Yen Tu complex seeking UNESCO recognition
The Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscape is a place of great historic and religious importance in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism together with the National UNESCO Committee has recently prepared a report nominating the inclusion of the Yen Tu Complex in the list of those planned to have world heritage dossiers to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
|Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen Monastery, also known as Lan Pagoda, is located on Yen Tu Mountain (Uong Bi City, Quang Ninh). This site was chosen by King Tran Nhan Tong (1258 - 1308) as a place to lead his religious life. (Photo: VNA)|
|Imperial Temple is one of the most important relics in the Tran Dynasty (1225 - 1400) relic complex in Dong Trieu, Quang Ninh province. The temple was ranked as a national special relic in 2013. (Photo: VNA)|
|Statue of Buddhist King Tran Nhan Tong, who founded the Vietnamese Truc Lam Zen School, in Ngoa Van pagoda, Dong Trieu town of Quang Ninh province. (Photo: VNA)|
|Kiep Bac Temple worshipping the national hero Tran Quoc Tuan (1228-1300), also known as the Grand Commander Hung Dao, and his family members. The temple is located in the middle of Rong Mountain’s valley. (Photo: VNA)|
|Fairy chess board (Ban Co Tien) is a large flat ground on Con Son Mountain. (Photo: VNA)|
|In 1329, Buddhist King Tran Nhan Tong ordered the construction of five towers, which compose the beautiful garden of towers in Ho Thien Pagoda now. (Photo: VNA)|