Quang Tri Citadel was built in 1824, located in central of Quang Tri town 60 km north of Hue.
This ancient citadel is also the well-known and respect by the heroic struggle to defend citadel throughout 81 day and night of soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army and the Quang Tri people, which made this citadel famous all over the world.
The citadel had a style of Vauban architecture with its circuit of 2,160 m – 1 door each side.
There were 4 fortresses jutting out from each four corners to control the four citadel gates. Inside was the town palace surrounded by a system of thick walls with circuit of 400 m. Now this is a red address to educate the patriotic tradition and also an attracting place for local visitors and international tourists.