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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  • Impressive, important part of Vietnam history. Like the city itself, not to be missed. Very interesting and instructive.  more »
  • This is probably the prettiest tomb of all the main tombs to see in the area around Hue. Everything is very intricate and elaborate here, apparently a lot of the materials and some of the design were ...  more »
  • This amongst three other sites , all taken in over about 3-4 hours are a must see if you are in Hue.  more »
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  • 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.
  • This tomb unfortunately is often mistaken with Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Most photos show the wrong place. The real Dong Khanh tomb is situated slightly behind Tu Duc, you can walk or drive a couple minutes there from Tu Duc parking lot. The entrance is free, the tomb is very old and in my opinion the most interesting in this area.
  • The largest of the tombs sites. Many buildings and areas to explore with historical artefacts. A lovely area to sit and think and get out of the rain. WC's clearly signed at entrance and far side of site. Street food outside and souvenirs.
  • Very small, nothing really going on here. Can take it all in within five minutes. Dark and unattended. I think the people who reviewed this tomb are mistaking it for the other nearby tomb.
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