Hanoi Flag Tower

Hanoi Flag Tower at the age of nearly 200 years is renowned as one of the symbols of Hanoi. The construction began in 1805 and completed in 1812, the 11th year of Gia Long time, Nguyen-Dynastie, five years after construction time of Flag Tower in Hue.

Hanoi Flag Tower

Von 1894 bis zur 1897, the French colonial destroyed most of the construction in Thang Long Imperial Citadel, und Flag Tower ist eines der seltenen Werke der Architektur, die heute noch bleiben. Außerdem, das Bild von Flag Tower wurde in vielen bemerkenswerten historischen Ereignisse eingebettet; zum beispiel, die Flagge von Vietnam flog auf der Oberseite des Flag Tower zum ersten Mal in 1945, nach dem Erfolg des August Revolution, und am 10. Oktober, 1954- die Hauptstadt Libration Tag; Bild Flag Tower befindet sich auf der Papiergeld zunächst von der Bank of Vietnam ausgestellt gedruckt.

Da 1986, es gibt immer eine Nationalflagge (24m2) fliegen auf der Oberseite des Hanoi Flag Tower. One flag is only used within two to three weeks on average, so in one year, there are about 20 flags alternately flying in the sky of Hanoi.

Located on Dien Bien Phu street, at the center of the city, Hanoi Flag Tower is a historic attraction that tourists who arrive in Hanoi should visit once.


Hanoi Flag Tower is 33m height with three platforms and the eight-side tower, and 41m height consisting of the flag pole. With original construction purpose as an observatory; Hanoi Flag Tower offers a breathtaking view for the watchers standing on it. The top of the tower is an eight-side room with eight windows corresponding to eight directions, offering enough space for six people standing inside. “Ngenh huc” means “Welcome dawn’s sunlight”, “Hoi quang” means “Reflecting the light”, and “Huong minh” means “Direct to the light” are alternately inscribed on the eastern, western and southern door of the tower. At the northern door, there are two stairs in the left and the right hand side.