UNESCO expresses concern over construction near Thang Long Citadel

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Construction near the Thang Long Citadel. Source: Viet Nam News 20140731

Construction of the National Assembly House beside the Thang Long Citadel in Hanoi has caused some concern with UNESCO, prompting the director of the World Heritage Centre to send a letter to Vietnam.

Construction near the Thang Long Citadel. Source: Viet Nam News 20140731

Construction near the Thang Long Citadel. Source: Viet Nam News 20140731

UNESCO concerned for citadel safety
Viet Nam News, 31 July 2014
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Ly Dynasty architecture found beneath the Thang Long Citadel

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Archaeologists working at the Thang Long Citadel in Hanoi discover the remains of Ly Dynasty architecture and water system beneath the existing foundations.

Unearthed architectural remains from Thang Long Citadel, SGGP 20121227

Unearthed architectural remains from Thang Long Citadel, SGGP 20121227

Vestiges of Ly Dynasty found at Thang Long Citadel
SGGP, 27 December 2012

Many more relics revealed under Thang Long Citadel
Vietnam Net, 28 December 2012

Ancient water system found at Citadel
Tuoi Tre News, 28 December 2012
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Exhibition showcases Vietnam's role in the maritime silk route

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A new exhibition opening in May at the National Museum of History in Hanoi will highlight Vietnam’s role over maritime trade over the east sea, or the South China Sea.

Thanh Nien News, 20120308

Thanh Nien News, 20120308

Hanoi museum to host Silk Road on East Sea exhibition
Thanh Nien News, 08 March 2012
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