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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy, 530000, Vietnam
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Located on a steep hill, this Tomb/Monument was built for the Nguyen Emperor Khải Định and is one of the best sites we saw while traveling North to South in Vietnam. There are a lot of steep steps and no handrails, to take care, especially...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 March 2013

This is a rather impressive site and you do need a guide and a bit of historical knowledge. Khai Din was considered to be a puppet King with his strings pulled by the French. His tomb took 11 years to build but he never got...More

2  Thank gyanfernando
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All reviews khai dinh worth a visit worth the climb steep steps entrance fee mosaic work stone statues over the top da nang imperial city nice view french architecture take photos his son my favorite hue king
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not a huge tomb by any stretch of the imagination. But the beautiful ceramic mosaics and intricate concrete moulds really do make this an interesting tomb. 100000 dong entrance fee for an hour or so, not the best value.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tomb on hillside for a former Vietnamese emperor. One of the tourist highlight spots in Hue to visit.

Thank K T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The position the 12th Emperor chose for his tomb, is really impressive and respecting all the Feng Shui rules The work of art done inside the tomb itself is worthwhile the visit, a must go from our site

Thank corrapaola
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We really enjoyed visiting this area as part of our guided day tour of Hue. It's worth the visit if you have time.

Thank BarbsZ
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The Tomb is really charming, fascination and a big piece of Art. the entrance is full of standing soldiers statue which welcome you to the tomb, such a nice art. i was really amazed when i entered the Tomb, the ceiling is Full of amazing...More

Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The charcoal grey and blackened exterior belies an extravagantly colourful and lavish interior. A blend of Eastern and Western influences, with mandarin guards, and porcelain murals it feels like the king wanted to break with traditional tombs. This is well worth a visit if in...More

Thank fluffymonkey
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

My favourite of all the tombs I saw, and I enjoyed it far more than the citadel. Awesome interior, far more elaborate than anything else I've seen in vietnam and well restored/preserved. Also really unique tomb as the exterior is more westernised as it was...More

Thank littlemissie2018
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We went to the Tomb of Khai Dinh, which was the highlight of Hue. A little rainy during the day, but nothing a rain coat or umbrella couldn't contain. Don't miss the tombs because it may be wet outside. Still totally worth it. We arranged...More

Thank Anu S
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very small tomb compared to Many Minh tomb. There are a few steps to climb to get to the tomb. There are stone soldiers acting as bodyguards on the plateau below the mausoleum. The mausoleum has 3 rooms with the central one...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This place was so beautiful, not just the tomb , the whole place. Be warned there 127 steps by the time you get to the very top and they are quite steep, but it’s worth it. The mosaic work is french inspired I guess. It’s...More

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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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Joan J
13 October 2015|
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Response from TariqD18 |
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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