More century-old trees recognized as Vietnam Heritage

PANO – A group of seven century-old trees at the Tran Khat Chan Temple in Vinh Thanh commune, Vinh Loc district, Thanh Hoa province, has been recognized as Vietnam Heritage Trees by the Vietnam Association for the Conservation of Nature and the Environment.


On December 21st, 2012, the Vietnam Heritage Tree Council reviewed and approved presenting the title to these 600 years old trees and added them to the Vietnam Guinness Records.

The recognition took place on the 614th death anniversary of Tran Khat Chan, a famous general in the Tran Dynasty credited with brilliant feats of arms against foreign invaders.

Translated by Pham Huy