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Redeemer Church
HTML clipboardLocation: The Redeemer Church located at the end of Nguyen Hue Street in Hue City.
Characteristic: The Cathedral was built in 1937 and completed in 1942. The particular architecture of the cathedral is its large doors without partitions.
 

Royal Library (Thai Binh Lau)
HTML clipboardLocation: Royal Library is located in the Forbidden Citadel.
Characteristic: The Royal Library was the only monument undamaged in the Forbidden Citadel after the reoccupation of Hue by French troops in early 1947. It is the pavilion where the Emperors Nguyen came for reading and resting.
 

Royal Theater (Duyet Thi Duong)
HTML clipboardLocation: Royal Theater is located in the east of the Quang Minh Palace (Palace of Brightness) in the Forbidden Citadel.
Characteristics: The Royal Theater was the oldest of Vietnamese traditional stage that remained. It was closed after the end of the monarchy (Jan 8th, 1945).

Thanh Toan Tile - roofed Bridge
HTML clipboardLocation: Thanh Toan tile-roofed Bridge crosses a canal flowing from the beginning to the end of Thanh Toan Village, Thuy Thanh Commune, Huong Thuy District, Thua Thien Hue Province.
Characteristic: The Thanh Toan tile-roofed Bridge is an arched wooden bridge, 17m long and 4m wide. On both sides of the bridge length are 2 rows of wooden flat forms and parapets for people to lean their backs. The bridge is roofed with tubes.

The Flag Tower
HTML clipboardLocation: The Flag Tower, also called the King’s Knight, is the focal point of Hue City.
Characteristic: It is commonly known as a flagpole, but viewed from the Imperial City; it is really a huge structure of three flat-top pyramids, one lying on top of another.
 

The Nine Dynastic Urns
HTML clipboardLocation: Nine Dynastic Urns are located in the shade of the Hien Lam Pavilion, in front of the The Mieu Temple.
Characteristics: The nine Dynastic Urns are the greatest bronze ones in Vietnam They were cast by Emperor Minh Mang in 1836 to symbolize the sovereignty of the dynasty.

The Nine Holy Cannons
HTML clipboardLocation: These nine holy cannons are housed in two buildings beside the The Nhan and Quang Duc Miradors in the Citadel of Hue.
Characteristic: Each cannon is 5.10m long and weights more than 10 tons. Their barrels are elaborately inscribed with the titles, position order, weight, instructions, and writings on fights against the Tay Son Dynasty.

Thien Mu Pagoda
HTML clipboardLocation: Thien Mu Pagoda is situated on Ha Khe Hill, on the left bank of the Perfume River, in Huong Long Village, 5km from center of Hue City.
Characteristic: It was built in 1601, and then Lord Nguyen Phuc Tan had it renovated in 1665. In 1710, Lord Nguyen Phuc Chu had a great bell cast (2.5m high; 3,285kg) and in 1715, he had a stele (2.58m high) erected on the back of a marble tortoise.

Throne Palace (Dien Thai Hoa) and Great Rites Court
HTML clipboardLocation: Throne Palace (Dien Thai Hoa) faces the Ngo Mon Gate and lies right on the central axis of the Hue Citadel.
Characteristics: The Throne Palace, or Palace of the Supreme Harmony, was the building for great court's meetings. It was constructed in 1805 by Emperor Gia Long and used later in 1806 for his coronation.

Tomb of Dong Khanh
HTML clipboardLocation: Tomb of Dong Khanh is located on the land of Cu Si Hamlet, now Thuong Hai Village, Thuy Xuan Commune, Hue City.
Characteristic: Dong Khanh's Tomb construction lasted through the lives of four Emperors Nguyen (1888-1923). That's why it bears the stamp of two architectural inclinations of two different historical periods.

Tomb of Duc Duc
HTML clipboardLocation: Tomb of Duc Duc is located in An Cuu Ward, Hue City, Thua Thien - Hue Province.
Characteristics: In comparison with the tombs of other Emperors, Duc Duc's tomb presents a simpler and modest architecture.
 

Tomb of Gia Long
HTML clipboardLocation: Tomb of Gia Long is located 16km from the center of Hue, on the top of the Thien Tho Mountain, on the west bank of the Perfume River.
Characteristic: The tomb of Gia Long is in fact a group of tombs including those of the Emperor's relatives. The whole compound is spread on a joint mountain with 42 small and big mounts, amongst which Dai Thien Tho is the biggest.

Tomb of Khai Dinh
HTML clipboardLocation: Tomb of Khai Dinh is located on the slope of Chau Chu Mountain (also called Chau E), 10km from Hue City.
Characteristic: In comparison with those of the preceding emperors, Khai Dinh’s tomb is much smaller in surface (117m x 48.5m) but it is very elaborate. It is the result of the interminglement of many architectural trends: European and Asian, as well as ancient and modern.
 

Tomb of Minh Mang
HTML clipboardLocation: Tomb of Minh Mang is located 12km form Hue, on Cam Ke mount, near Bang Lang fork, on the west bank of the Perfume River.
Characteristic: Minh Mang's tomb is a standard architectural complex consisting of 40 constructions (palaces, temples, pavilions, etc.) designed on an symmetric axis running from Dai Hong gate to the foot of La Thanh (Surrounding Wall) behind the Emperor's tomb.
 

Tomb of Thieu Tri
HTML clipboardLocation: Tomb of Thieu Tri lies in Chu Chanh Village, Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy District, about 8km from center of Hue City.
Characteristic: The tomb can be divided into two parts: the tomb area and temple area.
 

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