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Co Loa Citadel

Cổ Loa, Đông Anh, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

Iconic Buildings

Cổ Loa Citadel is an important fortified settlement and archaeological site in present-day Hanoi's Dong Anh district, about 16 kilometers northeast of Hanoi city center. Various relics of the Bronze Age Phung Nguyen culture and Dong Son culture have been found in Cổ Loa, although it was later established as the capital of Âu Lạc Kingdom during the 3rd century BC.  The name "Cổ Loa" is derived from the Sino-Vietnamese, meaning "old spiral", reflecting its multi-layered structure of earthworks, mo

Location of Co Loa Citadel