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Address: Perfume River, Hue, Vietnam

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Hard to get to without transport so hire a motorbike or driver for the day. Buy the multi ticket for tombs and citadel. We got a driver via our hotel for $40 for the day and he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The royal tombes are a bit outside of the city, so you'll have to go there by motorcycle or taxi. Entrance was 100.000 vnd. I didn't find the ruins that impressive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Hard to get to without transport so hire a motorbike or driver for the day. Buy the multi ticket for tombs and citadel. We got a driver via our hotel for $40 for the day and he was great, including taking us to a little local lunch stop. Worthwhile day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The tomb of Minh Mang is a gem set in beautiful gardens. The reconstruction and upkeep give you a good sense of its original sgate. The Tu Duc tomb, on the other hand, is still under restoration. One can see the potential, but it isn't as pleasing as Min Mang. We skipped the most modern tomb and visited the lovely... More 

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Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Did a day trip which included 3 tombs, the citadel and the Pagoda. Found the Khai Dinh tomb the most interesting with a lot of artifacts to see and you see his actual tomb, which is amazing. The Tu Duc and Minh Mang weren't so elaborate.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Do a city tour through Hue. You visit all the important old 'tombs' and you get a guide with it too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Beat the Heat...much cooler...less stress....we went out on a river boat. Make your own arrangements with the boat owner, it was the boat for the 2 of us for the day (boat 0006DL) we visited Mjng Manga, Khai Dinh, Tu Duc & Thien Mu Pagoda....2 of them was far off but for a good price they took us with motorbikes,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Fantastic ... Place to see .. Not easy to get to .. We hired a motorbike to see all the temples .. Really enjoyed it . Again not to miss , very interesting !...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The location of some of these tombs would make Indiana Jones struggle to find them - take a tour. We did 3 tombs and they were all excellent in their own way - beautiful lakes, landscaped gardens and grand buildings - all worth the bouncy journey and heat to see.

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Ben Tre Province, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We hired a motorbike and drove to all the temples, they are all fairly close but we were glad we had a map and directions to find them all as they're quite difficult to find. Make sure you take something to cover your shoulders. I had something in my bag and there are many people of both sexes around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I thought they were beautiful and the countryside was also nice. About 10 miles out of town and easy with a driver or if you are fit, could bike this pretty easily as well

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