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Charred remains of the royal family’s inner sanctum occupy this area within the Citadel. It is partially rebuilt with plans for future restoration.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Thuan Thanh, Hue, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The place itself is beautiful. Take your time to stroll around. Much buildings are damaged, a lot others are restaurauted or being renovated. From the parts which are renovated you can see how vivid the colours have been before.

Thank BernardvanDijk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a stop and look around for an hour or two. Lots of history here and fairly well looked after. Take your time and do a good tour and look around especially with a good guide to explain everything properly. Many great buildings to...More

Thank CraigNB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a walled pallace within the citadel. Interesting buildings, and beatiful pots. Remember dresscode to visit some of the places. Just take a scarf to cover up.

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a guided tour, which helped greatly to make sense of what we saw. The buildings themselves and many of the decorative panels are themselves fine works of art. The history is that much of the complex was destroyed during the wars of the...More

Thank MartinWJohnson
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is definitely one must see when in Hue. It would be good to take a local guide to explain a lot of the history that lies behind those walls. Very interesting visit , where you can learn a lot about the culture and the...More

Thank tonyy273
Reviewed 22 August 2017

You will need a guide to fully appreciate the history of this site. It is vast so make sure you wear comfortable shoes. It was interesting to hear the customs and traditions of the times and what life in the royal palace contained. As ever...More

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The palace is still undergoing restoration but still the buildings and the insights into royal life was interesting you could easily spend 2-3 hours here

Thank macmill
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Imperial city of Hue is very large. You need to walk a lot and I recommend travelers to spend at least 3 hours. The unique history and architecture of Vietnamese kingdom are so interesting. However, many buildings were collapsed during the war so restoration works...More

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited on a day when the rain just did not stop. It didn't matter at all! A wonderful experience and so interesting.

Thank Family A
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I visited this place in the city tour, our tour guide, mr Thinh from Thang Long travel was a knowledgeable person, he sharing with us alot about the history in there. Really interesting!

Thank RobertsNguyen
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