The Centre for Conservation of Co Loa relic- Hanoi ancient citadel is working with the Archaeological Institute to dig five exploration holes in Kinh Thien Palace area in the middle of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.

This work began at the end of September, in conformity with UNESCO’s recommendation, as part of the research plan on Thang Long Citadel, focusing on the Long Tri Royal Courtyard and Kinh Thien Palace.

The centre is also cooperating with the UNESCO office in Hanoi to implement the project on preserving the cultural heritage complex of Thang Long, with fundings from the UNESCO Japanese Funds – in- Trust.

The relic site of Thang Long Imperial Citadel has received more than 20.000 tourists, including foreigners, in the first nine months of this year./.