Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, Hue

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Built at a time during the European influences on Asian architecture, Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh remains one of the most distinctive sites of its kind. The complex includes an area displaying royal furniture and calligraphy. The grounds feature 200 buildings, oriented towards the southeast and decorated with terracotta statues of soldiers and animals. Plan to see Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and other attractions that appeal to you using our Hue day trip planner.
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  • If you are in front of a choice, which tomb to visit-visit this. Fancy Mosaic, sculptures of warriors, dragons-This is a very beautiful place!
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  • Its a must go in Hue. It is so picturesque and informative. very well maintained tourist spot. Not really needed to have a guide but i am sure that can give you more knowledge of the place. We could e...  more »
  • Intriguing to see a tomb created in such a different style from all the other monuments in Hue. Enjoyed the contrast and glad we got a chance to see it as part of our tour. The opulence of its constru...  more »
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  • On my mind the second best tomb I've visited in Hue. Definitely interesting, but keep in mind that almost all tombs have a very similar architecture, so if you visit the others you don't necessarily need this one.
  • This is one of the most interesting sites I've visited in Hue, and actually found this tomb more fascinating than the Palace and Citadel. There's a unique style and architecture to this place that really testifies to how much the French had entwined themselves into Vietnamese life. French culture appears not so much fused as forced upon Vietnam's extent, ancient culture. The setting for the tomb is remarkable, absolutely picturesque.
  • Nice but not so many things to see
  • Rented a moped in Hue to get to this location. Very easy ride even in the rain. This was one of the locations that our hotel recommended and it was fantastic. Beautiful stone carvings here.
  • Historical place to be although it was built less than 100 years ago. Worth the visit
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