Nine Dynastic Urns, Hue

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#8 of 19 in Historic Sites in Hue
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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  • Located in front of To Mieu Temple, these huge urns date from the 1830s and are said to contain the remains of, or at least honour the memory of, the original nine Viet emperors. Ornate, impressive, p...  more »
  • These huge majestic and nicely decorated bronze Urns are set up in line, corresponding to the relative Nguyen king of the dynasty. Quite impressive. Rare for bronze to survive the ages. Enjoy while to...  more »
  • These urns were built in Minh Mang king who rule the Vietnam at that time. The urns was setup with 2 lines and respresented for Nguyen kings. The main one is represented Gia Long king and the second l...  more »

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