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. Make Nine Dynastic Urns part of your personalized Hue itinerary using our Hue trip planner .
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  • Inside the Citadel, the urns are very large and in a row. There are bullet marks in some of the urns from the Vietnam War with America.  more »
  • In a corner on the imperial palace the urns are part of the To Mieu temple and worth the walk, as are the rest of the buildings in this section of the palace.  more »
  • The Nine Dynestic Urns are not to be missed during a visit of the Citadel! Each one has its own decoration and if you have enough time it is worth the while to spend time really looking at each one se...  more »
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  • Emperor Minh Mang - the second Nguyen emperor - had these urns made to symbolize the might of the emperors and the nation in 1835-1837. Nine urns were named after the Nguyen emperors. Famous landscapes and produce were selected from different regions in the country to decorate these urns
  • Interesting area inside the palace grounds.
  • Beautiful to see. The architecture is incredible!
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