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Address: Hue, Vietnam
Description: The final resting-place of this Nguyen Dynasty emperor and scholar was...
The final resting-place of this Nguyen Dynasty emperor and scholar was built before his death. A lake, pavilion and theatre still exist on the grounds.
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Old relics undergoing a makeover

Visited here at the end of the day by scooter - beware of the ladies wanting to park your bike. Legally you should pay 2000dong but they all charge 5000dong. They are doing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Gore, New Zealand

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Gore, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Visited here at the end of the day by scooter - beware of the ladies wanting to park your bike. Legally you should pay 2000dong but they all charge 5000dong. They are doing extensive restoration work on the main building within the compound and as a result we could not go near to it. The small lake and island is... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is one of those royal tombs that has an interesting story. Again I have trouble keeping track of all the names of these royal guys, but I heard they were all related. Some had over 100 kids from many wives, while this emperor seemed to have had trouble producing children and had to adopt several sons. If I remember... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

4th Nguyen emperor who lived here in the palace and tomb is within the grounds. Known as the emperor with hundreds of concubine but no children. His exact burial spot unknown to this day. Having visited this tomb more than 10 years ago - this place has deteriorated significantly and hence restoration work is being conducted in the main palace... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The best tomb we visited. The large area houses a lake, several palaces, tombs and temples all in an attractive garden. Note- it can get quite hot, so take water as there is not much to buy there. It was not busy when we went.

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Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The king attached considerable importance to the construction of his final residence and the buildings and gardens around it. The many buildings it comprises blend into the vegetation and the numerous pools and basins, and are in perfect harmony with their environment. I know from my guide that is Tu Duc's reign began in 1848 and ended in 1883.

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Vientiane, Laos
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I liked the Tomb of Tu Duc, more so than the other tomb I visited. There is lots of green and woodland areas, a nice pond and plenty of photo opportunities. Unfortunately as I was there in low season there was a lot of resort action taking place. Whilst I understand the need to restore and appreciate the best time... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Must see, stunning views/scenery. Good information into the history of the King, good photo oppertunities. Highly recommend!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Absolutely do not miss this location. It was relatively quiet when we arrived on a rainy day, though we purchased raincoats and umbrellas just outside. The restoration work is ongoing, but we enjoyed seeing how the site was being cared for and preserved, and what was already restored was particularly beautiful in the cold and rainy weather. I suggest giving... More 

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Leeton, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

From the outside it doesn't look very inviting, but after your first step inside you are taken back with the history of Tomb. A peacefully place I could have spent all day exploring.

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Ruthin, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

On a hot day, it was lovely to wander slowly through the dim buildings and along the waterside path. The visit took about 90 minutes with a fair bit of sitting and looking. Buy a combination ticket for three tombs and the Citadel to save money and also be aware that on TA the tombs and Citadel can go by... More 

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Address: Address: Hue, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue

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