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19th century brilliance!

9 beautifully crafted bronze urns that show landscapes animals and other natural surroundings that was commissioned by Minh Mang is 1835.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

9 beautifully crafted bronze urns that show landscapes animals and other natural surroundings that was commissioned by Minh Mang is 1835.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Very skill full decoration which will take your breath away after a closer inspection. They are easy to find and spot

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

This Bronze Urns not the kind We always see in temples. Very impressive and very big. Made of Bronze and really impressive as if this urns is the guarding before entering the Palace.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Worth seeing these because they are so large. They can be easily viewed as part of your entry to the Citadel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

The 9 Dynastic Urns are located in the Hue Imperial City and made entirely in bronze, with a height of over 2 meters and weighing 2 tons each.Each urn representing one of the 9 Emperors in Vietnam. More apart of the Imperial City instead of an attraction, however depending on the weather I would recommend: Water (even if your tour... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

these were made on the orders of the king minh mang and weighing more than 2.5 tons, these urns are exquisitely decorated with royal motifs and traditional patterns. do look out for these in the citadel.

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Toulon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

one of the nicest place in the imperial city! it's a really nice place, and impressive architecture!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

In the Halls of the Mandarins you will find these large fine urns each with its own unique carvings and I suppose there names, I don't read Mandarin, but very beautifully decorated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

To dedicate urns to the Emperors seemed unusual to me but nevertheless they are impressive and if in the Imperial City a must see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

I assume these are the ones in the citadel. They are certainly some big urns. There was some confusion though when I asked the nearby staff what's a dynastic urn? and he replied about 1m dong a week. Funny chap. We left.

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