Bao Quoc Pagoda

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Bao Quoc Pagoda wasfounded by the venerable Giac Phong towards theend ofthe 17th century. It  was originally called Ham Long Thien Tho tu Pagoda, after the hill on which it stands.  The pagoda islocated in Phuong Duc district, close to the centre of hue, and is bordered by Dien Bien Phu street on the east, […]

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Thien Mu Pagoda

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Thien Mu Pagoda is the most ancient, the most architecturally imposing and also the most beautiful pagoda of Hue City. Thien Mu Pagoda was build on Ha Khe hill, Huong Long commune, 5km west of the ciy centr. The story of this place of scenic beauty is lengendary. It is said that there appeared a […]

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Nam Giao Esplanade

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In the feudal history, since Ly dynasty’s time, Nam Giao Explanade was established to worship god. In succeeding times, the designs of the worship terrace and worship ceremonies were more and more solemn and dignified.  In the  Nguye dynasty, right after being crowned (1802), emperor Gia Long had the  terrace embanked in an Ninh village […]

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Quoc Tu Giam Institution

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Quoc Tu Giam was the insutitution formerly organized by the imperial court to train scholars to sever the  feudaism. In our country, the first Quoc Tu Giam was founded in 1076 in the capital Thang Long. When  the Nguyen dynasty was set up and chose Hue its capital, Quoc Tu  Giam was established in Hue […]

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Hue Temple Letters

Nam-giao-hue city tour

The temple of letters is a worship temple founded by the Nguyen dynasty  to clebrated scholars of Confucianim. Formerly, many various Temple of letters were built by the Nguyen Lords in the capital and moved to three different places: Trieu Son villgae, Luong Qoang village and Long Ho village. In 1808, when realizing the constrution […]

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Nine Genies Canon

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Among the  ten of genies bronzoe canons cast during the reign of Nguye Lords and Emperors, the nine canons manufactured in Gia Long’s time have biggest sizes with the most beautiful decorations. After conquering the Tay Son dynasty and coming to the throne, Emperor Gia  Long had all the bronze objects confiscated from the former […]

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Tang Tho Pavilion

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Tang Tho pavilion is  the national Bureau of Archives  of the Nguyen dynasty. According to “Dai Nam Thuc Luc” and “Dai Nam Nhat Thong Chi”, Tang Tho pavilion was built in summer 1825. The pavilion was  made from bricks and stones. The lower floor has 11 rooms, the upper one has  seven rooms and two […]

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