall, up the tree, causing disorder in the relic. Vehicles, motorcycles must be at the right place (at 19 C Hoang Dieu)
  • Having a sense of protection of relics and relics; Maintaining environmental sanitation, putting garbage in the right place. Do not climb trees, breaking branches, picking fruit, step on the grass.
  • Units, groups need to guide visit, contact the Demonstration Room to be served. Agencies and individuals wishing to film and film the film must have a letter of recommendation and the permission of the leader of the Thang Long - Hanoi Heritage Conservation Center.
  • Do not use the flycam at the heritage site.


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