The Vietnam National Museum of History (VNMH) preserves a Japanese collection of 72 objects which were made of organic materials. According to records, those objects were collected by the Louis Finot Museum from exchanging with the Japanese Royal Museum, dating estimated in Edo period (1603-1868) and Meiji period (1868-1912).
Betel nut chewing is a traditional and special custom in Asian culture. This custom is quite popular in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sumatra, Malacca and Taiwan...
The first Sac menh chi bao royal seal is said to be made in Tran dynasty in wooden material. This seal belonged to King Tran Thai Tong (1225 - 1258) and used for ordering or declaring royal ordinances in the early time of the resistance war against the first invasion of Chinese - Yuan dynasty to Dai Viet (1258).
VietNamNet Bridge – The Reunification Palace, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica and the Nha Rong Wharf are renowned for both their unique architecture and historic significance. Below are the most famous architectures in the city.
(VOVworld) – Con Son-Kiep Bac relic site in Hai Duong province has several historical and cultural relics reflecting Buddhism and Confucianism and national heroes of Vietnam. Located 80 km from Hanoi, the complex is a destination to explore Vietnam’s history, culture, and religion.
(VOVworld)- The death anniversary of the Hung Kings, the founders of the Vietnamese nation, is of great significance for every Vietnamese. There is a saying: “Wherever you go, remember the death anniversary of the Hung Kings on the 10th day of the third lunar month”. The Hung Kings Temple in Phu Tho province is where people go to worship the founders of Vietnam. VOV’s Dang Hanh reports.
(VOVworld)- The 500-year-old pottery village of Chu Dau in Hai Duong province is reviving, as a popular tourist destination.
(VOVworld)- In Vietnam, the custom of chewing betel and areca nuts dates back to the reign of the Hung Kings and has spread nationwide. In the southern region, the custom has its own character, reflecting local life and culture.
Nowadays, we can not see any architectural relic of the Ly-Tran dynasty remaining in the original form in Vietnam so far. However, there still exist the earthen bricks which are recognized as the construction material of the Ly-Tran dynasty. Those bricks were found in the archaeological excavations and/or preserved by museums and collectors.
Nha Nhac meaning “elegant music” refers to a broad range of musical and dance styles performed at the Vietnamese royal court from the fifteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Nha Nhac was generally featured at the opening and closing of ceremonies associated with anniversaries, celebrations, religious holidays, coronations, funerals and official receptions.