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Hanoi launches night tours discovering Ngoc Son temple

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A nighttime tourism programme to discover the Ngoc Son temple on Hoan Kiem Lake, downtown Hanoi, debuted at a ceremony on January 31.

A performance on The Huc bridge of the temple as part of the programme (Photo: NDO)

As a blend of the ancient architecture of the special national relic site and its associated rituals and folklore, it utilises sound, light, and modern projection technology to showcase Vietnam’s traditional cultural values.

Organised on evenings of the first four days of the week starting February, each tour under the experimental programme lasts for 60 minutes and serves between 60 and 70 visitors.

At the launch ceremony, head of the municipal heritage management board Nguyen Doan Van hoped that with the programme, the special national relic site of Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple roducts of the cultural industry, capable of attracting a wide range of tourists both domestically and internationally.

The capital city is striving to achieve the goal of the cultural industry contributing about 5% to its GRDP by 2025 and 8% by 2030.

Source: Nhan Dan