Discover Hue Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors in Vietnam

Mar 3


Huy Pham

Huy Pham

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If you are history buff and visiting to Vietnam. Hue city is definitely a Must-Visit in your list. It was served as the Last Royal Ancient Capital of 13 Kings of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 - 1945) and here is the List of our 13 Emperors:

  1. Emperor Gia Long: (Ruled the country for 18 years from 1802 - 1820)
  2. Emperor Minh Mang: (Ruled the country for 20 years from 1820 - 1841)
  3. Emperor Thieu Tri: (Ruled the country for 7 years from 1841 - 1847)
  4. Emperor Tu Duc: (Ruled the country for 36 years from 1847 - 1883)
  5. Emperor Duc Duc: (Ruled the country for 3 days from 20-23 Jul 1883)
  6. Emperor Hiep Hoa: (Ruled the country for 4 months from 30 Jul to 29 Nov 1883)
  7. Emperor Kien Phuoc: (Ruled the country for 8 months from 2nd Dec 1883 to 31st Jul 1884)
  8. Emperor Ham Nghi: (Ruled the country for 14 months from 2nd Aug 1884 to 19th Sep 1885)
  9. Emperor Dong Khanh: (Ruled the country for 3 years from 1885 to 1888)
  10. Emperor Thanh Thai: (Ruled the country for 19 years from 1888 to 1907)
  11. Emperor Duy Tan: (Ruled the country for 9 years from 1907 to 11916)
  12. Emperor Khai Dinh: (Ruled the country for 9 years from 1916 to 1925)
  13. Emperor Bao Dai: (Ruled the country for 20 years from 1925 to 1945)

Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty built their tombs while they were still alive because of the Confucian view of "birth and death" and the non-innate philosophy of the Buddha. Built-in tombs have two functions: a place when kings live sometimes to play and burial when they die.

All the Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors were built,Discover Hue Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors in Vietnam Articles planned in accordance with the philosophy of Oriental Feng Shui with: Mountain - Rivers, Mountains in Front for Screen & on the Back for Reclining, Dragon on the Left & Tiger on the Right for Protection,...

These tombs have very beautiful and poetic architecture. Although the Nguyen Dynasty had 13 kings, but for political and economic reasons only 7 tombs were built. They are now to bury 10 Kings of the Nguyen Dynasty:

Discover 7 Hue Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors:

  1. Tomb of Emperor Gia Long
  2. Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang
  3. Tomb of  Emperor Thieu Tri
  4. Tomb of  Emperor Tu Duc
  5. Tomb of  Emperor Duc Duc
  6. Tomb of  Emperor Dong Khanh
  7. Tomb of Emperor  Khai Dinh

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