The most beautiful college in Vietnam

Published:  11:37 Friday - October 07, 2016

The most beautiful college in Vietnam

Da Lat is famous for many French architecture as villas, church, college,etc. Da Lat college is famous for its unique architecture and is recoginized one of 1000 constructions in 20th century. This destination attracts many tourists each year.

Dalat’s Teacher Training College (it was formerly known as Grand Lycée Yersin) is one of the World’s typical 1,000 constructions in 20th century, according to the International Architecture Union (UIA). 



The school which was established in 1927 by architects Moncet and Ernest Hebrard was formerly served for French children and wealthy Vietnamese children.  


Previously, the Lycée Yersin used to follow French teaching programs. Officials at the other provinces also sent their children to study here, and children of noble families, high social status in neighboring countries such as Laos, Cambodia, etc also was sent to study in here.


In 1932 Petit Lycée Dalat was renamed Grand Lycée de Dalat. In 1935 Grand Lycee took the name Lycee Yersin to remind Dr. Yersin who discovered Dalat city


Later, it was renamed as Hung Vuong Education Center and then Dalat teachers’ training college


This is the architecture with the combination of Western and Oriental architecture style. 

Looking like an arc, the school was mainly built by foreign materials. For example, red ceiling bricks were transported from Europe, and roofing tiles were made from France.

The highlight of the school is the bell tower, although there is no bell inside

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