Nearly VND30 billion invested to upgrade Hung King Temple

NDO – A project, aiming to upgrade the landscape and plant trees in the area of cross-road in Gieng Temple under the Special National Historical Relic Site of Hung Kings Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho, was inaugurated and put into use on December 15, after three months of construction.


The project was implemented by Asia Slipform Corporation, with a VND 30billion investment, which came from private sources.

According to Director of the Management Board of the Hung Kings Temple relic site, Nguyen Duy Anh, said the project includes upgrading the system of roads, lighting and trees, and building 50 booths with architecture suitable for the landscape of the area

Secretary of Phu Tho Provincial Party Committee, Bui Minh Chau, said that the inauguration and putting into use of the project before the Lunar New Year 2019 has a very practical meaning. It will create the most favorable conditions for people across the country when they visit the Hung Kings Temple during the Lunar New Year and the Hung Kings Temple Festival 2019 and the following years, contributing to preserving and promoting the values of the Hung Kings temple relic site, he add.

The Hung Kings Temple is located on Nghia Linh Mountain, Phong Chau district, in Phu Tho province, about 100km northwest of Hanoi. It is a complex of ancient tombs, monuments and temples.

The annual festival to commemorate the Hung Kings, which falls on the 10th day of the third lunar month, was first recognised as a national event in 2007.