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These two halls are what you first see when you exit the IC's Hall of Supreme Harmony near the entrance. The two Mandarins' halls are separated by a courtyard. If you have time, check out one for its history exhibits and the other for a...More
There are two Mandarian Halls, one on each side as you walk into the complex. The one on your left has a souvenir shop, and a place where you can dress up in traditional costume and have your photograph taken. The one on the right...More
This review is quite late. The Halls of the Mandarins can be found in one of the buildings inside the Forbidden Purple City. The paintings on the walls are very old but still recognizable. We had lots of fun taking photos of ourselves in royal...More
Of course, souvenirs business took a part of this, but othervise is nice example of adaptation traditional concepts to western influences which just started to penetrate vietnamese establishment in time of construction