Hanoi suffered a lot with a wave of bombings during the Vietnam War and the city is moving beyond a “City for Peace” as recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Part of Hanoi destructed by bombings in the Vietnam War In making the 1999 award, the UNESCO highlighted the Vietnamese capital’s efforts to preserve its cultural heritage and green spaces, its support for education, and its policies for development, all of which contribute to what it called the “establishment of a culture of peace.” Over the past decades, the war image has gradually been replaced by a new fascination formed by peaceful images of the city’s cultural landscapes. Hanoi becomes a city for peace now Hanoi is now the country’s center of economy, politics, culture, and social life. This beautiful capital strategically lies at the center of the triangular basin of the Red River with around 8 million people. How is its transition from being devastated city to a destination of millions of foreign visitors annually? It’s strong vitality of the thousand-year-old city and great hospitality inside each citizen. The The Huc bridge in Hanoi The Vietnamese people, including those… Read full this story
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