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Hoi An Ancient Town – Asia’s leading cultural destination attraction | Culture – Sports

Visitors visit Hoi An (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Enter the Hoi An ancient town in the south-central province of Quang Namvisitors can deeply feel a diverse and artistic blend of architectural works typical of Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and French cultures. After two quiet years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Russia to help Syria preserve ancient city of Resafa – Archaeologist

ST. PETERSBURG (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – November 20, 2021) Russia sent a team of rescue archaeologists to Syria to make a digital copy of the ancient city of Resafa, a UNESCO-recognized Syrian heritage site, told Sputnik the main scientist behind the effort. Resafa was a fortified desert outpost in …

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Termites threaten Hoi An old town

By Lan Huong March 31, 2021 | 17:45 GMT + 7 Many old houses in the central city of Hoi An are damaged by termites. Photo by VnExpress / Ha Thanh. Following social distancing from Covid-19 last year, hundreds of relics across Hoi An, a UNESCO heritage site, have been …

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Relive ancient times in the ancient city of Qibao

Shot by Tang Dafei. Edited by Hu Jun. Subtitles by Shen Ke. The festive spirit was at the rendezvous in the Bell Square of the ancient city of Qibao over the weekend, with traditional paper cutting artists, plasticine sculptors, calligraphers in colored ink, old-fashioned Chinese dessert chefs and embroiderers teaching …

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Hoi An Ancient Town – UNESCO World Heritage Center

Hoi An Ancient Town The ancient town of Hoi An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to 19th centuries. Its buildings and street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, which have combined to produce this unique heritage site. The …

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Turkish dam project would wipe out ancient city

The recently released images of the ancient city of Hasankeyf are nothing short of shocking. In scenes and sounds reminiscent of the destruction of Palmyra by the Islamic State and the Taliban blowing up the Bamiyan Buddhas, stones rained in some areas following the sound of the blasts, rocking the …

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