Hanoi closed some historical relics and popular landscapes on March 10 for disinfection amid a coronavirus outbreak in the city, Tuoi Tre Online reported.
Many tourist sites in the capital city such as the Hoa Lo Prison, Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Ngoc Son Temple, Temple of Literature have been disinfected and cleaned for Covid-19 prevention under the guidance of the Ministry of Health.
The move was taken after two British Covid-19 patients visited the Hoa Lo Prison and Ngoc Son Temple on March 3.
According to Tuoi Tre Online, a number of historical relics in Hanoi city have been disinfected and cleaned, including Ngoc Son temple, monument of King Le Thai To, Ba Kieu Temple, Uncle Ho memorial house in Van Phuc (Ha Dong district), among others.
Staff sprayed disinfectants inside and outside the monument buildings so that they could welcome guests again soon.
|A staff of Hoa Lo Prison cleans the area inside the monument. Photo: Nam Tran|
|Many outdoor areas such as the corridors and paths leading to Ngoc Son Temple are also cleaned and disinfected. Photo: Nam Tran|
A tourist guide points to the notice of temporary suspension for cleaning outside Ngoc Son Temple. Photo: Nam Tran