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Old well found near Ho Citadel

Old well found near Ho Citadel

An old well found in Xuan Giai village, Vinh Tien commune, Vinh Loc district of central Thanh Hoa province, about 300m away from the inner part of the world’s cultural heritage, Ho Dynasty Citadel. The information was released on January 5 by the Centre for Ho Dynasty Citadel Heritage Conservation, which, however, said it needs [...]
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Ho Dynasty Citadels Secret P1 - Three months of construction, an exploit

Ho Dynasty Citadel’s Secret P1 – Three months of construction, an exploit

According to Ngo Si Lien’s “Dai Viet Su Ky Toan Thu” (Records of Historian about Dai Viet’s History), King Ho Quy Ly instructed Prime Minister Do Tinh to build the Ho Citadel in Thanh Hoa in January 1397. The construction was completed in March. Although the Ho Dynasty only lasted from 1400 to 1407, Emperor [...]
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Ho - Ming War (1406 - 1407)

Ho – Ming War (1406 – 1407)

This war began in 1406 when Emperor Yongle (Minh Thành Tổ) sent Kwang Tung (Hoàng Trung) with an army of 500,000 to lead the invasion. Ming’s matchlocks In 1407, the fall of Da Bang fortress, and the defeats of the Hồ at Moc Pham Giang and Ham Tu all precipitated the fall of the Hồ [...]
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Stone cannon-balls found in Ho Citadel

Stone cannon-balls found in Ho Citadel

The Centre for Conservation of Ho Dynasty Citadel World Heritage said its staff found the cannon bullets during an excavation jointly conducted with archaeologists at Hoang Gia Road or Hoe Nhai Road which links the southern gate of the citadel with the Nam Giao esplanade on Don Son Mountain. The round-shaped cannon-balls were polished carefully [...]
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