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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Tay Nhat Hamlet, An Cuu Village, Hue 530000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As part of a group we caught a dragon boat to the tomb and we went up a fairly steep set of steps to the pagoda ,tomb and monastery we also saw the Austin A55 -now restored that the monk who poured petroleum over himself...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very hot the day we were there, so take sunscreen and a hat. Our guide was great at explaining what all the areas were about from the Concubines temples to the actual memorial stone and final resting place of Tu Duc.

Thank Travplane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most beautiful and natural of the tombs I saw. Blends well with landscape so best to go on a sunny day when you can enjoy that. Also very large and has subsidiary tombs for first Queen and adopted child of Tu Duc.

Thank littlemissie2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this site. There's so much to see and photo opportunities are at every corner. Make sure you cover your knees to get into the temples

Thank cherry_streets
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tu Duc's tomb isn't as remarkable as the person of Khai Dinh but definitely well worth a trip. The particular website of the tomb is quite boring, the reason why this particular location interesting though, is the different constructions which are a part of the...More

Thank Reynaldo N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The other interesting place to visit in the outskirts of Hue, interesting complex with different buildings and many things to see around a beautifull lake. Could be quite hot

Thank BRRTMS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An extremely good tomb. Plenty of visitors though. When operating a motorcycle down a roadway, the shopkeepers are a little risky, running into your path suggesting to stop there. The tomb is a tremendous complex. I spent hours wandering. It is worth a trip for...More

Thank Atkins K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with the family of mine. Unfortunately, the climate wasn't that great. It was drizzling throughout. The kids decided to remain put within the van, even though the adults ventured out. It was wonderful. The entire place is very serene and beautiful. It offered...More

1  Thank Corinna E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only disadvantage to this tomb is that we have no idea if we saw the whole place as we weren't able to get hold of a map. There is a large site with loads of different areas to see. There isn't a lot information...More

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tomb of Tu Duc is highly under estimated in the Lonely Planet. It is a tremendous experience and left all of us utterly excited and moved. We were there at sunset. The tomb closes at 5 pm, so it is worth while arriving at...More

Thank caroline j
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katohc
March 27, 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
December 14, 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
January 14, 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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