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Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, Hue

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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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  • Perhaps it is the most beautiful! Structured on several levels, has impressive staircases and a nice view! Highly recommended
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  • Beautiful resort, as part of the four tickets cheap. It is worth to look at these temples, each is unique.
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  • Definitely worth a trip out to this tomb, the landscape and views from this hillside are amazing. Lots of stairs to climb, and no bathroom facilities, but definitely worth a visit.