People said that Hue mausoleum system is the most brilliant achievement of the ancient architecture of Vietnam. Mausoleum in Hue city is known as places save the trace of Kings and is a typical symbol for the prosperity of Nguyen Dynasty. Therefore, this tomb system is one of the ideal choice of tourists when coming Hue city. Hue has 4 famous tombs as Gia Long tomb, Minh Mang tomb, Tu Duc tomb and Khai Dinh tomb. There are King’s Mausoleums but each tomb has the typical features make an impression with tourists. We often visit these tombs in Hue tour.
Gia Long Tomb (Thien Tho Tomb) is located between the Thien Tho Mountain in Huong Tho Commune, Huong Tra District, Hue city, Thua Thien Hue Province. This is the resting place of Gia Long King, the first king of 13 Nguyen Dynasty. The tomb is lied along Perfume River with fresh air all time, covered by the majestic nature and endless mountains. The central part is the tomb of King and Thua Thien Cao Empress. This makes Gia Long tomb become a beautiful picture of the harmonical combination between nature and architect. This is the main place to visit in Hue tour program.
Minh Mang Tomb (Hieu Tomb) is a mausoleum of the second king of Nguyen Dynasty, located on Cam Khe mountain, about 12 km from the center of the city. This tomb represents the traditional architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty and has the beauty of Oriental Art. Visiting Minh Mang mausoleum in Hue tour, it makes you immerse yourselves in the space of painting, poetry and philosophy with majestic architect and poetic nature.
Tu Duc Tomb (Khiem Tomb) is one of the most beautiful works of the Nguyen Dynasty. It is located in a narrow valley in Thuong Ba Village, Thuy Xuan Commune, Hue City. Tomb has liberal element and soft lines which reflected the poetic soul of this King. Apart from burying purpose, this is also resting, reading and reciting poetry place of Tu Duc King. Therefore, when visiting this mausoleum in Hue tour, you will imagine that you lost in the wide park with fresh air, tranquil space and typical architect.
Unlike three above tombs, Khai Dinh Tomb (Ung Tomb) is the unique mixture between the Oriental and the West art, architect. This mausoleum of the 12th King of Nguyen Dynasty is located on Chau Chu mountain, about 10km southwest of Hue City. Khai Dinh Tomb is meticulous work with three frescoes are decorated on the ceiling of three halls in the center of Thien Dinh palace. You will be attracted by the most magnificent and valuable characteristics of Khai Dinh mausoleum in Hue tour.
In brief, when visit Hue city , no one can ignore the Hue mausoleum system because it is the symbol of the Nguyen Dynasty. Mausoleum in Hue tour brings to you its beauty with the harmonious combination between the ancient beauty, creative architect and nice landscape, tranquil space. Coming Hue’s tombs, you can temporarily forget the busy life and refresh yourselves.
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