Hue Royal Citadel Antique Museum set for restoration works

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22 November 2007 (Vietnam Net Bridge) – The Hue Temple museum, used to house the antiquities from imperial-era Vietnam, will undergo a restoration during the next two years.

Vietnam Net Bridge, 22 Nov 2007

Hue Temple museum gets a makeover

Long An Temple, considered to be one of the finest wooden structures of the Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945), will undergo restoration over the next two years.

The Hue Temple is being used as a museum for royal antiquities.

An investment of 13.5 billion VND (840,000 USD), from State coffers will be earmarked for preservation work in early 2008, said Phan Thanh Hai of the Hue Centre for Monument Conservation, which will over-see the project.

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