19C Hoang Dieu
Ba Đinh, Ha Noi
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Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

Translucent porcelain bowls of the Imperial Palace of Thang Long


The archeology activities under the 18 Hoang Dieu relic site between 2002 and 2004 have discovered numerous porcelains and ceramics, including those exclusively dedicated to the king. These precious relics reflect the life of Thang Long Imperial Palace in terms of daily activities and important occasions, with the noble beauty …

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Hanoi Flag Tower


Hanoi Flag Tower is situated in Dien Bien Phu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi which was built in 1812 under King Gia Long’s reign, Nguyen Dynasty in the sounthern part of Thang Long Imperial Citadel where Tam Mon Palace under Le Dynasty had been built. This tower marked the beginning …

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Kinh Thien Palace


Kinh Thien Palace is the central area among the overall vestiges in Thang Long – Hanoi Imperial Citadel. It used to be a palace of great significance where the court held the most solemn rituals, welcomed foreign emissaries and gave audience to discuss affairs of state.   French soldiers taking …

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Chinh Bac Mon


Chinh Bac Mon (Main Northern Gate ) or Cua Bac (Northern Gate of Thang Long Imperial Citadel) is situated in Phan Dinh Phung Street which was built in 1805 and is the only remaining gate to Hanoi Citadel under Nguyen Dynasty. Documentary photo of Northern Gate taken by Doctor Hocquard …

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Doan Mon (Main Gate)


Doan Mon is one of the main entrances to the Forbidden City. Basing on construction materials and remaining architectural style of the relics, it can be affirmed that current Doan Mon was built under Le Dynasty and restored in Nguyen Dynastry. The monument is situated in the south of Kinh …

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Hau Lau (Princess Palace)


Hau Lau is about 2.392m2, once known as Tinh Bac Lau (Palace that keeps the North peace), was built after the Later Le dynasty, the whereabouts for living and daily activities of the queen and the princess. Under Nguyen Dynasty, Hau Lau was used as the residence of imperial concubines …

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