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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 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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  • As I have already shared about the Imperial city, most of it has either been blown to smithereens or is being replaced by a decent replica, so, if you are wont to compare to other similar sounding mon...  more »
  • it is located inside the citadel. it has a very remarkable architecture. there is an entrance fees into this place. not to be missed.  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.
  • Nice to see
  • Wonderful place

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