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Which country is that pagoda located in?
The Pagoda of the Celestial Lady is a historic temple in the city of Huế in Vietnam. Its iconic seven-story pagoda is regarded as the unofficial symbol of the city, and the temple has often been the subject of folk rhymes and ca dao about Huế.The pagoda sits on the Hà Khê hill, in the ward of Hương Long in Huế.
What city, the tower from the photo is a symbol?
Ho Chi Minh City
The Flag Tower of Hanoi (Vietnamese: Cột cờ Hà Nội) is a tower in Hanoi, Vietnam, which is one of the symbols of the city and once a part of the Hanoi Citadel, a World Heritage Site. Its height is 33.4 m. The tower was built in 1812 during the Nguyen dynasty as an observation post to the Hanoi Citadel. It is now located in the Vietnam Military History Museum
Tonkin is a historical region, of which state?
After the French defeat at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in western Tonkin in 1954, the communist nation of North Vietnam was formed, consisting of Tonkin and northern Annam. Located in the fertile delta area of the Red River, Tonkin is rich in rice production.
What is the name of that plant, which fruit and leaves are widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine?
Mauritius papeda is a citrus fruit native to tropical Asia. Its rind and crushed leaves emit an intense citrus fragrance, and are used in many Southeast Asian cuisines such as Thai, Lao, Cambodian and Vietnamese. The plant is also used in perfumery, and in some countries in traditional medicine.
Where is the world's largest known cave passage located?
Hang Sơn Đoòng is a solutional cave in Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Vietnam near the Laos-Vietnam border. Its total length is approx. 9 km and its main passage is the largest known in the world, being more than 5 km long, 200 m high and 150 m wide. It was discovered in 1991 and the first tourist group explored the cave in 2013.
What religion is the most common in Vietnam?
Most of the Vietnemese (around 45%) follows traditional folk beliefs. The other popular religions are Buddhism (around 16%) and Catholicism (around 8%). Many of Vietnamese consider themselves to be atheist (around 30%).
What sea lies between Vietnam and Philippines?
South China Sea
South China Sea is regarded as the most dangerous point of potential conflict in East Asia. The Spratly Islands, located in the middle of the sea, are disputed between Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Brunei, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
Which number is considered unlucky in East Asia?
Words "four" and "Death" have very similar pronunciation in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese. In East Asia many buildings do not have a 4th floor. Some high-rise residential buildings omit all floor numbers with "4", e.g., 4, 14, 24, 34 and all 40–49 floors.
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