Hanoi has allocated a budget of VND1.8 trillion (US$77.2 million) for the restoration of Kinh Thien Palace, as part of the city’s plan for the conservation of its historical and cultural structures.
The capital city has decided to assess historical structures all across the city and allocate resources to preserve these age-old buildings and emphasize their significance, per the steering board for urban enhancement and growth in the 2021-25 timeframe.
It was a royal palace, used as a venue for important ceremonies and events.
The Kinh Thien Palace was constructed in 1428 during the reign of King Le Thai To. It was completed during the reign of King Le Thanh Tong and served as a royal palace for important ceremonies and events.
This is the main relic site among others at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi. Situated in the heart of the city, it has been an integral part of the Vietnamese capital since the 11th century. The site is a living testament to the rich cultural heritage of the region, and its many artifacts provide insight into the country’s past. From the intricate architecture of the citadel to the intricate carvings found on the grounds, it is a place of great historical significance. Visitors to the site can explore its many relics and discover the secrets hidden within its walls. Discover the fascinating history of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, and the many stories it has to tell.
Besides the Kinh Thien Palace, the city is restoring a plethora of other historical and cultural structures, including the Vietnam Military History Museum, the Hoang Dieu Archeological Site, the Long Bien bridge area, and 131 railway arches.
The Vietnamese capital city plans to allocate VND798 billion ($34.2 million) to rehabilitate the Hoang Dieu Archeological Site, and VND136 billion ($5.8 million) for the restoration of the Hoang Cung (Palace) exhibition house located in the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.
Hanoi is aiming to restore the historically significant Co Loa Citadel, located in the Dong Anh district on the outskirts of the city. The citadel, renowned for its legendary past, is set to be restored to its former glory. This project is part of the city’s plans to preserve its rich cultural heritage and ensure its future generations can enjoy it.