Hanoi Flag Tower

Hanoi Flag Tower

Address: 28A Dien Bien Phu

The structure was built in the nineteenth century. As one of the buildings in the area of ​​the ancient city of Hanoi. With considerable height.
The flag pole was built in 1812 consists of three floors and a shaft. The frustum floors, smaller, overlapping, around the building tiles. Floor 42.5 m in each direction, 3.1 m high, with two brick stairs leading up. The second floor 27m each way, 3.7 m high. Third floor 12.8 m in each direction, 5.1 m high, four-door, up the east above the word "welcome butting" (catch the morning sun), west door with "Memories" (reflected light) , down South with "User identity" (towards the light), North door no theme. On this floor is the flag pole itself, 8 cylinder edges, tapering upwards. In this body building stairs 54 spiral steps to the top. To create an airy and light passing through each of the flag pole itself is from 4 to 5 cell rosette, the highest position on each side with 1 box of walnut fan.

Peak flagpole is made into an octagonal floor, 8 8 the corresponding door. Between the floor is a cylindrical, high top floor, a place to plug the flag. The entire 33.4 m high mast. If the flag is even based on the 41m.

The flag pole has witnessed many historical events of the nation through the centuries. When the revolution succeeded in August 1945 brought the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the first time, the red flag with yellow star flag flutter flying in the sky.

Hanoi Flag Tower currently located on the campus of the Museum of Military History Vietnam (formerly the Army Museum), on Dien Bien Phu Street, Ba Dinh District.


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