Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Bút Tháp Temple

The best example of classic Vietnamese Buddhist architecture and art. This temple was built in the 17th century and has 10 buildings with numerous...

Huế Imperial City

Well preserved fortified citadel of Huế city. The fortress is surrounded by massive walls which form 2 by 2 km large rectangle with the...

Hanoi Citadel

The former residence of the Vietnamese monarchs, developed since the 1010 AD (Citadel of Thang Long) in the site of the older fortress. Most...

Hoa Lư Citadel

Citadel of the medieval capital of Vietnam, founded in the 10th century AD. Citadel was located among steep limestone pinnacles and was protected by...

Diên Khánh Citadel

French built fortification which has been preserved in a very good condition. Built in 1793 in Vauban military architecture style. Location, GPS coordinates: 12.2554 N 109.0934...

Cổ Loa Citadel

The oldest fortification in Hanoi, fortified citadel 20 km north from the center of the city. Development of this fortress started around 400 -...

Citadel of the Hồ Dynasty

Ruins of a large fortification built in the early 15th century by Hồ Dynasty. Fortification walls enclose rectangular area, outer side of walls is...

Old Hanoi

Well preserved part of the historical Hanoi city next to Hoàn Kiếm Lake, with narrow streets and architecture from the 19th - early 20th...

Hội An

Medieval city - trading port which flourished in the 15th - 19th century. Former economical center of Champa Empire. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.8771 N 108.3264 E Categories: Cities...

Hang Rục Caroòng (Ruc Caroong)

Large cave in a spectacular karst region. This cave serves as a habitat to Arem people who live in the caves and are hunting...