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Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, Hue

Categories: Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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Built at a time where European influences met Asian architecture, Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh is the smallest and most distinct tombs in Vietnam. Thirty-five years and four kings resulted in a mix of influences in the architecture with the tomb completed in 1917. Walking around, visit Ngung Hy Temple, a triplet complex displaying royal furniture and calligraphy. A variety of art including stained glass and French artworks can be seen within the tomb. Western style influenced the area surrounding the tomb, with the grounds comprising of 200 buildings, oriented towards the southeast and decorated with terracotta statues of soldiers and animals covered in cement. Make Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh a centerpiece of your Hue vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hue vacation planner.
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  • The tomb area is not big but very impressive. He was the 12 emperor of Vietnam. Inside there is a great Mosaic work. Outside impressive status and the whole construction is impressive. About 100 steps...  read more »
  • During the stay we decided to take a private car to take us to the tombs. This was one of the stops on the tour and it was beautiful and very unique because of the statues upon entering the tomb itsel...  read more »
  • The statue is huge and one of the very main and very important attractions of this place and of the city. Cant miss this one. 
  • Dong Khanh's mausoleum tomb of Dong Khanh (or private mausoleum) is where the buried King Dong Khanh in the upper country, Hydro-spring Township, the city of hue, located between mausoleums Introduction and Tomb of Tu Duc. The mausoleum was built over 4 reigns lasted from 1888 to 1923, carrying the feudal architecture tradition and influenced by Western European architecture. Your Stop for Greece is considered where reserve is most famous lacquer art of Vietnam harmonization along multicolored glass door system. Tomb architecture almost completely European, from the characteristic architecture, decorative objects to the procession of biotype tissue building but still merge with idyllic landscape in the region.
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