Hanoi Flag Tower

Hanoi Flag Tower on the age of almost 200 years is famend as one of many symbols of Hanoi. The development started in 1805 and accomplished in 1812, the 11th year of Gia Long time, Nguyen dynasty, 5 years after development time of Flag Tower in Hue.

Hanoi flag towerFrom 1894 to 1897, the French colonial destroyed many of the development in Thang Long Imperial Citadel, and Flag Tower is certainly one of uncommon structure works which nonetheless stay in the present day. Furthermore, the picture of Flag Tower has been embedded in lots of exceptional historic occasions; for instance, the flag of Vietnam flew on the highest of the Flag Tower for the primary time in 1945, after The August Revolution’s success, and on October 10th, 1954- the capital libration day; picture of Flag Tower is printed on the cash paper issued firstly by the Financial institution of Vietnam.

Since 1986, there are at all times a nationwide flag (24m2) flying on the highest of Hanoi Flag Tower. One flag is just used inside two to a few weeks on common, so in a single 12 months, there are about 20 flags alternately flying within the sky of Hanoi.

Positioned on Dien Bien Phu street, on the heart of the town, Hanoi Flag Tower is a historic attraction that vacationers who arrive in Hanoi ought to go to as soon as.

Hanoi Flag Tower is 33m height with three platforms and the eight-side tower, and 41m height consisting of the flag pole. With authentic development goal as an observatory; Hanoi Flag Tower affords a panoramic view for the watchers standing on it. The highest of the tower is an eight-side room with eight home windows equivalent to eight instructions, providing sufficient house for six individuals standing inside. “Ngenh huc” means “Welcome daybreak’s daylight”, “Hoi quang” means “Reflecting the sunshine”, and “Huong minh” means “Direct to the sunshine” are alternately inscribed on the japanese, western and southern door of the tower. On the northern door, there are two stairs within the left and the best hand aspect.

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