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“khai dinh”(108 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy, 530000, Vietnam
09089256816
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited 3 different tombs in Hue. This was the most recent, but most impressive imo. Visiting tombs is kind of boring as hell, but I enjoyed this one most.

Thank 458matt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Steps from the bottom take you up and up passing statues and dark towers before ascending to the mosaic filled top. A tomb to impress and dazzle you.

Thank cafekangoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here, although the weather was very hot, 38c but felt like 48c. The status of the men, horse and elephant was great, more signage would be good so I would suggest a guided tour or do some reading before you go...More

Thank Stu W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most elaborate emperor tombs in Vietnam. Interesting architecture of Chinese, French and vietnam. Only emperor that solicited funds for his tomb! Flamboyant, young and elaborate emperor! Beautiful art pieces, wall decor and wood carvings. Steps can be steep at certain level but...More

Thank Ivan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outside looks old and moldy, although our guide explained that frequent washing does not prevent mold from growing back right away, due to the 100 inches of rain and constant moisture. Inside is unusually ornate.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One should hire a guide in hue.to know the history of the tomb.well maintained.its small though.an hour is enough to tour the tomb.

Thank SONZ06
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a strong contrast in terms of architecture between the outside and inside. It looks old and dull on the outside, but climb up the stairs and you can see vibrant colours and details of the architecture and the interior. Maybe it will be...More

Thank Iris N
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This place is so wonderful exquisite amazing tomb that had spent large amount of budget just only for some wealthy particular purpose. As fas as I know, there still has the other emperor tomb (such as Minh Mang, Gia Long, Tu Duc etc) located separately...More

Thank Huang W
Reviewed 10 June 2018

it's good to visit Ming Mang first and then this one. Then you can see the time transition between earlier King of Vietnam to the later one. It is nicely maintained on the inside.

Thank Helena N
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Take a tour and see if you can see this tomb as part of the day. Each of the tombs are different and reflects the character and beliefs of the emperors. Loved being able to see Khai Dinh!

Thank Michael P
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ep3005
7 January 2017|
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Response from Niek S | Reviewed this property |
You can arrange a private car/taxi to chauffeur you around to all these locations. This can easily be arranged with help from your hotel receptionist or one of the travel agencies in town (VN travel for instance). I think... More
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JoanJ77
13 October 2015|
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Response from Tariq D |
All the tombs are near each other and to Hue city, at most 10-15km each leg. We paid 550k for a driver to take us to three tombs and wait 30min for us at each, about 3 hours total.
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