Ancient Dam pagoda set for restoration work

Scientists now have enough reference material to accurately restore the Dam Pagoda, a worshiping place of national importance during the Ly Dynasty (1009-1225) after two years of careful ... Continue Reading →

Historic village captures VN through the ages

As one of the most beautiful ancient villages in Viet Nam, Dong Son offers visitors the chance to learn more about the country’s archaeology, it’s countryside, culture, ... Continue Reading →

Three Vietnamese museums listed among Asia’s 25 most attractive

Three Vietnamese museums made the list of the 25 most attractive museums in Asia by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, including the War Remnants Museum, the Vietnam ... Continue Reading →

Cruising amidst Tri An Lake

Together with Dong Truong Island, O Island is considered a wild gem lying gently amidst Tri An Lake. A view of Tri An Lake in Dong Nai Province. There tourists will sense ... Continue Reading →

Preservation of Duong Lam Village urged

A draft on the way to preserve and restore the ancient architecture in Ha Noi’s Duong Lam Village was reached at a recent meeting of cultural managers and experts. The participants ... Continue Reading →

Bai Dinh, the biggest pagoda in ASEAN

Bai Dinh Pagoda is famous for its great size and imposingness. The pagoda will be also set more record for the owner of the most Arhat Statues in ASEAN with 500 Arhat statues made of ... Continue Reading →

Ancient Citadel shrouded in the mists of time

A mysterious ancient citadel, once know as the capital of the entire country, is seen among other historical relics in Hạ Mỗ commune on the outskirts of Hanoi. The Ô Diên Citadel ... Continue Reading →

Discovering Doi Cave in Dong Nai

Recently, foreign media reported that German explorers identified that Vietnam’s southern province of Dong Nai has Southeast Asia’s longest cave formed by volcanoes. The distinction ... Continue Reading →

200-year-old houses on Ly Son Island

More than 20 ancient wooden houses of 150-200 years old have been preserved very well on the island of Ly Son. These are miniature museums and “eyewitnesses” of Vietnam’s ... Continue Reading →

Ancient Co Loa gets a make-over

When Tran Thi Diu and her fellow passengers file off the bus, it is as if they were stepping back in time. As their eyes adjust to the unusually bright Ha Noi sunshine, they slowly ... Continue Reading →