Imperial Tomb of Duc Duc Hue. Imperial tomb and monument to Emperor Duc Duc Hue. The Duc Duc imperial tomb is in the heart of Hue City (Vietnam). Schedules, information and prices

Imperial Tomb of Duc Duc Hue

Imperial Tomb of Duc Duc


The Duc Duc of Imperial tomb is the tomb of the Nguyen dynasty, which is closer to the center of the city of Hue. This proximity to the city centre, makes sure the Imperial tomb is surrounded by houses and constructions of a developing city, which gives a special charm to this imperial monument.
As a counterpart the Imperial of the Emperor Duc Duc Tomb, which only United for 3 days, is the least ambitious of all Hue imperial tomb and the smallest.

Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc Hue (Vietnam)
Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc Hue (Vietnam)

Information about the Tomb Imperial Duc Duc


Duc Duc's Imperial Tomb (Dục Đức), built in 1883, is a rectangular building with an area of 3500 m2, and contrary to the rest of Imperial Tombs of Hue, the architecture and the interior of the funerary monument Duc Duc is very simple, making of this tomb, despite its proximity to the Centre of Hue, a grave little tourist and visited.

Emperor Duc Duc, his wife, his son Thanh Thai and his grandson are buried in the imperial funeral complex Duc Duc Duy Tan. These last two rest 300 metres after the main temple.


Imperial Tomb Temple in Duc Duc - Hue - Vietnam
Imperial Temple Duc Duc Tomb

Inside the tomb there Duc Duc Imperial statues, lakes and numerous temples, only a few doors in stone and a couple of small temples whose courtyards are decorated with pots of small trees.

Monuments of Imperial Tomb Complex of Hue Duc Duc
Monuments of Imperial Tomb Complex of Hue Duc Duc

Imperial Gate in Duc Duc Tomb (Hue, Vietnam)
Imperial Gate in Duc Duc Tomb

Facts about the Emperor Duc Duc

The Emperor Duc Duc only reigned for 3 days. After those 3 days of reign, was forced to abdicate and subsequently imprisoned, where he died within a year.

Structure and composition of the Imperial Tomb Duc Duc


The Imperial tomb is rectangular Duc Duc, where we are in the center courtyard of ceremonies, without any decoration or statues, surrounded by stone walls, where we rock triple doors allow access to the interior.
You have 2 temples inside of the Imperial Tomb: the so-called House Temple Huynh Oc and the Temple Long An.

Imperial Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc in Hue - Vietnam
Imperial Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc

Temple House Huynh Oc
The house Huynh Oc temple is the main temple of the Imperial Tomb Duc Duc, very characteristic for its pointed roofs with yellow tiles, containing within it the imperial tomb of Emperor Duc Duc and his wife.

Long An Temple
Long An Temple is a very simple temple that contains several altars in honor of Emperor Duc Duc, his wife and their descendants.

Sarcophagus in the Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc in Hue Imperial - Vietnam
Sarcophagus in the Tomb of Emperor Duc Duc Imperial

Location Duc Duc Imperial Tomb


Imperial Duc Duc Tomb is the tomb nearest the city of Hue, about 2 kilometers from the city center.


Getting to the Imperial Tomb Duc Duc

We may Duc Duc Tomb car (recommended), bus, train or even walking, as only 2 kilometers far from the center of Hue. For those who prefer to travel to the Imperial Tomb Duc Duc train, it's best to get off at the train station and then walk An Cuu offroad.

Hours Duc Duc Imperial Tomb


Duc Duc tomb is open daily at 7:00 to 11:30 and 13:30 to 17:30 schedule.

Entry fee


Entrance to the Imperial Tomb Duc Duc is free.

Contact the Duc Duc tomb Imperial

  • phone: 84 (0) 54 523237
  • email: huemonuments@dng.vnn.vn
  • : http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/678/
  • address: Phường An Cựu ( Hue, Vietnam)

Important data on the Imperial Tomb Duc Duc

  • Year of construction: 1883
  • Hue distance: 2 kilometers
  • Ticket price: free entry

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