There are eight Unesco World Heritage sites in Vietnam. Here is a list of them, with links to our stories about the ones we have visited.
- Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Hanoi (2010)
- Citadel of the Ho Dynasty (2011)
- Complex of Hué Monuments (1993)
- Hoi An Ancient Town (1999)
- My Son Sanctuary (1999)
- Ha Long Bay (1994,2000)
- Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (2003,2015)
- Trang An Landscape Complex (2014)
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3 thoughts on “UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Vietnam”
The dragon is a very important creature in the folklore and mythology of Vietnam.
The dragon is popular all over Asia. We’ve seen them in Thailand, Japan, China, Bali, Korea. I’d like to do a study sometime why that is, and how the dragon became the ubiquitous icon in Asia.
It would be very interesting to read such a study Tom. Looking forward to reading it.