via the National Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage, South Koream, 05 June 2020: A three-volume work on the ancient trading ports of Vietnam produced by a collaboration between South Korea’s National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage and the National Museum of Vietnamese History will soon be made available online here. The article is in Korean.
The National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage (NRIMCH, Director Lee Gwi-young), Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) jointly investigated ancient harbors and ports across Vietnam for eight years from 2012 (2012-2019) with the National Museum of Vietnamese History (Director General Nguyễn Văn Đoàn), and published the results of investigation and research – “Ancient Trading Ports of Vietnam” in three volumes.
The report “Ancient Trading Ports of Vietnam” is on the findings of joint investigation and research conducted with Vietnamese researchers on more than 400 harbors and ports located along 3,260㎞ of Vietnam coastline. It divides the long, narrow nation stretching from north to south into northern region, central region and southern region. The volumes contain harbors and ports of each region developed throughout the history of Vietnam.