Exhibition features Hanoi’s national historic sites

Nine national relic sites in Hanoi are being featured in a photograph exhibition that opened at the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) on September 24.

Ancient books displayed at the exhibition. (Photo: thanglong.chinhphu.vn)

The month-long exhibition is part of a series of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the capital city’s liberation (October 10, 1954).

It showcases nearly 100 photographs and maps of the President Ho Chi Minh relic site, Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Co Loa Citadel, Van Mieu–Quoc Tu Giam, Hat Mon, Hai Ba Trung and Phu Dong temples, Hoan Kiem lake–Ngoc Son temple, and Tay Dang communal house.

The exhibition is expected to give visitors an insight into the cultural, historical and architectural values of these sites.

Nguyen Huy Bai, Head of the Managing Board of Hai Ba Trung temple in Me Linh district, said the display aims to promote Hanoi’s historical sites of national importance to Vietnamese and international visitors, thus improving the public’s awareness of heritage preservation.-VNA

Source: Vietnamplus

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