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Royal Tombs

Perfume River, Hue, Vietnam
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Ranked #2 of 35 Attractions in Hue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cemeteries
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Glasgow
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133 reviews 133 reviews
36 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

By far the best way to see the tombs is with a tour guide, we used "hue to go". If you are here its a must do - When we were here it was not too busy, you pay an enrty fee at each site. Your guide will probably pick the best ones to visit. 90% of photos on this... More

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Toronto
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We stopped here on our private tour of hue before driving to Hoi An. It was very hot, but we all enjoyed our visit. We were all surprised by how few people were there - adding to the mystique of the place. As others have mentioned, the tombs are well kept and the buildings stunning. Huge stairs add to the... More

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Went here with a small group of 4 people and a guide. Spent a very interesting day in the heat. If you are in HUe, don't miss this!

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Lyme Regis
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Poor recent replicas of incredible Chinese royal tombs, these are surprisingly recent and lack the history that you will find in Chinese tombs. The poor condition of the tombs would have you believe these were far older but most are from the early 20th century. The price of the entrance ticket to each tomb is ridiculous at 80,000 dong ($4)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a brilliant site. You will adore this place if you are interested in ancient culture and history. This place is so well kept and so amazing, it will blow your breath away.

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HaNoi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Minh Mang tomb is big, Tu Duc tomb is cool of pinetrees, Khai Dinh tomb is exellent art. Good points for tombs of Kings

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Sitges, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Along with the Imperial City, these constitute Hue's most rewarding sights. Do not expect the grandeur of tombs in other Asian destinations. If you have limited time, I recommend you should visit Minh Mang, Khai Dinh and Tu Duc, in this priority order. Try to go there at 7am when almost all tourists take breakfast.

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Astoria, New York
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Be sure to bring an informative guidebook, guide or read up on their history online. Background information is vital to fully appreciating these tombs. They can all be visited in a day and make for a great outing. My girlfriend and I rented a moped. We felt that this was a great way to do it.

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Long Beach, California, United States
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

this place was beautiful a place where yo would like to take a picture of the place then have your photo taken in front of it!!

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London, United Kingdom
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189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

To think that a puppet emperor in the mid 20th century could have such an amazing burial and tomb, goes against any logical prejudice you could think, but probably this is the secret of the charm of this tomb. Everything is excessive in a mix of all and new. Surprisingly very interesting

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