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  • The cannons named after the Five Elements i.e. metal, wood, water, fire, and earth (Source: Cuu vi Than Cong (Nine holy cannons)  
    Update 2/22/2019 2:51:42 PM
    Cuu vi Than Cong (nine holy cannons) is a famous landmark of Hue and a symbol of the Nguyen Dynasty grandeur.

  • Source: Duyet Thi Duong Royal Theater
    Update 2/22/2019 2:45:12 PM
    Duyet Thi Duong Royal Theater was constructed in 1826 on the foundation of Thanh Phong Theater which had been built in 1805 under the reign of Gia Long Emperor.

  • Source: Thai Hoa Palace (the Palace of Supreme Harmony)
    Update 2/22/2019 2:42:27 PM
    Constructed in 1805, Thai Hoa palace is one of the most important landmarks of Hue Imperial City. It deserves a precious monuments in terms of historical, cultural and art values.

  • Source: Noon Gate
    Update 1/14/2019 4:19:40 PM
    Ngo Mon (Noon Gate) is the main entrance leading to the Imperial City. It is one of the most valuable architectures among Nguyen dynasty's monuments complex. Under Emperor Gia long’s reign, the tower called "Nam Khuyet" was constructed at today Ngo Mon position. Under Minh Mang's reign, the basic construction of the Imperial City was mended. On this occasion, the tower was replaced by a huge majestic structure named the Ngo Mon.

  • Hue Citadel
    Update 1/14/2019 4:15:02 PM
    Hue Citadel (the outer circle) was constructed under the reign of Emperor Gia Long and Minh Mang from 1805 to 1832.

  • An Dinh palace  
    Update 1/11/2019 2:33:25 PM
    Address: 78A Nguyen Hue street, Hue city An Dinh palace is located in Nguyen Hue street about 2km from city center. Being constructed in the area of over 23.460m2, An Dinh palace is one of the constructions in the palace system of Nguyen dynasty. Emperor Khai Dinh (1916-1925) had the palace constructed on the basis of a small residence where he used to stay. The Emperor had passed away before An Dinh palace was completed. Then, An Dinh Palace became the place where royal families received foreign delegations. Madam Tu Cung stayed in the palace in 1945-1950-1968-1975. At the palace, the traditional architecture of Nguyen dynasty still remains. Gothic architecture is also clearly shown through decoration styles and items such as pillars, archway, etc.

  • (Photo: Toan Huynh) Hue Citadel's vestige complex - The World's cultural heritage
    Update 11/10/2018 2:41:56 PM

  • Tu Duc tomb Tu Duc tomb
    Update 11/8/2018 10:27:57 AM
    Address: Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city, Thua Thien Hue province Tu Duc tomb (tomb of modesty) is constructed in a beautiful valley of Duong Xuan Thuong village (Thuong Ba hamlet, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city). Located in an immense pine valley about 8km from Hue city, Tu Duc tomb is one of the most beautiful royal architectures of Nguyen dynasty.

  • Khai Dinh tomb Khai Dinh tomb
    Update 11/8/2018 10:24:59 AM
    Address: Thuy Bang commune, Hue city, Thua Thien Hue province Being crowned in 1916, Khai Dinh is the twelfth emperor of Nguyen dynasty. He is also the last emperor of Nguyen dynasty to prepare himself a "home in another world". Khai Dinh tomb was constructed on Chau Chu mount (also called Chau E) about 10km from Hue city. Being commenced on September 4th, 1920, it took 11 years to complete Khai Dinh tomb.

  • Minh Mang tomb Minh Mang tomb
    Update 11/8/2018 10:20:49 AM
    Address: Huong Tho commune, Hue city, Thua Thien Hue province Located in Cam Khe mount, Minh Mang tomb is located near Bang Lang intersection, about 14km from Hue city. The construction was commenced under Emperor Thieu Tri's reign from September 1840 to 1843.

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