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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Each Urn has its own meaning and different patterns. Hear about the history and its meaning is great to get new experience

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

In front of Hien Lam Pavilion opposite The Mieu are the Nine Urns located. Casted in 1835 by Emperor Minh Mang. The nine urns were carved representing the nine emperors after their death such as Cau Urn – Gia Long, Nhan Urn – Ming Mang,...More

1  Thank Khli
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Extremely impressive urns to explore and take fantastic photos. Beautiful grounds surrounded by iconic Vietnamese building.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

These gigantic bronze urns are adorned with scenes from Vietnamese culture and are well worth a look when you visit the Imperial Enclosure.

Thank fluffymonkey
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Definitely worth visiting when you go look around the grounds. Really enjoyed looking at these, and would recommend to others to go view.

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I came with Huong - a vietnamese friend. She explained me some about the urns and said the pagoda in her hometown is inscribed there. And i couldn't believe that it's centuries old cos it looks still sparkling and beautiful It would be interesting to...More

Thank Janeth B
Reviewed 20 June 2018

this is highly symbolic-- and you can read about this online, or with a local guide. well worth visiting while you're walking around the citadel.

Thank jenabaintheworld
Reviewed 3 May 2018

In front of Hien Lam Pavilion opposite The Mieu are the Nine Urns located. Casted in 1835 by Emperor Minh Mang. The nine urns were carved representing the nine emperors after their death such as Cau Urn – Gia Long, Nhan Urn – Ming Mang,...More

1  Thank Khli
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Beautiful lineup of huge bronze urns -all alike but each different in its decor. Take time for a close inspection of at least some of them.

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Interesting in many ways. How did they move them, how did they construct them and in some ways why are they there - except for the obvious reasons. It was interesting to note how the different cultures touring this site seemed to value the urns...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Inside the Citadel, the urns are very large and in a row. There are bullet marks in some of the urns from the Vietnam War with America.

Thank tonybh321
Reviewed 21 March 2018

In a corner on the imperial palace the urns are part of the To Mieu temple and worth the walk, as are the rest of the buildings in this section of the palace.

Thank Stephen B
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