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Stone cannon-balls found in Ho Citadel Travel News

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 [...] Read more >>
Art contest celebrates Vietnams National Day for Heritage Travel News

Art contest celebrates Vietnam’s National Day for Heritage

Vietnam’s National Day for Heritage and 40 years of the World Heritage convention. The contest aims to encourage young people 18 years of age or under to reflect upon the importance of World Heritage sites and celebrate the preservation of these sites for future generations. Each participant should create a colourful and unique work that [...] Read more >>
Gallery featuring Ho Dynasty Citadel’s objects opened Travel News

Gallery featuring Ho Dynasty Citadel’s objects opened

Thanh Hoa’s Conservation Center for Ho Citadel on June 12 opened a gallery featuring objects related to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. The 400-square-meter exhibit displays more than 200 objects including weapons, construction stones, terracotta decorations and bronze drums. The citadel, which will be officially recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site at a ceremony [...] Read more >>
Ho citadel protection and management requirements Travel News

Ho citadel protection and management requirements

The Inner Citadel and Nam Giao Altar were designated in 1962 as national heritage by Decision of the Ministry of Culture of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and are protected under the Law on Cultural Heritage of 29/06/2001. The nominated section of La Thanh Outer Wall is in the process of being similarly protected. The [...] Read more >>
Ho Citadel attracts tourist crowd Travel News

Ho Citadel attracts tourist crowd

Since the Ho Dynasty Citadel in the central province of Thanh Hoa was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage site last year, it has attracted an increasing number of tourists. Accordingly, a total of 11,000 visitors came to the site in the first six months of this year, a sharp increase compared to the figure [...] Read more >>
Recalls history of Ho Dynasty Citadel Travel News

Recalls history of Ho Dynasty Citadel

The Ho Dynasty Citadel is finally gaining its attention of researchers and passing tourists. Built around 600 years ago, with four gates facing south, north, east and west, the Ho Dynasty Citadel is a stone military architecture with great cultural and historical value. The world cultural heritage site in Thanh Hoa central Province received its [...] Read more >>
Seminar about way to promote Ho Dynasty citadel Travel News

Seminar about way to promote Ho Dynasty citadel

The Thanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee and Vietnam National Administration of Tourism A held a seminar entitled ‘Solutions to promote the value of the World Cultural Heritage Ho Dynasty Citadel’ in 5 June 2012. There were nearly 50 speeches delivered at the seminar affirmed the universal value of the citadel as well as the connection [...] Read more >>
Exhibition for the collection and magazines about Ho Dynasty Citadel Travel News

Exhibition for the collection and magazines about Ho Dynasty Citadel

In the preparing for receiving ceremony of Certificate of Cultural Heritage of Ho Dynasty (16 June 2012), in 25 May 2012, Thanh Hoa provincial Library hold an exhibition to introduce the collection of books, magazines and materials of Ho Dynasty Citadel – Ho Quy Ly – Ho Citadel and introduce the translation of La Province [...] Read more >>
Vietnam supports UNESCO’s reform efforts Travel News

Vietnam supports UNESCO’s reform efforts

Deputy Foreign Minister and Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) Nguyen Thanh Son made this statement during his meeting with UNESCO General Director Irina Bokova on February 29 in Paris. The meeting was within the UNESCO Executive Board’s annual session from February 27 to March 10. Deputy Minister Son affirmed that [...] Read more >>
Ho Citadel will receive World Heritage status in June Travel News

Ho Citadel will receive World Heritage status in June

An art programme entitled “Ho Dynasty Citadel – the Proud of Vietnam” will be held following the ceremony to honour the historical and cultural value of the citadel. A ceremony to receive the UNESCO certificate declaring the Ho Dynasty Citadel as a World Cultural Heritage site will be held in Thanh Hoa province on June [...] Read more >>
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