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Thăng Long Imperial Citadel

4.3/5
100 Reviews
Historical SiteUNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    
Liked by 5
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 19C Hoàng Di?u, Quán Thánh, Ba ?ình, Hà N?i 100000, Vietnam
Phone: +84-4-37345427 +84-4-37345927

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Located in the city center, it has been discovered and excavated for less than 20 years. There are very few tourists. We are not on the recommended route. We also accidentally entered this scenic spot. It is said to be an imperial city, but judging from the size and the magnificence of decoration, it is far from the imperial city in ancient China. But still recommended. There are a small number of indoor exhibits. The exit can directly enter the scenic spot. There are not many parts to visit now. If there is not enough time, there is no need to come here. Many Vietnamese college students take graduation photos here, and many Vietnamese girls are wearing Ao Dai taking photos. If you want to see the ancient imperial city of Vietnam as recommended by other bloggers, it is better to go to Hue. The remaining buildings of this ruin are not complete. Personally, I don’t think the Thang Long Imperial City has anything to watch, because it was used as the headquarters of Ho Chi Minh in the later period, so the smell of gunsmoke of war is heavier than that of "Imperial City".

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  • Shimazina
    Shimazina
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    UN World Heritage Site - the underground military bunker was worth the trip

    On the surface, there didn't seem like much to do at this site. Compared to the Huế Imperial Citadel, this seemed like we would be in and out within an hour. We actually stayed for about 4. There were...

    Reviewed on /Date(1609091157000+0800)/
  • Gmglcfc
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    Imperial Citadel

    Located next to the Military Museum and Flag Tower. Massive entrance hall so not sure if they normally get large crowds, there were only a few of us when we visited during the coronavirus outbreak . ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1588186280000+0800)/
  • RG02
    RG02
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    An interesting place

    Not quite as spectacular as the Citadel in Hue but definitely worth a visit. You are given a map at the ticket office with a suggested route, which is worth following, as you could otherwise miss so m...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585727115000+0800)/
  • Chinya A
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    Beautiful Old Structure

    Beautiful Old structure, Huge and nice to walk. Great to have a picture but for me, not much to see except to learn some history about the Vietnam war.

    Reviewed on /Date(1585006780000+0800)/
  • KhushbuMehta
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    Interesting visit

    Its a beautiful citadel located in the heart of Hanoi. U can spend an hour n half here easily. There’s a lot of sections to see here, including a bunker from the Vietnam War era. Wear comfortable shoe...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583813653000+0800)/

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