The Mieu Temple, Hue

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Admire dynastic continuity at The Mieu Temple, an ancestral temple dedicated to ten emperors of the Nguyen dynasty located in the World Heritage Site Imperial City, Hue. Completed in 1823, the temple houses many personal belonging of Nguyen emperors. The yellow-colored roof of the temple had endings in the form of the squash blossoms and it covers altars for each emperor with their photo and gold ingots. The courtyard has nine colossal dynastic urns dedicated to nine emperors, each about 2 m (6.5 ft) in height weighing 1,900 kg to 2,600 kg (4,189 to 5,732 lbs). The central and most ornate urn is that of the dynastic founder and the yard also features statues of dragons captivated in red boxes. Make The Mieu Temple a part of your Hue vacation plans using our Hue itinerary builder.
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  • August 18, 2017
    The main altar is ever-present je Byzantine Emperor. There were 13 emperors has been dethroned dethroned, 13 generations Bao Dai's fifth zukduk Emperor and sixth hepher je, went into exile in France for altar is not.
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  • August 8, 2017
    This temple is inside of the imperial city. It is included in your initial ticket. Since the inner court is large and somewhat confusing to find the way out or way to other attraction, bring a map if ...  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    This temple is similar to the Temple of literature in Hanoi, it was built in honor to the parents of the Emperor Gia Long (1802-1820). The most prominent, are carved rooftops, and access to the temple by a large paved courtyard. Another thing that is striking are mats that hang from its doors. In the interior include ceramic floors.
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  • November 20, 2016
    dep lam moi ng
  • May 28, 2016
    Visiting nice and early will give you a some of the attraction to yourself. Great for photo opportunities.
  • April 27, 2016
    Shrines of the Imperial lords. Very grand and colourful, but nothing special.
  • April 15, 2017
    Nice to see
  • March 17, 2017
    Wonderful place

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