In an official visit to Vietnam, on the occasion of 45 years of diplomatic relations between France and Vietnam, the high-level delegation of the French Government led by Prime Minister Édouard Philippe visited the Special National Landmark-Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam on November 11, 2018.
Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung-Deputy Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee and Mr. To Van Dong-Director of Department of Culture and Sports received the French Prime Minister and his delegation.
(Receiving the delegation at the main gate)
(The Prime Minister and his delegation visited the ancient structures)
The delegation visited the ancient structures of the Landmark, including Đại Trung Gate, Khuê Constellation Pavilion, Great Success Sanctuary, Statues, and stone Doctor Steles. Upon his departure, Prime Minster Philippe shared in the Guest Book: “it can be said that this is a ‘Temple of Intellect and Civilization’. Here, culture and power have been preserved for many years under a slogan “Human dignity and powerfulness of nation”. Today, taking a walk around the Landmark, I feel the distinction of Vietnamese culture and the peacefulness of this land”
Translator: Chuong Van