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This gate is more than merely one of the ten entrances to the Imperial City; it was also the site of political announcements and decrees.
Imperial City, Hue, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting visit of the Imperial City (like the Chinese Imperial City but smaller) - If you look close You can still find some bullet holes from the Tet Offensive - a great work of restauration is still ongoing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FP_likes_to_Travel
Reviewed October 12, 2018

this is the Main Entrance which makes you curious what is behind, you like to run to see behind since it has tall walls. when you get in you can see the gardens and guide signs which leads you to the several parts of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The location on the moat surrounding the Imperial City provides a scenic set for photos but in the end, it's just a big entrance in a very thick wall. Enter a little further, however, past the tourist and ticket offices, and you come to a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SingaporeGirl
Reviewed September 25, 2018

The main entrance to the Imperial Enclosure. If walls could talk! The Emperor would appear here on important occasions. Its a tantalising first experience of what might lie within.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fluffymonkey
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The sunflower garden, the waterlily pond, the building and the field in front of the noon gate, all great for photo taking. even the wall is a nice background.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ricch C
Reviewed September 16, 2018

A very nice entry point, worth taking a picture of. We really enjoyed our morning wandering around the grounds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mbetowler
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you are in Hue definitely go to the Imperial City and see all of it. There are amazing black and white photos showing past history as well as the beautiful buildings. Plenty of places to get drinks as well

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda P
Reviewed July 12, 2018

it is the entrance to the imperial city and it is standing tall and majestic. it is nice to take photo of it but it is difficult to get a shot with no people ...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank waget
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I have to say that the Noon Gate is the most outstanding gate of Hue Imperial Palace. In the Nguyen Dynasty, they were paid more attention to the gate and consider this is the spirit of the Dynasty.It was used for important proclamations.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kaylee05
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Our guide explained that people of different rank used different gates to enter, with some reserved for the Imperial family with elephants, some for workers, etc.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
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