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Tomb of Khai Dinh Emperor - The only tomb with East - West architecture in Hue
Khai Dinh Tomb, also known as Ung Tomb, built during 11 years, some materials are from France, Japan, China. This is the only tomb in Hue City has a combination of East-West architecture. Khai Dinh Tomb, also known as Ung Tomb, built during 11 years, some materials are from France, Japan, China. Once coming there, visitors can easily realize the prime location of the tomb, there is a low hill in the front, two statues including "Left Dragon" and "Right White Tigers". From tomb, visi ...
Love story of King Bao Dai and Queen Nam Phuong
For 12 consecutive reigns in the Nguyen dynasty, the Queen had been chosen whilst the prince was still young. Most of the Nguyen kings got married before becoming a king. However, King Bao Dai is an exception. See more Dalat and Hue travel guide. Text and photos: Nguyen Van Tuong & editorial photo library Bao Dai (1926 – 1945) was the last king of the Nguyen dynasty and the feudal regime in Vietnam. He was born on September 22nd in the year of Qui Suu (22/1 ...
Costumes of Queen and Princesses in the Nguyen Dynasty
Interesting discoveries made through the stories of costumes reserved only for queens and princesses show that the Nguyen dynasty paid special attention to royal costumes, to express the majestic appearance and class order of a feudal dynasty. See more Hue travel guide at here. Text: Nguyen Van Tuong. Photo: Nguyen Van Tuong & material photos In the imperial costume collection of the Nguyen dynasty in the Museum of Hue Royal Antiquities, the majority of costumes are for queens and p ...
Hue garden houses bloom with beauty
Hue is one of a few cities in Vietnam which have retained images of their ancient royal heritage and artifacts. Beside the well-known historical royal citadels, temples and pagodas, Hue is also exposing its traditional and beautiful garden houses in residential areas. See more Hue travel guide at here. The system of Hue gardens consists of house gardens, pagoda gardens, tomb gardens, and palace and royal gardens, which were built on both sides of the Perfume River but mainly c ...
Antiques 500 years warehouse free open for visitors
First time "antiques 500 years warehouse" excavated from the ship sunk in Cham Islands (Cu Lao Cham) territorial waters (Quang Nam) was exhibited at the local free serving domestic and international travelers. Photo: Tri Tin / vnexpress.net Cham Islands (Cu Lao Cham) territorial waters (Tan Hiep Commune, Hoi An City) is place where people found out the sinking ship containing "antiques 500 years warehouse". Through two excavations from 1997 to 2007, domestic a ...
Phuc Kien Assembly Hall
Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is one of the typical architectural works in Hoi An. Thanks to its unique architecture, it is gradually becoming one of the tourist attractions luring the large numbers of tourists in Hoi An. Situated in No.46 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An, Quang Nam province, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, also known as Fujian Assembly Hall, is one of 5 official assembly halls in Hoi An, including Chaozhou (Trieu Chau), Guangdong (Quang Dong), Fujian (Phuc Kien), Hainan (Hai Nam), and Hak. Ch ...
Thai Hoa palace - Land of Dragons
Among tens of palaces in the Imperial Citadel (also known as Dai Noi) – Hue citadels, Thai Hoa is the largest and most beautiful palace with the most luxurious position. If Ngo Mon (Southern gate) is considered as the face, Thai Hoa palace is the heart of the Imperial citadel because it is where the throne – the symbol of power of the Feudal was put. Thai Hoa palace is also the land of dragons. See more Hue travel guide at here. Historical vestiges of the Nguyen dynast ...
An Hien - Peaceful Garden
In addition to the citadels and ramparts, palaces and mausoleums of the ancient feudal system, Hue is also famous for another architectural heritage – its garden houses, which are both quintessentially noble and traditional landmarks. See more Hue travel guide at here. The long history of the house An Hien garden house is located north of the Huong River (Perfume River), at 58, Nguyen Phuc Nguyen, Xuan Hoa village, Huong Long commune, Hue. Like much of the architecture in ...
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