Friday, July 19, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Pù Mát Pride of Vietnam

The largest tree in Vietnam - more than 70 m high sa mu tree (Cunninghamia konishii). Its trunk has a circumference of 23.7 m,...

Hằng Nga Guesthouse

Unusual hotel building which resembles a giant tree with many other elements in expressionist forms. Guesthouse was designed by Đặng Việt Nga and...

Tu Duc Tomb

Large and ornate imperial tomb (in fact - complex of many buildings), built in 1864–1867 for emperor Tự Đức. Emperor used this structure as...

Khai Dinh Tomb

An ornate imperial tomb, built on a hill in 1920 - 1931 for the unpopular emperor Khải Định. This ornate structure blends Eastern and...

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

A landmark bridge, constructed in 2012. Bridge is adorned with giant sculpture of dragon which every evening at 9 PM spews fire. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.0611...

Chùa cầu (Japanese Bridge)

Historical covered bridge with a Buddhist temple at one end of the bridge. Bridge was constructed by a local Japanese community in 1593. Location, GPS...

Vịnh Mốc tunnels

Some 2 km long system of tunnels in the depth reaching up to 30 m where approximately 60 families lived during the Vietnam War...

Temple of Literature

Temple of Confucius, the first national university in Vietnam, constructed in 1070. Temple contains many precious relics. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.0290 N 105.8359 E Categories: Other contemporary shrines,...

Phát Diệm Cathedral

Ornate cathedral, built in 1891 in traditional Vietnamese style borrowing some elements from the European churches. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.0569 N 106.0406 E Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam,...

Po Nagar

Ornate Hindu temple built by Cham people before 781 AD. Main tower is some 25 m high. Site of legends about the goddess of...