Citadel of the Ho Dynasty

It is located in Tay Giai commune, Vinh Loc District, in Thanh Hoa Province, in Vietnam's North Central Coast region.

Tay Do castle is rectangular in shape. Its north-south side is 870.5 m in length and its east-west side is 883.5 m in length. There are four gates: one at the south (fore gate), one at the north (back gate), one at the east (left gate), and one at the west (right gate). The southern gate is 9.5 m high and 15.17 m wide.

The castle was constructed from stone blocks, each of which is 2×1×0.7 m size on average.

Except for its gates, the castle is mostly ruined.

The Citadel was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage Sites on June 27, 2011.

  • Thanh Nha Ho (Vinh Loc, Thanh-Hoa)
  • THANH HÓA - Vĩnh Lộc. Thành Nhà Hồ, Cửa Tiền (Cửa phía Nam)
  • Thành Nhà Hồ (cổng nam)
  • Thành Nhà Hồ (cổng bắc)
  • Thành Nhà Hồ (cổng bắc)
  • THANH HÓA - Vĩnh Lộc. Thành Nhà Hồ, Tây Giai môn (Của phía tây)
  • Ho fortress
  • Thành nhà Hồ
  • Hồ dynasty's stone dragon (14th century)
  • Ho Dynasty Citadel wall
  • Ho fortress
  • THANH HÓA - Vĩnh Lộc. Thành Nhà Hồ, Tây Giai môn (Của phía tây)
  • THANH HÓA - Vĩnh Lộc. Thành Nhà Hồ. Cửa Tiền (Phía nam)
  • THANH HÓA - Vĩnh Lộc. Thành Nhà Hồ, Đông Môn (Cửa phía Đông)

Country:
Vietnam
Rating:
10
Latitude:
20,0779782
Longitude:
105,6044778
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