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Hue: Royal Tombs and Thien Mu Pagoda Private Guided Tour3 Reviews
Visit the 3 most famous royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty and the seven-story pagoda of Thien Mu on this private guided tour.
- Discover the tombs of the Nguyen dynasty
- Explore old monuments and beautiful pagodas
- Marvel at the beautiful Perfume River which flows through the city
- Learn about the history of Hue from your private guide
DescriptionYou will be picked up from your hotel in Hue and head to the first stop of the tour, Minh Mang Tomb. The site is considered one of the best examples of Nguyen Dynasty architecture and artwork, and is set within a beautifully landscaped garden. Next, proceed to Khai Dinh Tomb. This tomb is situated in the Chau Mountains, in between scenic pine, cassava, and sugar cane farms. The tomb's architecture is a blend of East and West. It took eleven years to build and was completed in 1931. Then, continue to Tu Duc Tomb, located in an area of rolling hills and pine trees 7km outside Hue. The tranquil grounds are filled with trees, ponds, and pavilions where Tu Duc used to write poetry. Emperor Tu Duc had his tomb built 16 years prior to his death and actually wrote his own biography prior to his death. The last stop of the trip will be the Thien Mu Pagoda. It is the oldest religious structure in Hue and is also one of the most impressive. It was constructed during the 17th century to worship the legend of a local woman with spiritual connections. The tour ends with drop-off back at your accommodation in Hue city.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off from Hue city center Transportation by private air-conditioned car with a driver Private guide All entrance fees 1 bottle of water per person
- Please note that lunch is not included but you can ask the tour guide to stop for lunch wherever you are hungry