VIETNAM CULTURE & HISTORY

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Culture & History school trips to Vietnam

With an intriguing history spanning back over 4,000 years, including occupations from both the Chinese and French, strong cultural influences can be found in there architecture and cuisine. Vietnam is a majestic country, offering students an exciting mix of adventure and culture.

Vietnam Culture & History Highlights

 

Temple of Literature

The Temple of Literature dedicated to Confucius, was founded in 1070 by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. The Imperial Academy, Vietnam’s first university was established here to educate Vietnam’s administrative and scholar’s.

Vietnam Women’s Museum

The Vietnam Women’s museum explores Vietnam’s cultural diversity and women’s significant contributions to the nation’s development, culture and society.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Focuses on the 54 officially recognised ethnic groups in Vietnam. The museum depicts all aspects of life, activities, customs, and habits of the various ethnic groups of Vietnam.

My Son

A visit to My Son, a UNESCO world heritage of Humanity and the capital and religious centre of the Champa Kingdom.

Old Saigon Tour

The Old Saigon tour includes visits to the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street , Continental Hotel, Opera House, City Hall and the Notre Dame Cathedral.

Hue Cultural Tour

Hue has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its ancient relics, historical monuments and fine examples of local culture.

Lang Toi My Village Culture Show

Enjoy an evening of traditional and contemporary Vietnamese culture at Lang Toi (My Village) at the historic Hanoi Opera House.

Water Puppet Show Thang Long Theatre

Visit the Thang Long Water Puppet Theater and discovery the beauty of this unique Vietnam traditional art. Water puppetry is a tradition that dates back as far as the 11th century.

Saigon Cooking Class

There is no better way to explore and understand a culture than through its cuisine. Experience Vietnam’s broad culinary heritage with a cooking lesson.

War Remnants Museum

Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, this is a poignant display of the futility of war.

Maison Centrale

Maison Centrale also known as Hoa Lo Prison. It was originally used by French colonialists to hold Vietnamese revolutionaries, then used by the North Vietnamese after they took power to house American POW’S captured during the Vietnam War.

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is an important historical attraction of Hanoi, known for honoring the national hero and the resting place of President Ho Chi Minh who was the popular leader of Vietnam who led the country to independence and reunification.

The Reunification Palace

The Reunification Palace is one of the most important historical buildings in Vietnam, where the fall of the South Vietnamese government occurred on the 30th of April 1975.

Cu Chi Tunnels

Over 200km of underground network of connecting tunnel passages built by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. The Cu Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the war.

Vietnam History Museum

Vietnam History Museum, also known as Ho Chi Minh History Museum, was established on August 23, 1979. This is the place to collect and preserve the unique ethnic cultural heritages of our nation from the time of King Hung built the country.

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