Temple of Literature, Hoang Thanh Thang Long and a series of monuments in Hanoi after a temporary pause closed the notice to welcome guests back on Thursday (February 6).
On February 6, 2020, Hoang Thanh Thang Long Heritage Management Board said that this tourist attraction was reopened to welcome visitors from 8 am on February 6, after spraying the disinfectant. and prepare masks for guests anti-virus Corona.
Mr. Le Xuan Kieu, Director of the Literature-Quoc Tu Giam Cultural and Scientific Activity Center also confirmed that from 15:00 PM on February 4, the center paused to welcome visitors in the latest dispatch spirit. Hanoi city.
Until 8 am on February 6, Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam was opened to welcome tourists again. “Compared to every year, the number of tourists is not too large but there have been positive signs, more positive than the early days of the new year 2020,” Mr. Kieu said.
Around the direction “to suspend all activities of visitors and organize cultural activities at historical – cultural sites, scenic spots (except for cases according to assigned tasks) to avoid crowded crowds. People ”of Hanoi City’s leader, Mr. To Van Dong, Director of Hanoi Department of Culture and Communications said that Hanoi’s text did not mention” closed “.
“The attractions in the capital are only paused for cleaning and disinfectant spraying. After the work was completed, the points went into normal operation, “Mr. Dong said.
Previously, the official dispatch No. 269 was sent to the People’s Committees of districts, towns and units in the area, the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports proposed the People’s Committees of districts, towns and towns only. The director stopped organizing all festivals in accordance with the instructions in the Official Telegraph No. 396 of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Communications and Official Letter No. 343 of the Hanoi People’s Committee until further notice.
Especially, temporarily stopping to welcome visitors and cultural activities at historical-cultural relics, places of interests (except for cases of assigned tasks) in order to avoid crowded crowds.
Immediately after, representatives of tourism businesses also said that this was not necessary and could cause confusion for tourists when the reality of the epidemic situation in Vietnam was still underway. good control.
“The monuments and temples in Hanoi are closed, meaning we have to change the tour schedule, miserable find alternative destinations. In addition, this closure also makes the tourists who are planning to travel in Vietnam in general and Hanoi in particular change, can cancel the tour, ”said Mr. Nguyen Cong Hoan, Head of Communication Department Hiep Vietnam Tourism Association, share.
Mr. Nguyen Tien Dat – General Director of AZA Tourism Company, Hanoi also said that if closing the relics, temples in Hanoi, it is considered that the tourism activities of the Capital will also be “frozen”.
“In recent days, the influence of corona virus has caused great damage to travel companies. If the monuments in Hanoi temporarily stop welcoming guests, the number of visitors may be reduced by 90%,” Mr. Dat to speak.
Thus, up to this point, most of the tourist sites in Hanoi city have reopened to welcome visitors.
However, the disease is still ongoing, so when you go to a crowded place, you need to wear a mask, wash your hands with antiseptic water and other prevention measures according to the management’s instructions. at these destinations to prevent disease for yourself and the community.
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