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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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  • This is one of the more impressive temple structures located within the Imperial Citadel. The highlight of this temple is the nine dynastic urns located here. Worth a visit when you're inside the cita...  more »
  • The Temple of generations, as it is known is an interesting point to visit inside the imperial city. We can see the various altars where the memories of the emperors of Vietnam.
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  • On the complex of Imperial city visit. Very nice to lean Nguyen royal and family tree. both out door and indoor are nice. Just do not miss it  more »
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  • Visiting nice and early will give you a some of the attraction to yourself. Great for photo opportunities.
  • Shrines of the Imperial lords. Very grand and colourful, but nothing special.
  • This is where the Nguyen dynasty Kings of worship with very unique dynamic architecture, it also kept the Nguyễn Dynasty's family tree.
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