Duong Lam ancient village won UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Duong Lam Ancient Village
Tourists in Duong Lam Ancient Village

Duong Lam ancient village was the first village in the rural area of Vietnam recognised as a national cultural heritage.

This village is well-known for being the birthplace of two national kings. Besides, it has preserved a treasure of tangible cultural relics like ancient houses, communal houses, temples and pagodas as well as a lot of intangible cultural relics such as festivals and traditional clothes, cuisine culture etc. Duong Lam ancient village also has a diversity of ecological environment with peaceful, beautiful scenery.

Duong Lam ancient Village won UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage ConservationFamiliar scenes in Duong Lam ancient village: farmer backs home after ploughing

Duong Lam ancient Village received UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Smile of children when seeing tourists to take their photos in Duong Lam ancient village

Duong Lam ancient Village received UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation
One of the small alleys in Duong Lam ancient villageDuong Lam ancient Village received UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation

House builted by laterite, unique material in Duong Lam ancient village

On 18th Feb, 2014, UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, which acknowledges the efforts in heritage restoration and preservation, presented UNESCO award of Merit to Duong Lam ancient village.

 Specifically, some old buildings have received awards such as Mong Phu Gate, Giang Van Minh worship-house, On pagoda, , Ha Van Vinh old house  and Nguyen Van Hung old house.

Duong Lam ancient Village received UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation
Mong Phu Gate, the most ancient gate in Duong Lam ancient village

Duong Lam ancient Village won UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage ConservationOn pagoda in Duong Lam ancient villageDuong Lam ancient Village received UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation

More than 300 year-old house in Duong Lam ancient villageDuong Lam ancient Village received UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Mong Phu commune house in Duong Lam ancient village

Ms. Katherine, Head of the UNESCO office in Ha Noi, said that conservation of five buildings has cultural and historical value and creates uniqueness and tradition for Duong Lam ancient village.

Duong Lam ancient Village received UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Tourists ride bicycles to explore Duong Lam ancient village

Duong Lam ancient village won UNESCO award for Cultural Heritage Conservation
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  • Too fun! I was beyond amazed!!
    This was definitely one of my favourite trips in Vietnam, we will back next year. See you later

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