Despite being located the farthest from the ancient imperial city, Gia Long shrine, which is the resting place of the first emperor of the Nguyen Feudal Dynasty, is the perfect combination of architecture & nature as well as a beautiful picture.
The path to lớn the Gia Long mausoleum passes through a vast pine forest. Previously, the only means of transport khổng lồ the relic site were boats down the Huong Giang river through Thien Mu pagoda and Hon Chen temple. Today, visitors can visit Gia Long mausoleum by two ways: the pontoon bridge crossing Ta Trach river & along another road.
King Gia Long’s shrine is located on a flat hill, with dẻo Thien Tho mountain ahead, seven others behind, và 14 others on each side.
A solid wall, called “Buu Thanh”, was built outside the shrines. There are seven sacrifice yards leading up to lớn the wall.
Bi Dinh, a monument recording the merits of contributors, was built on the left side of the shrine.
Bi Dinh’s roof was covered by glazed tiles, which were popular during the Nguyen Feudal Dynasty.
The three stairs leading up lớn the worshipping temple are made up of four majestic stone dragons.
The Gia Long shrine is also a complex of royal tombs of other members of the emperor’s family.
The vast lotus lagoon in front of the gate of Thien Tho Huu shrine.
Three schools attract travelers in Hue City
Besides famous tourist attractions, the following three schools attract tourists in the former royal capital city of Hue.