- Hue ancient capital steadily approaching former glory
- Hue’s ancient citadel under restoration
- Hue ancient citadel tops tourist destinations in Viet Nam
- Hue ancient citadel to receive tourists at night
- Document No.3042/BVHTTDL-KHTC on August 30: Supplementing some contents about mechanism and policy for maintaining and developing of Hue ancient citadel
Significant works include Ngo Mon (NoonGate), Thai Hoa Place, Hien Lam Pavilion, Dien Tho Palace, Sung AnPalace, Thien Mu Pagoda and An Dinh Palace among others.
According to the Vice Director of the Hue Monuments ConservationCentre, Mai Xuan Minh, the centre has set up ties with over 50international organisations, including those from France, Japan, theRepublic of Korea, Poland and Germany to research and restorethe relics.
It has also organised a number ofinternational and national seminars on the research and restoration ofthe relics’ tangible and intangible cultural values; and composed,translated and published more than 20 research works on Hue’sculture, he said, adding that besides internal resources, theinternational cooperation has had notable effects.
Thecentre has recently reached some agreements with organisations fromJapan, the UK, France and Germany on the restoration ofnumerous works in the complex.
Among those are a 32million USD Japanese-funded project to completely restore Can ChanhTemple and a 1 million USD project funded by the Rhone PolencChemicals Co. of France to preserve Hien Lam Pavilion and RoyalPalace .
Japan has also provided nearly 250,000 USD to preserve and promote the values of Hue Royal Court Music.
The promotion of the values of Hue relics has contributed toincreasing the number of tourists to the complex, with a tourismrevenues of 817 billion VND since 1998.-VNA