UNESCO world cultural heritages in Vietnam

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The conservation and restoration of heritages is also given a priority by UNCESCO and the countries owning them.

Hoi An ancient town (Quang Nam province) was recognised as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1999. It is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.
Hoi An ancient town (Quang Nam province) was recognised as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1999. It is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. Photo: TTXVN
My Son Sanctuary in Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province was recognised as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1999. It includes a series of impressive tower temples in a dramatic site that used to be the religious and political capital of the Champa Kingdom from the 4th to 13th centuries.
My Son Sanctuary in Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province was recognised as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1999. It includes a series of impressive tower temples in a dramatic site that used to be the religious and political capital of the Champa Kingdom from the 4th to 13th centuries. Photo: TTXVN
Complex of Hue Monuments (Thua Thien Hue) became a UNESCO world cultural heritage in 1993.
Complex of Hue Monuments (Thua Thien Hue) became a UNESCO world cultural heritage in 1993. Photo: TTXVN
Trang An Landscape Complex (Ninh Binh province) is the first mixed cultural and natural property in Vietnam to be recognized as a world cultural and natural heritage in 2014.
Trang An Landscape Complex (Ninh Binh province) is the first mixed cultural and natural property in Vietnam to be recognized as a world cultural and natural heritage in 2014. Photo: TTXVN
The cultural space of the gongs in the Central Highlands was recognised as a UNECO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2008. Gong ensembles are part of various ceremonies and closely linked to the communities’ daily life and the cycle of the seasons.
The cultural space of the gongs in the Central Highlands was recognised as a UNECO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2008. Gong ensembles are part of various ceremonies and closely linked to the communities’ daily life and the cycle of the seasons. Photo: TTXVN
Quan Họ Bac Ninh folk songs are alternating response songs between male and female singers performed in the spring and fall at festivals and gatherings of friends. It was recognised as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO in 2009.
Quan Họ Bac Ninh folk songs are alternating response songs between male and female singers performed in the spring and fall at festivals and gatherings of friends. It was recognised as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO in 2009. Photo: TTXVN
'Nhã nhạc of Hue court' (elegant music) was recognised in 2008 by UNESCO as a masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity.
'Nhã nhạc of Hue court' (elegant music) was recognised in 2008 by UNESCO as a masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity. Photo: TTXVN
Worship of Hung kings in Phu Tho became a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2012.
Worship of Hung kings in Phu Tho became a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2012. Photo: TTXVN
Non nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO global geopark is located in the Northern and Eastern districts of Cao Bang Province in Northeast Viet Nam. It was recognised in 2018.
Non nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO global geopark is located in the Northern and Eastern districts of Cao Bang Province in Northeast Viet Nam. It was recognised in 2018. Photo: TTXVN
Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site in Quang Ninh province. It is also a travel destination popular with domestic and foreign visitors.
Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site in Quang Ninh province. It is also a travel destination popular with domestic and foreign visitors. Photo: TTXVN
Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Vietnam was recognised as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2013.
Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Vietnam was recognised as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2013. Photo: TTXVN
Gióng Festival at the Phu Dong and Soc temples were officially recognized as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2010.
Gióng Festival at the Phu Dong and Soc temples were officially recognized as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage of humanity in 2010. Photo: TTXVN