Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

The Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long is a complex of historic imperial buildings located in the centre of , . It was first constructed in 1011 under the reign of Emperor Lý Thái Tổ of Lý dynasty.

Notable Places in the Area

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The President is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader & President Ho Chi Minh in , . is situated 590 metres west of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Photo: Gregor Dodson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The is a in , , which is one of the symbols of the city and once a part of the Hanoi Citadel, a World Heritage Site. is situated 360 metres south of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Photo: Chinasaur, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The , set up on 17 July 1956, is one of seven national museums in . is situated 390 metres south of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Photo: Daaé, Public domain.

The Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts is located in , . is situated 650 metres southwest of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Photo: Smuconlaw, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Ba Đình Square is the name of a square in where president Ho Chi Minh read the Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945. Photo: Argenberg, CC BY 4.0.

Hoàn Kiếm is one of the four original urban districts of , the capital city of . Photo: Cyril Doussin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, the capital of and its second largest city, is a fascinating blend of East and West, with Chinese influence from centuries of dominance, and French je ne sais quoi from its colonial past. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

21.0357° or 21° 2' 8.6" north
105.8403° or 105° 50' 25" east
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Basque: Thăng Longeko Hiri Inperiala
  • Catalan: Ciutadella Imperial de Thăng Long
  • Catalan: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Chinese: Hông-siâⁿ Seng-liông
  • Chinese: 升龙皇城
  • Chinese: 昇龍皇城
  • Chinese: 昇龙皇城
  • Croatian: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Croatian: Thang Long
  • Czech: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Czech: Thanglongské královské město
  • Dutch: Centrale gedeelte van de keizerlijke citadel van Thang Long - Hanoi
  • Dutch: Keizerlijke stad van Thăng Long
  • English: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • English: Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long
  • Esperanto: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Esperanto: Thang Long
  • Finnish: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Finnish: Thăng Longin keisarillinen linnoitus
  • French: Cité impériale de Thang Long
  • French: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • French: cité impériale de Thang Long
  • Georgian: თანგ-ლონგის სამეფო ქალაქი
  • German: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • German: Zitadelle Thăng Long
  • Hebrew: מצודת טהאנג לונג
  • Italian: Città imperiale di Thang Long
  • Italian: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Japanese: タンロン皇城
  • Japanese: タンロン遺跡
  • Korean: 탕롱 왕궁
  • Korean: 탕롱 황성
  • Maithili: थाङ लोङक शाही कोट
  • Malay (generic): Kubu kota empayar Thang Long
  • Maltese: Ċittadella Imperjali ta' Thăng Long
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hông-siâⁿ Seng-liông
  • Mingrelian: თანგ-ლონგიშ ომაფე ნოღა
  • Nepali: थाङ लोङको शाही कोट
  • Norwegian: Det keiserlige citadell i Thang Long
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Det keiserlige citadell i Thang Long
  • Persian: دژ سلطنتی ثونگ لونگ
  • Polish: Cytadela Cesarska w Hanoi
  • Polish: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Portuguese: Cidade Imperial de Thang Long
  • Portuguese: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Russian: Ханойская цитадель
  • Serbian: Цитадела Танг Лонг
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Serbo-Croatian: Thang Long
  • Slovak: Cisárska citadela Thăng Long
  • Slovak: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Spanish: Ciudad imperial de Thang Long
  • Spanish: Ciudad imperiale de Thang Long
  • Spanish: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Swedish: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Swedish: Thang Longs kejserliga stad
  • Thai: ป้อมปราการหลวงทังล็อง
  • Turkish: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Turkish: Thăng Long İmparatorluk Kalesi
  • Ukrainian: Ханойська цитадель
  • Vietnamese: Hoàng thành Thăng Long
  • Yue Chinese: 昇龍皇城
  • Tử cấm thành Thăng Long

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