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Thai Hoa Palace

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Address: Imperial City, Hue, Vietnam
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This captivating palace, full of symbolic statues, is situated just inside...

This captivating palace, full of symbolic statues, is situated just inside the Citadel’s main entrance.

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The Main Palace in the Complex

In this palace the emperor was admitting his ministers and diplomats mostly for ceremonies. For every minister there was a stone according to his rank showing the exact position... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
VihrenMitev
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Amiens, France
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Amiens, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In this palace the emperor was admitting his ministers and diplomats mostly for ceremonies. For every minister there was a stone according to his rank showing the exact position on which the person should stand to listen the speech of the emperor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An essential part of the tour of the Imperial City. The interior remaining has interesting art and architecture.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you will discover, this building is made up of two structures joined in an interesting way on the roof. You'll learn this and much more during an intro video in the second room in the back. The video is in Vietnamese with English subtitles. It gives you an overview of the entire citadel and this building in particular with... More 

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Thank Bryan H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of the many traditional and original palaces which dot the landsacpes, rivers and bluffs around the food capital Hue. This magnificent palace once housed the the throne room belonging to the Nguyen Emperors. This is by far the most impressive of Hue's royal palaces, which was beautifully restored several years ago. Its awe inspiring as you wander through the... More 

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Saigon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

show the power of Nguyen royalty and easy to reach here after you pass the checkpoint and Ngo Mon gate. Many events here back then with King coronation, birthday and royal meeting Picture are not allow inside

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Thank Followthesun1946
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Just stop and look at this place to capture that moment in your head before you go and take any photos.

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Thank perfect_spy
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Enjoyed seeing this palace again. Not your average european palace but still worth a short visit. You'll be amazed at the construction of the building.

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Thank CharlesSeems
San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

One of the highlights of our city tour and tour of the Imperial complex. Lots of great things to see here. Definitely make your way to this palace.

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Thank JimmyJackk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

very large. many things about vietnamese history. i spent 150.000 VND for imperial clothes rental fee for my picture. but palace not many tree.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

part of the Imperial city complex. Again it was a must see. Very spiritual and serene. It provides a pleasant part of a bigger visit

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