Do you know Vietnam historical places that attract many tourists to visit?
As one of the fast-growing countries in Southeast Asia, Vietnam has experienced many fierce wars and economic difficulties in the past. Today, historical vestiges are still preserved in Vietnam historical places which attract a lot of tourists every year.
9 best Vietnam historical places you must visit
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Coming to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, visitors have the opportunity to visit a cultural work with deep political significance. Moreover, you will be introduced to the life and important role of President Ho Chi Minh, who is considered a national hero and cultural celebrity of mankind.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is an architectural work built to protect the corpse of President Ho Chi Minh and express the love and deep gratitude of the Vietnamese people for Uncle Ho.
In addition, it is also a place to record Uncle Ho's merits and career in order to encourage Vietnamese people to unite to complete the Vietnamese revolutionary task in the new period.
The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is one of the most important historical sites in Vietnam. In 2002, experts conducted a large-scale archaeological excavation, they discovered many unique architectural traces and precious artifacts that have existed for more than 13 centuries.
These vestiges have deep historical significance and represent unique architectural works that existed through many periods and dynasties in Vietnam, from about the 601s to 1945s.
The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long was recognized by the World Heritage Committee as a World Cultural Heritage in 2010.
Temple of Literature
Temple of Literature Quoc Tu Giam is a symbol of the studious tradition of Vietnamese people from the past to the present. Located in the south of Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Hanoi, the Temple of Literature Quoc Tu Giam was completed under King Ly Nhan Tong in 1076.
This is considered the first university in Vietnam, to have trained national talents in the past. Currently, it has become a complex of historical and cultural relics, an ancient architectural work that is thousands of years old in Hanoi.
Co Loa Citadel
Located in Dong Anh district, Hanoi city, Co Loa citadel is a symbol of the unique creativity of the ancient Vietnamese in the defense of the country and against foreign invaders.
Co Loa Citadel was built during the reign of King An Duong Vuong (about 208 B.C.) and is associated with the famous legend of Trong Thuy - My Chau. This architectural work has a spiral shape with a total area of more than 830 hectares.
Archaeological excavations carried out at Loa citadel have discovered many materials used to build the citadel such as pottery, and Ke stone which is a testament to the technical level as well as the culture of the ancient Viet people.
The Citadel of Ho Dynasty
As a famous historical site of Thanh Hoa province, The Citadel of the Ho Dynasty was once the capital of Vietnam under the Ho Dynasty which existed in the 1400s.
This place was recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage in 2011 because it is an ancient architectural work with historical value through many periods.
In addition, The Citadel of the Ho Dynasty contributes unique architecture, technology, and sculpture to the city.
The complex of Hue monuments
The ancient capital of Hue is not only famous for the title of the first World Cultural Heritage of Vietnam but also as a symbol of the intellect and soul of the Vietnamese nation.
Referring to Hue, people easily imagine a charming picture of nature with magnificent palaces and mausoleums. The ancient capital of Hue, located on the north bank of the Perfume River, is one of those wonders.
It represents the prosperity and power of the Nguyen dynasties in Vietnam in the period from 1802 to 1945.
My Son Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary is an architectural complex of 70 temples and towers built extremely unique in the flourishing period of the ancient Cham Pa people.
Nestled in a deep valley in Quang Nam province, this relic was discovered in 1885 and recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site in 1995.
Despite being ravaged by time and many fierce wars, My Son Sanctuary still retains historical architectural features in many intact towers.
The Independence Palace
Independence Palace or NORODOM Palace started construction in 1868 and was completed in 1871 during the French occupation of 5 southern provinces of Vietnam, including Bien Hoa, Gia Dinh, Dinh Tuong, Vinh Long, An Giang, and Ha Tien.
Currently, the Independence Palace is a particularly important historical relic, marking the victory of the Vietnamese people in the resistance war against the US to save the country and liberate the South of the Vietnamese people in 1975.
Cu Chi Tunnels
Although the period of resistance against the French colonialists (about 1948) of the Vietnamese has long passed, the Cu Chi Tunnels are still a meaningful architectural work, a great pride of the Vietnamese people.
The Cu Chi Tunnels are a symbol of the unique Vietnamese intelligence and military art. In addition, it also recreates the difficult but resilient and indomitable war years of the Vietnamese people that the whole world must recognize.
When visiting, visitors will be surprised to realize that this tunnel is very large and full of areas such as the dining room, kitchen, surgery place, working cellar, command center, etc. in the ground.
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