Ancient Vietnamese temple undergoing restoration

Cao Lo Vuong Temple. Source: Viet Nam News 20160127

The Cao Lo Vuong Temple in northern Vietnam, named after a royal engineer from the 3rd century BCE is currently being restored.

Cao Lo Vuong Temple. Source: Viet Nam News 20160127
Cao Lo Vuong Temple. Source: Viet Nam News 20160127

Ancient temple’s restoration begins
Viet Nam News, 27 January 2016

Work to restore Cao Lo Vuong Temple in the northern Bac Ninh Province has been officially launched.

The project involves the restoration and embellishment of the Cao Lo Vuong cultural and historical relic. The VND42-billion (USVND44,667 million) project is divided into three contract packages.

Launched on Monday, with nearly VND27 billion (VND29,034 million) provided by Bac Ninh’s department of culture, sports and tourism, the first contract package is managed by the Duy Linh Restoration and Construction Joint Stock Company.

Full story here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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