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Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh

Hue, Vietnam
+84 234 3121 649
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Absolutely stunning

The monotone nature of the gate and architecture before the main hall doesn’t prepare you for the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Frank F
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lots of steps

saw this place as part of a shore excursion. We didn't see the very top of it as there were too... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hue, Vietnam
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+84 234 3121 649
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The monotone nature of the gate and architecture before the main hall doesn’t prepare you for the wonderful colour and design to be found in the main hall. Don’t miss the lovely dragons on the celling.

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Reviewed yesterday

saw this place as part of a shore excursion. We didn't see the very top of it as there were too many stairs for some in our group but many said it was quite good. From what we saw on the lower levels the place...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Those statues are imitated of the old emperor's servants like worriers and bureaucrats. They try and guard and serve for the old emperor. There are several stones which show the ranks of the servants. In the actual the servants formed lines based on the ranks...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here in a group tour and we were made aware of the climb beforehand. To be honest the steps were not so challenging and certainly the climb was worth it. From the outside it looks very ornate but rather austere and has the customary...More

Thank KPR1955
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a beautiful tomb complex- -and very well preserved. we originally didn't plan to visit any tombs outside Hue. Thankfully we started with them-- with this one in particular, and them moved to others and pagodas-- before touring the citadel in town. This tomb has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tomb is quite much from the community center of Hue, though it is well worth a visit. The stone statues of folks, horses, along with elephants are intriguing as you use the main tomb. The mosaics inside, made from broken ceramics, are colorful and...More

Thank Ns S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide took us right here as not the standard tourist site. As we'd just gone to the citadel it was extremely exciting to compare just how much it was just like a mini citadel. made the past come alive. It's set amongst trees that...More

Thank Mauricio C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very hot when we came here. I am fit but it took me all my time to go up the steps. It is well worth the visit.floors absolutely stunning.how the work was done is beyond me. Gold everywhere.the view from the top is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to this tomb will provide you with an ample opportunity to view the works of Vietnamese artisans. The attention to detail gives each statue a unique appearance and styling. Try to time your visit outside of the tour bus scheduling as it can...More

Thank Jeremy C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear comfortable shoes and proper clothing. Bring some water. It was part of the tour and with the guide, it made it more enjoyable to visit.

Thank Ning C
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lauramay1993
10 August 2017|
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Response from CuriousTraveler007 | Reviewed this property |
As per their website, the tomb of Dong Khanh is open daily from 7: 00 to 11: 30 and 13: 30 to 17: 30 hours.
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Valery G
16 November 2016|
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Response from isabellelizabeth | Reviewed this property |
The tomb is about 30 minutes from Hue. Get a taxi or a motorbike out there.
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