In September 1840, emperor Minh Mang commanded to begin construction of Minh Mang imperial tomb. The tomb, however, has not been finished. Painfully, while the tomb was implemented, the King was sick and passed away. Emperor Thieu Tri, his successor to the throne, continued the work and completed in 1843. Located on Cam Khe mount, Huong Tra district, Minh Mang...
Huế has never failed to flutter anyone’s hearts, no matter how many time they have been to this little yet graceful city. Huế’s beauty is felt like a young charming lady with a huge sense of romance. If it is, then they are Trang Tien bridge and Huong river that naturally beautifies this lady without any makeup. Trang Tien...
Built in 1920 and finished in 1931, Khai Dinh tomb is one of the most unique architectural features of the royal art in Hue city. It is the resting place of 12th Emperor of Nguyen Dynasty – Khai Dinh( 1885 – 1925). It has reflected the luxurious and flashy character of Khai Dinh. Khai Dinh Tomb is located in Thuy...
As many may know, Hue is the former imperial capital of Vietnam. One of the most impressive highlights of the city is the Imperial Enclosure. This is the housing area of the Nguyen dynasty’s residence, palaces, and temples, located on the Southern bank of Huong river. Ngo Mon Gate – one of the four gates to the Imperial city “This Imperial...
“You will be surprised! It is sooooo unique!” a friend talked to me. I just smiled and kept walking. That was my first time here, I didn’t know what would make me surprised like what my friend said but I thought ‘Okay, just a grave of an emperor, nothing special!’ “Hannah! Quickly!” “Come now!” I yelled. “Don’t forget to take-note, babe.” The inspector...
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