|Green and environmentally friendly tour to King Gia Long’s mausoleum area launched
King Gia Long's mausoleum is a destination within the Hue Imperial Monument complex which was recognised by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage.
The opening of the green tour has contributed to diversifying tourism products and services in a bid to develop the local tourism industry in a green, quality, sustainable, and smart manner.
Currently, the space at King Gia Long’s mausoleum area is covered with diverse trees and lakes which are suitable for building a green heritage destination.
|The launching ceremony (Source: baovanhoa.vn)
At the initial stage, the Hue Monuments Conservation Center will invest in nearly 80 environmentally friendly vehicles such as bicycles and electric vehicles, as well as planting 40 trees every year with the aim of fulfilling Vietnamese commitments made at the UN-Climate Change Conference (COP26) in the UK on reducing emissions and eliminating coal power generation by 2040, as well as ending deforestation by 2030.
Le Cong Son, deputy director of the Hue Monuments Conservation Center, emphasised that the locality is keen to introduce the use of green, smart, and sustainable tourism through electric vehicles in order to provide visitors with the opportunity to experience cultural relics and beautiful landscapes.
Hoan Kiem – Thang Long Imperial Citadel e-bus route launched
According to VNA, an electric bus route linking Hoan Kiem to Thang Long Imperial Citadel was launched on February 5 to serve the sightseeing needs of both locals and tourists who wish to explore the rich heritage sites of Hanoi capital city.
|Electronic bus going around Hoan Kiem lake (Photo: VNA)
The route linking Hoan Kiem lake in the very heart of the city with the historic Thang Long Imperial Citadel is a joint effort of the Hoan Kiem district People’s Committee, the Dong Xuan JSC and the Thang Long – Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre.
It demonstrates the determination of Hanoi city and the dedication of businesses to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect the environment, and stimulate commercial activities and local tourism economy.
|Visitors at Vietnamese Tet space at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel (Photo: VNA)
The route, with 20 operating e-buses, will traverse through iconic streets such as Dinh Tien Hoang, Hang Dao, Hang Ngang, Hang Buom, Ma May, Hang Bac, Hang Ngang, Hang Duong, Dong Xuan, Hang Giay, Quan Thanh, Nguyen Bieu, and end at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.
On the return journey, it will run from Thang Long Imperial Citadel through Hoang Dieu, Hoang Van Thu, Hung Vuong, Phan Dinh Phung, Hang Cot, Hang Luoc, Hang Ma, Hang Chieu, Dao Duy Tu, Ma May, Hang Bac, Hang Bo, Luong Van Can, Le Thai To, Hang Khay, and Dinh Tien Hoang.
The Dong Xuan JSC is offering free rides along the 10-km route during the promotion period from February 1-9, with a fleet of 10 buses operating throughout the day.
2024 drones to light up Hanoi’s sky on Lunar New Year’s Eve
A light show using 2,024 drones is scheduled for the evening of February 9 (Lunar New Year’s Eve) at the Van Cao T-junction by West Lake in Hanoi, NDO reported the announcement by local authorities.
|A drone light show in Nha Trang. (Photo: VNA)
The public can enjoy the show from 11:30 pm along Nguyen Dinh Thi and Trich Sai Streets.
A rehearsal is scheduled to take place at 9 pm on February 7.
The Lunar New Year’s Eve drone light show is followed by a firework display expected to last 15 minutes just after midnight.
The drone performance is among the largest in Southeast Asia and is anticipated to provide the public with a never-before-seen dazzling display during the Lunar New Year holiday./.