Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is an excellent place of curiosity not just for the Hanoi but in addition for the nation as an entire and was inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee in 2010.

Imperial Citadel of Thang LongThe Impretical Citadel of Thang Long was constructed within the 11th century by the Ly Viet Dynasty, when the capital of Vietnam was relocated from Hoa Lu to Hanoi. The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is the cultural advanced comprising the royal enclose space constructed within the Ly Dynasty and expanded in Tran, Le and eventually Nguyen Dynasty.

Now, it's positioned subsequent to Ba Dinh Square, reverse the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum additionally close to many essential political buildings together with the Vietnamese Presidential Palace.

There are three elements within the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long together with:

- Flag Tower of Hanoi on Dien Bien Phu Street inside Army Museum space, reverse Lenin Statue & Park, adjoining to the bottom of the tower is Higland Cafe

- Citadel and Palaces on Hoang Dieu Street together with some relics as:  Kinh Thien Palace from the Le So Dynasty, with stone steps and balconies carved with dragons made in 1467; Doan Mon Gate, the southern gate of the forbidden city of Thang Long; and relics of Hanoi Citadel from the Nguyen Dynasty with Cua Bac (Northern Gate), Hau Lau (Back Tower).

- 18 Hoang Dieu Archaeological Website on Hoang dieu Street, reverse the Citadel and Palaces was uncovered in late 2003 together with three layer. The deepest layer contained proof of building from pre Thang Long interval ( 7th – 9th centuries AD) or the Dai La Citadel. The following layer contained architectural traces from the Ly – Tran dynastles ( 11th – 14th centuries AD). The highest layer revealed remnanats from the Le dynasty 9 15th – 18th centuries AD).

Not like different museums in Hanoi, you might have an opportunity to take some images right here however all actions needs to be fairly, not have an effect on to different folks and relics.

You'll be able to go to all days within the week besides Mondays. And it is best to spend a half day to go to all palaces within the The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long to know extra in regards to the historical past of Vietnam by means of the Dynasties.