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Tomb of Tu Duc

Tay Nhat Hamlet, An Cuu Village, Hue, Vietnam
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The final resting-place of this Nguyen Dynasty emperor and scholar was built before his death. A lake, pavilion and theatre still exist on the grounds.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“summer palace” (16 reviews)
“man made lake” (11 reviews)
“small lake” (15 reviews)
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Tay Nhat Hamlet, An Cuu Village, Hue, Vietnam
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"man made lake"
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"small lake"
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"worth a visit"
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"peaceful place"
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"interesting history"
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"imperial city"
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Tu Duc is the fourth kings of the Nguyen Dynasty and the son of Emperor Thieu Tri. The line -up of the Nguyen Dynasty are Emperor Gia Long, Minh Mang, Tieu Tri, Tu Duc, Kien Phuc, Dong Khanh and Khai Dinh. All the Nguyen Dynasty’s...More

Thank KianHian L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to see the tomb of the 12th emperor, not sure if this is the guys name but was awesome to see very vibrant.

Thank hazy6665
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Oh if we could only all design our own tombs years before our deaths! Beautiful quiet site with some lovely pockets of oases from the hot sun. Lots of trees and seats. The water is very calming and you can find a small breeze in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this from a cruise ship that docked in Chan May, an industrial pier with nothing nearby about 2 hours away from Hue. This tomb was our first stop just outside the city of Hue and we could have spent much more time wandering...More

Thank wldtravels
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an interesting place to visit, being the tomb / mausoleum of the 4th emperor, though his tomb is being renovated at present so is partly closed, you can only enter the wife's, which is of the same style, just without the dragons. lovely...More

Thank JLM3080
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here as part of a tour in March 2018 - beautifully well preserved area, with a great iced Vietnamese coffee to be had in the little shop near the tomb.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Part mausoleum and part palace in a beautiful setting on a hillside. Best time to visit is in the late afternoon when light is best and there are fewer tourists.

Thank Bernard B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a taxi from our hotel in Hue and spent an hour or so wandering around this beautiful site. Tu Duc himself is not actually buried here and the people that took him to his actual burial site were all killed so nobody actually...More

Thank traceyg682017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very lovely place to walk around. Feels more like a park than a cemetery. Ponds with Koi and lily pads.

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of a Gate 1 tour this is one of the 7 tomb installations in Vietnam. This is the largest of the 7 but maybe not the most impressive. The site resembles a nice little park, probably just what the King liked. There are several...More

1  Thank Curtis S
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katohc
28 March 2016|
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Response from JenniferR8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, the whole area is open and the Tomb it's self is in an open area but not spectacular for photos. The surrounding areas are very photogenic so a camera is a must.
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avenue5994
14 December 2015|
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Response from janneman55 | Reviewed this property |
when you pay for the imperial city, you can take a combo-ticket for that and the mausolea
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jubjub2
14 January 2015|
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Response from Aslak V | Reviewed this property |
You already had a lot of suggestions. We had our trip booked by our travel agency, vietnam-rejser.dk ... They booked Ngoc from DMZ travels. The trip included private driver and lunch
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