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Tomb of Tu Duc

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Address: Hue, Vietnam
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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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Tomb of Tu Doc

Those who are interested in history should visit this historical place. The whole complex was meant to be an entertainment place for the king and his wives and concubines. He... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Those who are interested in history should visit this historical place. The whole complex was meant to be an entertainment place for the king and his wives and concubines. He would spend some part of the year in this complex with pine forests, lake and temple and places for officials to stay. The king got his tomb constructed in his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fascinating collection of beautiful buildings set in lovely gardens - worth the trip out of Hue to visit( we arranged a driver and car through our hotel for 4 hours to visit the Pagoda and royal tombs).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting some temples dedicated to kings and emperors it is a must to visit a tomb also. There you will see that the central gate is closed because the emperor is dead. Do not forget to buy bananas from the kids of the poor families living there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

this was a lovely & peaceful, pleasant setting (even in extreme heat) could have spent longer here. this was part of a multi visut tomb, pergoda lunch perfume river Dragon boat. pick up and drop of from hotel. Organised by Halong tours for about $24 per person. From 8am to 6 pm. Value

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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great site. Would highly recommend. THis was one of the highlights in visiting Hue. Wonderfull photo opportunities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ironically, Nguyen emperor Tu Duc spent much of his reigning life at the magnificent grounds of his mausoleum, composing poetry and trying to strike a delicate balance between the French and his country, but is buried elsewhere in a secret location. There are many idyllic aspects here, from the tomb of his adopted son in a lonely corner among the... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were told to go and see this tomb by friends,the whole area of the tombs and surrounds was very serene and lovely,so many different areas to look at,beautiful buildings,lakes and waterways,we spent more time here than we intended,but we were just stunned by it all,truly breathtaking,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic architecture surrounded by some lovely lakes and ponds made this our favourite Tomb of 3 we visited in Hue. Other sites have more impressive and complex Tombs, but the serenity balanced the visit nicely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All Nguyen eperors started building their graves once in position. It is much more than a grave, the whold Court would live parts of the year there. Tu Duc's grave is located in a huge park, with a small artificial lake, great pine trees in a peaceful athmosphere. It is told that Tu Duc had e big secret - he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you only have time for one tomb, choose Minh Mang. If time isn't an issue this is worthy of a visit but there are works ongoing. Part has been renovated and looks lovely, the grounds are nice and clean. Not a lot of English signage so a guide would be of use

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