Additional 14 special national relic sites recognized
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed Decision No 2408/QĐ-TTg on to recognize additional 14 historical, architectural and archaeological relics nationwide as special national relic sites.
Accordingly, there are seven historical relics, four historical-architectural relics, two architectural relics and one archaeological relics.
The architectural beauty of Tay Phuong pagoda (Source: vtv4.vn)
The list of the new relics is as follows:
First is the temples and tombs of Kings of Ly Dynasty (1009-1225) in Tu Son town, the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Second is the temples and tombs of Kings of Tran Dynasty (1225-1440) in Hung Ha district, the northern province of Thai Binh.
Third is Tay Son-Tam Kiet temple in Tay Son district, the central province of Binh Dinh province. The temple commemorates King Quang Trung and Tay Son soldiers who defeated the Qing invaders to liberate Thang Long (now Hanoi) in 1792.
Forth is Rach Gam- Xoai Mut victory historical relic site in Chau Thanh district, the southern province of Tien Giang.
Fifth is Son La prison historical relic site in Son La city, the northern province of Son La.
Sixth is Phu Quoc prison historical relic site in Phu Quoc island district, the southern province of Kien Giang.
Seventh is Vinh Moc tunnel and the Vinh Linh tunnel village system in Vinh Linh district, the central province of Quang Tri.
Eighth is Ba Trieu temple historical-architectural relic site in Hau Loc district, the central province of Thanh Hoa.
Ninth is Thay pagoda and the rocky area of Sai Son, Hoang Son and Phuong Cach in Quoc Oai district, Hanoi.
Tenth is Phat Tich pagoda historical-architectural relic site in Tien Du district, the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Eleventh is Pho Hien relic complex in Hung Yen city, the northern province of Hung Yen.
Twelfth is Soc temple architectural relic site in Soc Son district, Hanoi.
Thirteenth is Tay Phuong art architecture relic site in Thach That district, Hanoi.
And fourteenth is Cat Tien archaeological site in Cat Tien district, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
Now there are 62 recognised special national relic sites in Vietnam./.