Hue city has been presented for a glorious period of the feudal dynasty of Vietnam. The old citadel still represent the ancient, magnificent features of a memorable time in the past. Having a chance to travel in Hue, you will see vestiges of the Nguyen Dynasty are still retaining in the Hue tombs. In general, all the tombs here are located in beautiful natural scenery with charming, beautiful architecture and beautifully decorated mausoleum. Let Hue scooter rental introduce you the most famous Tombs in Hue ancient capital. Must-see destinations for traveling in the city.
Gia Long Hue Tombs
Gia Long or Thien Tho Lang tomb was built from 1814 to 1820 by the first king of the Nguyen Dynasty, Gia Long. The tomb is located in the middle of the jungle of Huong Tra district. In front of Gia Long tomb is Dai Thien Tho mountain which each side has 14 smaller ones making a mysterious shape. This royal tomb is truly a perfect harmony between nature and architecture, creating a strong impression on tourist when visit.
Khai Dinh Hue tombs
The Tomb of Khai Dinh is an important destination in the journey to explore Hue. Among Hue royal tombs, Khai Dinh always gives visitors a lot of memorable feelings when visiting. Another name of the tomb is Ung Lang which is located in Thuy Bang commune, 10 km from the center of Hue city. Though smaller than the tombs of its predecessors, the magnificent Khai Dinh tomb is unique. It’s the combination of Asian, European and Vietnamese architecture. This is really a valuable architecture you should not miss if ever come to Hue.
Minh Mang Hue Tombs
Also known as Hieu Lang, this is the resting place of King Thieu Tri. It’s located on the mountain of Cam Khe where convergence of two lines Huu Trach and Ta Trach form the Huong River, about 12 km from the center of the city. The landscape here is charming, poetic and royal tomb retains the original value in terms of culture, history, architecture . This is also one of the most popular temples to attract tourists in Hue.
Tu Duc Tomb in Hue
Tu Duc tomb is located in a narrow valley in Duong Xuan Thuong village, Thuy Xuan ward, Hue city. The hue emperor tombs of Tu Duc is also called Khiem Lang, the resting place of Nguyen Duc Tong emperor. The architecture is complex, harmonious painting, charming and is considered the most beautiful royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Hue royal tomb of Thieu Tri
Thiều Trì is the royal tomb of the fourth king of Nguyễn dynasty. The architectural style of this tomb is the mixture of structure from the Gia Long and Minh Mang tomb. You may feel the peace of file of rice, fruit garden when coming here. You can visit the tombs without fee.
Hue Royal Tombs of Duc Duc (An tomb)
Emperor Duc Duc’s burial ground is a small complex that also includes the graves of Emperors Thanh Thai and Duy Tan. Interestingly, Duc Duc was imprisoned by the court for being a Francophile and he died after reigning only three days. The tomb site is modest but possesses enigmatic charm. Compared to other tombs, the architectural style of the Duc Duc tomb is quite simple with an area of 3,445 m2.
How to get to Hue tombs?
Hue Tombs are located in the bank of Perfume River and nearby the center of Hue city. There for you can have many choices to do a trip to visit these tombs. A reasonable motorbike from Hue scooter rental is the best way with well-maintained bikes, powerful and easy to ride. Or amazing Hue motorbike tours is another good idea with funny tour guide and you can visit other landscapes easily.