The Vietnamese government has completed its documentation of the ancient capital of Thang Long (Ha Noi), required for submission to UNESCO for World Heritage consideration.
Royal citadel’s file completed for UNESCO recognition [Link no longer active]
Nhan Dan, 11 August 2008
Thang Long citadel closes in on UNESCO recognition [Link no longer active]
Viet Nam News, 11 August 2008
Documentations of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel have been completed as a step towards the UNESCOâ€™s recognition as world cultural heritage.
After the royal citadel was recognised as a national historical and architectural relic site in late 2007, the fileâ€™s preparation was carried out carefully with the participation of prestigious foreign and local scientists, including those from the Vietnam-Japan Expertsâ€™ Joint Committee, the Ile region of France and UNESCO.