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Hue Imperial Tombs

Hue City was for years the capital of Vietnam and the home of the emperors. Therefore, along the Perfume River, lie the emperors of the Nguyen dynasty Imperial tombs in Hue.
Imperial Tombs of Hue (Vietnam)
Imperial Tombs of Hue (Vietnam)

Imperial Tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty (Hue, Vietnam)


You have 7 imperial tombs in the city of Hue (sorted chronologically):

Visit the Imperial Tombs


From a tourism perspective, the imperial tombs that are worth visiting:
  • Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang
  • Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc
  • Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh


Imperial Tomb of Gia Long


The tomb of the first emperor of Vietnam. It's the Imperial tomb farthest from the city of Hue and the worst condition. Gia Long tomb is visited by its remoteness and also by the unpopular that was the Emperor Gia Long.
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  • Year of construction: 1814-1820
  • Hue distance: 20 km
  • Entrance fee: free admission

Imperial Tomb of Emperor Gia Long in Hue - Vietnam
Imperial Tomb of Emperor Gia Long


Imperial Tomb of Minh Mang


The tomb of Emperor Minh Mang is the imperial Tomb that follows the architectural concepts of Chinese. Impressive building surrounded by lakes and trees that holds in its interior 40 monuments of the imperial funeral complex Minh Mang.
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  • Year of construction: 1840-1843
  • Hue distance: 12 km
  • Entrance fee: 80. 000VND (about 3€)

Imperial Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang in Hue - Vietnam
Imperial Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang


Imperial Tomb of Thieu Tri


The imperial tomb of Thieu Tri, located in a quiet and peaceful, very near the grave Imperial Tomb Tu Ducbuilt so austere and economic costs following the recommendations of the own Emperor Thieu Tri.
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  • Year built: 1848
  • Hue distance: 8 km
  • Entrance fee: free admission

Imperial Tomb of Emperor Thieu Tri in Hue - Vietnam
Imperial Tomb of Emperor Thieu Tri


Imperial Tomb of Tu Duc


From our point of view the most beautiful imperial tomb of all. A huge and peaceful Lake, stone bridges and wooden constructions. Tu Duc tomb integrates seamlessly with the landscape that surrounds it.
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  • Year of construction: 1864-1867
  • Hue distance: 6 km
  • Entrance fee: 80. 000VND (about 3€)

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


Imperial Tomb of Duc Duc


The tomb least ambitious of all, with the smaller, perhaps because the Emperor Duc Duc United only for 3 days.
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  • Year of construction: 1883
  • Hue distance: 2 km
  • Entrance fee: free admission

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


Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh


The smallest of all imperial tomb, with French influences and terracotta sculptures. It's grave was actually a temple in memory of the father of the Emperor, but was reused as a grave due to the sudden death of the emperor.
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  • Year built: 1888
  • Hue distance: 6 km
  • Price of admission: 22.000VND (1€)

Imperial Tomb of Emperor Dong Khanh in Hue - Vietnam
Imperial Tomb of Emperor Dong Khanh


Imperial Tomb of Khai Dinh


Without doubts, the most majestic of all imperial tomb and the Tomb more tourist. Khai Dinh tomb was built as a mausoleum and at the same time, monument, which explains the 11 years that took to build.
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  • Year of construction: 1920-1931
  • Hue distance: 9 km
  • Entrance fee: 80.000VND (about 3€)

Imperial Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh in Hue - Vietnam
Imperial Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh

Videos of the imperial tombs of Hue


A video of the surroundings of the imperial tombs of Hue, namely tomb of Emperor Tu Duc.



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