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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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  • We really enjoyed our tour of this tomb. We visited several while staying in Hue and this was one of our favourites. The architecture is much different than the other tombs. The tombs give you great i...  more »
  • Its very interesting place. Peaceful and beautiful.I like the Architecture. Its seem to be in China.  more »
  • you have to climb various steps, however for those who come to Hue not to miss. Very beautiful grounds there close, details the Emperor's concubines homes positioned according to the various priorities.
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