Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh, Hue

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Built at a time during the European influences on Asian architecture, Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh remains one of the most distinctive sites of its kind. The complex includes an area displaying royal furniture and calligraphy. The grounds feature 200 buildings, oriented towards the southeast and decorated with terracotta statues of soldiers and animals. Plan to see Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh and other attractions that appeal to you using our Hue day trip planner.
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  • This imperial tomb is located a bit outside of Hue so it will take a bit of effort to get there. We took our rented bikes from downtown Hue and had no issue getting here. Others can take taxis or any....  more »
  • This was a pleasant stop on our tour of Vietnam. The Imperial Tomb Of Dong Khanh. There are a good few steps to climb. It is very grey looking at the front and waking around. But when you get inside.....  more »
  • On my mind the second best tomb I've visited in Hue. Definitely interesting, but keep in mind that almost all tombs have a very similar architecture, so if you visit the others you don't necessarily need this one.
  • This is one of the most interesting sites I've visited in Hue, and actually found this tomb more fascinating than the Palace and Citadel. There's a unique style and architecture to this place that really testifies to how much the French had entwined themselves into Vietnamese life. French culture appears not so much fused as forced upon Vietnam's extent, ancient culture. The setting for the tomb is remarkable, absolutely picturesque.

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