Hue Royal Monuments – All special traditional culture in Hue Ancient City – Hidden Land Travel
Hue royal monuments are the complex monuments which can show you all traditional life, culture and history of Hue Ancient City. It is included Citadel, Imperial Tombs System. The Hue Citadel is a place you have to visit first in Hue, this is a place where living of Nguyen Lord Dynasty in the pristine, it has two part which is Royal Palace and Purple Forbidden City.
Hue citadel, The most typical Hue royal monuments
The Royal Palace one of thing of Hue royal monuments is a second round wall of Hue Citadel. It has function that is protects that most important palaces, temples and Purple Forbidden City. The main areas of Royal palaces are Ngo Mon Gate, Hoa Binh Gate, Hien Nhon Gate, Chuong Duc Gate. Ngo Mon Gate is a main gate in the South of Royal Palace, Hien Nhon Gate is in the East, Chuong Duc is in the West, Hoa Binh is in the North.
The Purple Forbidden City is the main living place of Nguyen Lord Dynasty, Queen and Royal concubines. There are Thai Hoa Palace, Phung Tien Palace, Truong Sanh Palace, Dien Tho Palace.
Royal tombs, the must see in Hue royal monuments
The Imperial Tombs System, the second important monument of Hue royal monuments, is a place of burial of Nguyen Lord Dynasty, it not only a normal tomb, it was built with the special structure that can protect the tomb through a long time. The Imperial tombs system is have seven imperial tombs: Gia Long, Tu Duc, Minh Mang, Thieu Tri, Duc Duc, Dong Khanh, Khai Dinh.
Gia Long Tomb
Gia Long Tomb or Thien Tho Tomb is the Tomb of Gia Long King who is founder the Nguyen Dynasty. Gia Long Tomb is a group tomb and was built from 1814 to 1820. This tomb is well known because it has a beauty scene and pretty old structure, it bring us peace feeling when we were there.
Minh Mang Tomb
Minh Mang Tomb is far from 12km of Hue City. This is the rest in peace of the Second King of Nguyen Dynasty. Minh Mang Tomb was built from 1840 to 1843. It not only a grave place but also a brilliant structure under creation people.
Thieu Tri Tomb
Thieu Tri Tomb is far from 8km of Hue City, this is a combine the structure between Minh Mang Tomb and Thieu Tri Tomb. The combine with scene of the fields of rice and fruit, makes we feel the deep calm and relax.
Tu Duc Tomb
Massive Tu Duc Tomb is a rather famous tomb in Hue because of its structure and romantic scene. Tomb was built from 1864 to 1867. The design is covered by the beautiful lake and the green tree both side. It also has Minh Khiem Theater where the King can watch musical.
Duc Duc Tomb
Duc Duc Tomb is in An Cuu Ward, Hue City from 1889. Duc Duc Tomb is simpler than the other tomb of Nguyen Lord Dynasty. The opposite is Phuoc Qua Hill, and behind is the Tam Thai Mountain.
Dong Khanh Tomb
Dong Khanh Tomb was built from 1888 to1923, this is a tomb has combination structure between Asia and Europe. It shows all detail decoration and color but it still makes a harmony with natural around there.
Khai Dinh Tomb
Khai Dinh Tomb is far from 10km of Hue City, this is the rest in peace of the 12th King of Nguyen Dynasty. Although it not has a big acreage but it has the meticulous design. Special thing is the “Cuu Long An Van” Picture at here that is one of most valuable thing in Vietnam.
Hue temples, Can not be missed in Hue Hue royal monuments
The Pagodas of Hue is a palace where show the religion life of people Hue Ancient City. It has many pagodas in Hue but there is a similar structure of all that is Tam Quan gate. In Hue has some famous pagodas are Thien Mu Pagoda, Tu Hieu Pagoda, Tu Dam Pagoda, Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda, Thien Vien Truc Lam Pagoda.
So through the history, these above monument was saved in Hue City, where keeps the soul of People Hue also the life of them. It not only a destination in Hue but also it is a valuable complex monument in Vietnam. There can show us the life of Nguyen Dynasty, also the culture, structure in history. That is Hue royal monuments.
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