8 Iconic Buildings in Vietnam that you should visit - With photos & details

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8 Iconic Buildings to explore in Vietnam

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Assembly Hall Of Fujian Chinese46 Trần Phú, Cẩm Châu, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

Fujian (Phuc Kien) Assembly Hall was built around 1690 and functions as a traditional assembly hall for the Chinese ethnic group from Fujian, China to socialize.

Citadel Dong HoiHà Huy Tập, Hải Đình, Đồng Hới, Quảng Bình, Vietnam

Dong Hoi citadel held an important position in many historical periods of Vietnam in general and in Quang Binh in particular. It is a complex of high fences and towers, forming a fortress that protected the kings and the capital of the Nguyen dynasty in Hue.

Co Loa CitadelCổ Loa, Đông Anh, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam

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

Dinh Vua MèoSà Phìn, Xà Phìn, Đồng Văn District, Ha Giang 310000, Vietnam

The residence of King Meo,  also known as Nha Vuong is located in a valley in Sa Phin commune, Dong Van district, Ha Giang.  The entire mansion of King Meo has an area of ​​nearly 3,000 m2, which was started in 1898 and completed in 9 years later in 1907. The construction process costs 15 lakh dong, equivalent to 150 billion dongs. copper today.  The mansion was classified as a national monument by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on July 23, 1993.

Đình Bảng communal houseĐình Bảng communal house, Từ Sơn, Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam

Đình Bảng communal hall is one of the largest and finest village communal houses in Vietnam. It is located in Đình Bảng village, Từ Sơn district, in Bắc Ninh Province of the Red River Delta, 17 km from the nation's capital, Hanoi.  The construction started in 1700 and was completed 36 years later.  Đình Bảng communal house is used for the worshiping of Cao Sơn Đại vương (Mountain spirit), Thủy Bá Đại vương (Water spirit), and Bạch Lệ Đại vương (God of agriculture).

Đình SoLệ Chi Viên, Vạn Ninh, Gia Bình, Bắc Ninh, Vietnam

This is one of the most beautiful communal houses in Doai, folk saying "Beautiful communal house - To Dinh family". The communal house was built in 1673 to worship Tam Vuong Dai Vuong, a general of Dinh dynasty who helped the Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang - Dinh Bo Linh to defeat 12 warlords . Dinh So is an architectural work that has been classified as a special national monument of Vietnam.

Hai Phong Museum66 Điện Biên Phủ, Minh Khai, Hồng Bàng, Hải Phòng, Vietnam

Haiphong Opera House is a French-built neoclassical opera house on Opera Square in Hai Phong, which was opened in 1912. The first performance of opera in Haiphong was held by a traveling troupe in the Hotel des Colonies in 1888.

Trieu Chau Assembly HallHội quán Triều Châu, 157 Trần Phú, Cẩm Châu, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

This assembly hall was built by Chinese overseas coming from Trieu Chau (China) in 1845. It is dedicated to the God of Wind and Big Waves