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December 18, 2012
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Xuong Giang Ancient Citadel in Bac Giang province

Location: Xuong Giang Ancient Citadel is in Xuong Giang Commune, Bac Giang City, Bac Giang Province.

Characteristics: Xuong Giang is the name of the old citadel built by Ming troops in the 15th century.

Basing on the current site of relics, the old citadel was built in a rectangular shape with the total area of about 27ha. The length of the relics from the east to the west is about 600m, while the width from the north to the south about 450m. The walls are made from earth. It has 4 forts at four corners, and wide ditches.

All four main gates of the ancient citadel head toward the west. This was the place where Lam Son insurgents; attack on September 28th, 1427, the battle against supporting troops on November 3, 1427 took place. According to Le Quy Don’s statement recorded in the Great History of the Great Viet: “since Tran Dynasty to that time, apart from the arrest of Tich Le Co, O Ma Nhi, there had never been such a great triumph over the North invaders in our country”. Annually, locals in Bac Giang hold a festival lasting for two days on the 6th and 7th days of the first lunar month to commemorate the victory of Lam Son insurgents in Xuong Giang.


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