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Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long

The Thang Long Imperial Citadel or Hoàng thành Thăng Long or Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long or Hanoi Citadel is a ruined fortress in Hanoi, Vietnam, built by Ly Viet Dynasty in 1010 marking the independence of Dai Viet. The structure is built on the remains of a 7th century Chinese fort on a recycled and reclaimed land of the Red River Delta in Hanoi.

Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long has been a regional political powerhouse for nearly 13 centuries without interruption. The Imperial Fortress and the 18 Hoang Dieu Archaeological Site ruins reflect Southeast Asian cultures unique to the lower Red River Valley between Chinese influence in the north and the Champa Empire to the south.

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The royal enclosure was first built during the Lý dynasty (1010) and later expanded by the Trần and Lê dynasties. The site remained the center of Vietnam until 1810 when the Nguyen Dynasty chose to move the capital to Huế. The ruins roughly coincide with Hanoi Castle today.

The royal palace and most of the structures at Thang Long are in various countries damaged at the end of the 19th century in the throes of the French conquest in Hanoi. In the 20th century many of the remaining structures were torn down and in the 21st century a series of systematic attempts to unearth and rediscover the foundations of the destruction of Imperial City Thang Long.

Some of the remaining structures inside the royal compound are Doan Mon gates marking the southern entrance to the royal palace, the Flag Tower, the steps of Kinh Thiên Palace and the Hậu Lâu or Princess' Palace. Remnants of the Imperial City were found at the site of the former Ba Đình Hall when it was demolished in 2008. Archaeological remains unearthed were brought to the National Museum.

The Flag Tower of Hanoi or Cột cờ Hà Nội has a height of 33.4 meters often used as a symbol of a city built in 1812 during the Nguyen Dynasty. The tower was not destroyed like many other structures in Hanoi because it was spared during the French colonial rule (1885-1954) which used the place as a military barracks.

The North Vietnamese military command or the Vietnam People's Army from 1954 to 1975 under General Giap had headquarters inside the Citadel in code D67 where a connected underground tunnel enables an emergency evacuation. The D67 house and tunnel are located north of the Kinh Thien hall.

The D67 house was built in 1967 with a modern architectural style that has a 60 centimeter wall and soundproof system. In 2000, several barracks and old buildings built by French colonialists were demolished to provide space for the new museum inside the castle. Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long is fort built by Ly Viet Dynasty in 1010

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Location: Số 19C Hoàng Diệu, Quán Thánh, Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam.

Routes and public transport: Flights to Noi Bai International Airport at Hanoi City.

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Beijing, Beijing Capital International Airport, …

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