The oldest fortification in Hanoi, fortified citadel 20 km north from the center of the city. Development of this fortress started around 400 – 350 BC, outer walls have a perimeter of 8 km. Remaining ramparts are up to 12 m high. Cổ Loa town is located inside the ramparts up to this day.

Location, GPS coordinates: 21.1165 N 105.8726 E
Categories: City walls, Fortresses and forts
Values: Architecture
Rating: 2.5 out of 10 stars
Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Red River Delta, north from Hanoi city centre, Dong Anh district

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