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System of literature on Hue royal architecture – a world documentary heritage in Asia-Pacific region
  
Update1/10/2019 7:41:34 AM
On May 19th, 2016, literature on Hue royal architecture was recognized as a documentary heritage of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia-Pacific region.

Hue ancient capital in general and Nguyen dynasty in particular have 5 international heritages. Previously, four heritages, namely Hue Monuments Complex, Hue royal court music, the woodblock of Nguyen dynasty and Royal documents of Nguyen dynasty were recognized by UNESSCO. Hue officially becomes "one destination, five heritages".
At present, Hue is still home to 2.967 poem boxes carved on wood, 146 painted enamel poem boxes and 88 ceramic poem boxes and distiches. Of all nominations, the Royal literature on Hue royal architecture was excellently assessed in terms of defense. These are unique documentary heritages, the original and only version having global values remained in Vietnam.

Literature carved on ivory and bone inside Long An palace

Poems on one of Hue royal architecture heritages
Poems at the corridor of the Purple Forbidden city 

According to experts, literature on Hue royal architecture is the unique royal architecture decoration which has not been found anywhere in the world. This system of literature heritage is a lively and unique museum of literature under Nguyen dynasty. It shows spectacular historical, cultural and art messages of Vietnamese modern history period. It is a system of priceless artworks, a great historical document museum, a heritage of precious values which needed to be further conserved.

Royal literature on Hue royal architecture was recognized as a documentary heritage at the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific

Dr. Phan Thanh Hai, Director of Hue Monuments Conservation Center said "It is a system of heritage in heritage, a priceless cultural treasure of Hue, Vietnam which has not been widely known. Except for destroyed works, the system is still well conserved today. This heritage deserves to be the world documentary heritage honored and conserved sustainably for the coming generations.

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