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Nine Dynastic Urns, Hue

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Located between two ancestral temples, Nine Dynastic Urns date back to the 1830s and were cast in honor of the nine Nguyen rulers. The giant urns symbolize the power of the Nguyen sovereigns. The central urn is the biggest and most elaborately decorated--it's dedicated to the founder of the dynasty, Gia Long. Before you head to Hue, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hue itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Hue has to offer, including Nine Dynastic Urns.
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  • There are 9 very large urns dating to the early-mid 1800s and placed opposite the Temple of Generations - these are very symbolic and some dedicated to some of the emperors. They are decorated with pi...  more »
  • At the south-west side inside the Citadel (entrance 150,000VND / 30,000VND for children) and there is no extra fee to see this. Simple, symbolic works of art representing the imperial dynasties.  more »
  • Visiting the whole area would be much better option instead of visiting the palace for this specific attraction. Although this symbol is distinctive for the dynasty of the region.  more »