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A tour of the Imperial City in Hue

The largest monument of Central Vietnam

Petr Liška
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A tour of the Imperial City in Hue
Inserted: 10.04.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Hue is a large city located in Central Vietnam. Tourists come here mainly thanks to the historic Imperial City located north of the Perfume River. In the area of the Imperial City of the Nguyen Dynasty you will come across a number of interesting buildings.

American tanks from the Vietnam War

Before entering the heavily fortified Imperial City of Hue, you will encounter a parade of American military equipment from the cruel Vietnam War.

American tanks from the Vietnam War
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Citadel

The imperial city was surrounded by a moat and walls. The heart of the defense was the citadel with the flag tower

Citadel
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Meridian Gate

The main and most beautiful entrance to the Imperial City is the Meridian Gate

Meridian Gate
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Thai Hoa Palace

One of the most important monuments in the Imperial City is the Thai Hoa Palace

Thai Hoa Palace
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Picturesque gazebo

Much of the city was destroyed during the Vietnam War, so there are large empty areas. We walk through the city to the picturesque gazebo

Picturesque gazebo
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Beautiful interior of the palace

In some buildings you can also explore the beautiful interiors with imperial decoration

Beautiful interior of the palace
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To Mieu Temple

Of course, you will also find a majestic temple in the Imperial City. This was built in the 19th century and is famous for its nine huge boilers on three legs

To Mieu Temple
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