Trang An complex receives UNESCO title
VGP - The UNESCO Heritage Committee has recognized Viet Nam’s Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex in Ninh Binh province as a World Heritage Site, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST).
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex
Addressing the meeting, MoSCT Deputy Minister Dang Thi Bich Lien thanked UNESCO for the honor and voiced Vietnam’s commitment to seriously adhere to the World Heritage Convention in preserving globally recognized heritage examples in Viet Nam.
Dubbed "Ha Long Bay on land", the 10,000ha Trang An complex comprises three areas: Trang An - Tam Coc - Bich Dong ecological site, Hoa Lu imperial capital, and Hoa Lu primitive forests.
The region is scattered with karst topography such as limestone mountains, caves and lakes. It is home to more than 800 species of fauna and flora, including those listed in Viet Nam’s Red Data Book./VOV./.