The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi has lured numerous tourists not only by its massive architectural work, but also by the beautiful surroundings.
It is considered an intriguing relic of Vietnam’s history and signifies its historical and cultural importance. The year of 2020 marks the tenth year since UNESCO honored the Thang Long Imperial Citadel as a world heritage site.
The citadel opened its doors to visitors for the first time in 2004 and became a special cultural event attracting the visits of thousands of people in the capital city and the country as well as international tourists.
The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in the last days of 2020 has turned raging red when the leaves of almond trees grown in the citadel change color all together.
|Hanoians have more experiences with red almond leaves.|
|Almond tree leaves change color creating a romantic and warm beauty.|
It seems that, only on winter days, the red almond leaves look brighter against the blue sky background.
|The almond trees in the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long become a snapshot venue for tourists to take photos in the last days of the year.|
|Almond tree is grown in many places, but it has long been regarded as an image associated with the capital city.|
|The trees are lush and create a large shade area.|
The beautiful season of the red almond leaves will not last long because the leaves would soon fall off .
Not only attracting local residents, foreign tourists have also been lured by the beauty of red almond leaves at this time. The sunshine in winter days is warm and full of romance:
Therefore, young people often take advantage to check-in and save the memorable moments: