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Tomb of Tu Duc, Hue

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Constructed for Emperor Tu Duc, Tomb of Tu Duc represents the lavish final resting place of the Nguyen dynasty's longest reigning monarch. Regarded as a remarkable example of royal architecture, the tomb contains a temple area, where the emperor used to read, write poetry, work, and reside, and the tomb area. Explore the palaces, mansions, and pavilions tucked into pine forests and surrounded by the Khiem Luu Lake. If you visit on a hot day, carry extra water, sunscreen, and an umbrella or a hat to hide from the sun. Put Tomb of Tu Duc into our Hue road trip planning website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hue.
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  • At only 8 km of Huê, in the Thuy Xuan Commune, you will find the "Tomb of Tu Dúc", aka the "Tomb of Modesty". It is not only a "Royal Tomb", but a complex of over 50 structures, spread along 20...  more »
  • Impressive historical site and very well kept. Definitely recommend to a boat trip from Kham port along Perfume river. Stopping by Thien Mu pagoda on the way!  more »
  • Worth the visit. Beautiful and it was my first stop. You can get the combo ticket here. Tip: I think you can park along the walls of the gate near the entrance for free. There are signs across of shops advertising free parking but it's not free. I had to buy a soft drink more than double it's price.
  • The whole mausoleum is big, and you got a vibe of royal lifestyle. Walking in the complex gives you the feeling of walking pass history. Nevertheless the restoration work is pretty bad. The mismatch between new and old is suck, uneven color really annoy people who love history

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