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Royal Tombs

Perfume River, Hue, Vietnam
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Ranked #2 of 33 Attractions in Hue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cemeteries, Cultural
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Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The place is a must visit, lots of paradoxes! You can visit the handicraft workshops & incense making shops also. The self critique of an Emperor etched in stone on a huge tablet is unique!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We hire a motorbike for $8 and drove it ourselves, we just took a map from the hotel and we got there, breathtaking scenery and the tombs by itself are a monument to the emperor's. It worth the visit!

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Brisbane, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The complexes were interesting to visit but terribly run down and in need of serious maintenance, esp as listed as World Heritage. Need local guide to explain various buildings and monuments as little written info provided on site.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Visiting the tombs gives a good perspective in Vietnams history, believes and religion. Our guide, Ngoc, was well informed about all aspects.

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Betchworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Definitely worth a visit .. but take a guide to explain as there is little to tell you what is what!

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South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Spent nearly 3 hours exploring the Tu Duc, Minh Mang and Kiah Dinh tombs as well as the citadel. Tu Duc and Minh Mang are relatively flat and surrounded by gardens and lakes but the steps are Kiah dinh are steep...but the detail in the architecture and bas relief inside is spectacular. There is restoration work happening at present but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We rented a motorbike from our hotel for only $7 and drove their ourselves (Google maps name: Lăng Khải Định, GPS coordinates: 16.399012 N, 107.590310 E). The drive there is very nice and the place itself offers beautiful views and spectacular architecture. Fee to get in was 80,000 VND.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The more you delve into the long history of Viet Nam you realise that the people and country have had a fascinating journey to where they are today. The Hue area is especially fascinating as it was the seat of power for a considerable period of time. The tombs of the various kings are a great window into the history... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Go early before the crowds and the heat! Khai Dinh tomb was my favourite. Beautiful gothic ceiling in the actual tomb!

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Foulridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Not expensive entry and after a short walk up 2 flights of steps at the top there are amazing views of the valley. The tombs themselves are also amazing and interesting. It was quiet when we visited and it won't take must out of your day.

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