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Victory monument on the Lo River and heroic recollections

Lo River triumph Monument - This location is not only a National Historical and Cultural Monument, but it is also a red address linked with our forefathers' magnificent triumph in the Lo River resistance struggle against the French colonialists (October 24, 1947).

Victory monument on the Lo River and heroic recollections

On the 40th anniversary of the Lo River triumph, the Lo River triumph Monument was erected in 1987.

The Lo River triumph was the first resounding win, paving the way for subsequent victories of Vietnamese artillery against the French in the early days, and it would be remembered as the pride of the Doan Hung district’s Party Committee and people of all ethnic groups.

Victory monument on the Lo River and heroic recollections

The entrance to the famous Lo River Victory Monument.

To commemorate the wonderful triumph that went down in history after 9 years of the nation’s lengthy resistance fight against the French, the army and people of Phu Tho constructed the Monument in 1987, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Song Lo triumph. The Song of Victory attempts to teach children and grandchildren about the noble martyrs who died here. In Doan Hung, the Lo River Victory Monument was erected.

Victory monument on the Lo River and heroic recollections

Vietnam soldiers utilized one of the mountain artillery cannons to sink a French ship on the Lo River.

Victory monument on the Lo River and heroic recollections

Vietnam soldiers and civilians dropped a phony torpedo model made of Doan Hung grapefruit into the river, leading the enemy to fear.

The Lo River Victory Monument area is 2.6 hectares in size and is located on Don Mountain. The monument’s design includes a ground level and a stone embankment with a high bow form that resembles a ship racing towards the river. A tourist promenade with modest railings runs around both sides and behind the building. There are bends on the left side, created around a curve, that signify historical significance: The Lo River victory weakened the French colonialists' strategic grasp. The triumph monument, built of copper mound material, is in the middle, with the picture of an eternal fire spreading into the sky the infinite spirit of the Song Lo triumph.

Victory monument on the Lo River and heroic recollections

Vietnam soldiers took several guns and prizes from the enemy.

The pedestal’s body is constructed with several huge angles and is coated in light pink rough tiles that are densely aligned. On the four surrounding sides of the memorial, there are eight bas-reliefs showing the Lo River triumph and summarizing some typical traits of Doan Hung’s customs and people...

Victory monument on the Lo River and heroic recollections

The sand table recreates the famous fight on the Lo.

Mr. Vu Anh Tuan, who has looked after and managed the Lo River Victory Monument relic site for the past 26 years, stated: "The Lo River Victory Monument is an extremely valuable relic in educating patriotic traditions and fighting against enemies foreign invasion for the young generation, as well as a place to review the heroic memories of soldiers, veterans, and the people." In 1996, the relic area was restored and some artifacts were added. At the same time, individuals cleaned and maintained the building on a regular basis, allowing the project to be sustainable throughout time and to live on in the hearts of the people.

Vinh Ha


Vinh Ha

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