(QNO) - A book about the Japanese Covered Bridge (Chua Cau) has just been published by the Hoi An Center for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation, with the financial support from the Sumitomo Foundation – Japan.
The 200-page book is written in English and Vietnamese. It consists of 24 scientific researches related to heritage conservation in Vietnam, one of which is by Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Vietnam Yamada Takio and Chief Representative of JICA Office in Vietnam Shimizu Akira.
Some in-depth researches on the Japanese Covered Bridge, its preservation and restoration are also included in the book.
Recently, the project on preservation and restoration of Japanese Covered Bridge has been approved by the Quang Nam provincial People’s Committee. It costs 17 billion VND from Quang Nam provincial budget and Hoi An city.