If you visited the complex of Hue Imperial Citadel by yourself already but have not known much about the Nguyen Dynasty Emperors, concubines, and eunuchs, their royal lives, etc. If you would like to explore and admire the most beautiful royal tombs and learn more about their special architecture, Fengshui setting, and burial secrets, you must book our Hue Royal Tombs Tour via Phong Nha Private Car Travel.
By booking the Hue Royal Tomb Tour, you will have a chance to visit the 3 most beautiful and well-preserved royal tombs including Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb, and Tu Duc Tomb.
HUE ROYAL TOMBS TOUR
Based on your requested time, our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel/ homestay in Hue and we start the Hue Royal Tombs Tour. The first attraction in the Hue Royal Tombs Tour is the Tu Duc Tomb- the royal tomb of the 4th Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Our excellent tour guide will tell you a lot of information about the Tu Duc Emperor’s biography, his talent, and the sadness of the Emperor. This is the royal tomb, not only the burial area but also a second private residence of the Tu Duc Emperor.
We will admire various structures, such as the Xung Khiem Pavilion, the Luu Khiem Lake, and the Tinh Khiem Island, which were used for recreational purposes. The tomb is set around a large lake, creating a serene and picturesque environment. There are islets within the lake where the emperor and his consorts would go for relaxation.
We will visit the second residence of the Tu Duc Emperor with the civil and military servants’ offices on the right and the left and in the middle is the working palace in the afterlife of the Emperor. Because it is a private residence, there is the royal theater where the Emperor entertains.
After that, our friendly guide will lead you to visit the burial area with the stone stele pavilion, the courtyard with stone sculptures of horses, elephants, civil and military servants. Our knowledgeable tour guide will tell you its special architecture, Fengshui setting, and the grave of Tuc Duc Emperor, Le Thien Anh empress as well.
Continue the Hu Royal Tombs Tour, we will admire the royal tomb of Minh Mang Emperor. The Minh Mang Tomb is a historical and cultural treasure located in Hue, Vietnam. It was constructed in the early 19th century as the final resting place for Emperor Minh Mang, the second ruler of the Nguyen Dynasty.
This royal tomb is known for its impressive architecture, including beautiful gates, pavilions, and tranquil courtyards. The serene setting and meticulous design of the tomb make it a significant attraction, showcasing the rich heritage of Vietnam’s imperial history.
Our local guide will show you its serene and captivating beauty. It is set against a picturesque natural backdrop with lush forests and a serene lake. The tomb’s architectural design is a masterpiece of symmetry and balance, featuring intricate detailing, and traditional Vietnamese elements.
We will learn deeply about the Emperor’s bio, his contribution to the country, the function, and meaning of each monument in the royal tomb. At the end, our knowledgeable tour guide will tell you a scary secret.
Last but not least in our Hue Tomb Tour, we will admire the most expensive and beautiful royal tomb of the Nguyen Dynasty, the Khai Dinh Tomb.
Unlike other royal tombs, the Khai Dinh tomb is notable for its fusion of traditional Vietnamese and Western architectural styles. The tomb is known for its ornate and elaborate design, featuring intricate mosaics made from colorful glass and porcelain.
Our local guide will show you its unique architecture, the meaning of the ceiling painting, the decoration with colored glasses, and porcelain. This is the only royal tomb you know where the coffin of Khai Dinh Emperor is.
After all, we will transfer you safely back to your hotel/ homestay in Hue and finish the Hue Royal Tombs Tour. Phong Nha Private Car Travel wishes you a great experience with us.
- Please wear proper clothes when visiting these royal tombs that cover your knees and chest.
- You can choose your convenient departure time but at 5 pm, all the relics will close. The tour duration is about 4 hours.
- Minh Mang- Khai Dinh & Tu Duc Tomb entrance ticket cost 150,000 VND/ pax/ tomb. For more information about entrance tickets, please read our article Hue Entrance fee.