Lycée français Alexandre Yersin, Da Lat, Viet Nam a typical and famous architecture of Da Lat city. For many tourists, this is a destination not to be missed when coming to Da Lat, and for many generations of students, the school is unique this is a pride.
Da Lat Pedagogy College, Ward 10, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province. The school was founded in 1927, designed by Moncet Architects, and completed after 8 years. The first name of the school was Petit Lycée Dalat, which was dedicated to the teaching of French children and some of the rich Vietnamese families of that time. So far, the school has been recognized as one of the 1,000 unique buildings of the world in the 20th century.
In 1932 the school was renamed the Grand Lycée de Dalat and in 1935 the school was named Lycée Yersin in memory of Dr. Alexandre Yersin, a Swiss-born physician who publicly gave birth to Dalat. Later, the school was renamed Hung Vuong Education Center, now Da Lat Pedagogy College, which is specialized in fostering management staffs for kindergartens, primary and junior high schools. The school has a lot of training majors such as: Mathematics, Mathematics, Chemistry, History, Language Arts, Pedagogy of Fine Arts and School Equipment Technology … Many Vietnamese celebrities have had time to study. At school, like the professor Trinh Xuan Thuan – astrophysicist, living in the United States.
Architecturally, the Da Lat Pedagogy College is recognized by the UIA as one of the 1,000 unique buildings of the world in the 20th century. “This is a big house that nobody in Da Lat can afford to miss,” wrote the Indochine newspaper.
Lying in the heart of Dalat city full of dreams, the school highlights with large green space, airy creates a peaceful and romantic scene.
The highlight of the school is the main arcade arcade with a front length of 77.18m, behind 89.8m, including three floors and 24 classrooms. The curves of this arcade house are like the image of a book unfolding the symbol of the spreading knowledge, the aspiration curve. At the end of this arc-house is a 54m high bell tower that stands out from the vast space and the blue of the thousands symbolizes an intellectual aspiration.
In addition to this special building, there is also a red brick wall that is carried from Europe and the roof is made of tiles made in France. Overlooking the outside, the walls are styled the dome with harmonious proportions make the beauty of the block.
Apart from the main row of houses, there are also other blocks that are paralleled with only two and three storeys for hall, laboratories and dormitories.
From above, Da Lat Pedagogical College looks quite similar to foreign schools and is surrounded by a beautiful, green landscape of foggy city.
In general, the whole school is a unique European architectural design, but also incorporates many architectural details to create a harmonious architecture. East and West. With a spacious space, fresh and harmonious architecture, this college is not only an ideal place to study, study but also to attract all the tourists.
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