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Thai Hoa Palace, Hue

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Feel the splendor, wisdom and mercifulness of Vietnamese Nguyen emperors at Thai Hoa Palace, one of the most important buildings in the Hue Imperial City, a World Heritage Site in which commoners met kings. Featuring a large hall with ornate timer roof supported by 80 carved pillars, the place was used as official receptions and important imperial ceremonies. The palace houses a museum which gives you an overview of the entire complex. Enameled bronze, gilt ware and lacquer decorations depict dragons, clouds and numerous symbols. Built in 1805, the site was used as a coronation. To visit Thai Hoa Palace on your holiday in Hue, and find out what else Hue has to offer, use our Hue travel itinerary maker.
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  • Behind the main gate of the Citadel (entrance 150,000VND / 30,000VND for children) and there is no extra fee to see this. It was the reception site used by the Emperor to receive guests from his eleva...  more »
  • In this palace the emperor was admitting his ministers and diplomats mostly for ceremonies. For every minister there was a stone according to his rank showing the exact position on which the person sh...  more »
  • Hue walked the long cobbled from the entrance to the Royal Palace in the main building. It is a feeling that a magnificent wooden temple. So few other tourists happened to be standing at the door and looking at the long stone-paved were King mood of the Nguyen dynasty.
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  • The most beautiful room of the Citadel, but they don't allow to take pictures inside, so you have to come and see in person.
  • Great video explanations in this building about the history of the area.
  • Very beautiful and magnificent
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  • Beautiful building
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  • Nice
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