One of the capital’s most popular tourist sites, the Temple of Literature is a site of special national significance that encapsulates the culture and heritage of Hanoi. One of the temple’s outstanding features is the garden of mandarin stelae, which is home to 82 carved stone tablets that list the names of over 1,000 outstanding scholars from the 15th to 18th centuries.
01/06/2021 - Heritage
Story: Truong QuyPhotos: Huu Thanh, Amachau, Dinh Chinh Learn about the ancient craft villages that contributed to Hanoi’s rich culture The, lĩnh, sồi and nhiễu are all types of fabrics derived from silk. No longer in use today, these traditional fabrics were praised in an ancient verse: “The from La, lĩnh from Buoi, sồi from PhungSilk cloth from Van Phuc, […]
07/04/2021 - Local Culture