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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Hue - Picturesque work

Hue is famous not only by the beauty of the building magnificent palaces but also in the definition of the work odd tombs, temples, ancient temples ... are immersed in a charming landscape poetic nature.

Each work is a work of art by their sheer aesthetic not only demonstrates the ability of the talented artisans of Hue, but also reflect the personality each king during his life. The Nguyen Dynasty was the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam's history, beginning when Emperor Gia Long ascended the throne in 1802 and ended in 1945 when Emperor Bao Dai abdicated statement, with a total of 143 years 13 kings.


Currently, Hue still remaining 7 tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty kings, including such notable tomb of Gia Long, Minh Mang Tomb, Tu Duc Tomb.
Located center of Hue city about 16 kilometers southwest, between a paint consisting of 42 regional populations of large and small mountain Huong Tho commune, Huong Tra district, Thua Thien - Hue Gia Long Tomb (also known as Thien Tho Tomb). This is the resting place of King Gia Long (1762 - 1820), the first king of the Nguyen kings 13.
Gia Long Tomb was built in 1814, has more than 11 thousand meters circumference, in front of Dai Thien Tho Mountain as criminal, the two sides described property each party has 14 mountains flanking on how to create a "description dragon" and “organic white Tigers". Campus, in front of the mausoleum there oxbow lakes, after the lake is the pelvic floor, next to the international airport is divided into 6 levels gradually, eventually Buu Thanh, where the tomb of the king and queen. This is a mausoleum built between nature
. Facing immense spacious landscape of Gia Long Tomb, people do not feel themselves to be from the small area between the rolling hills immense.


The center of Hue city about 12km southwest, where the confluence of two lines Trach and Huu Trach to merge into the river, the mountains Cam Khe, Huong Tho commune, Huong Tra district, Thua Thien - Hue, there is a house that other famous tomb of Minh Mang tomb (also called Xiaoling Mausoleum). This is the resting place of King Minh Mang (1791 - 1841), the second king Nguyen.
Tomb of Minh Mang 26ha wide is an overall size of 40 architectural constructions situated on a hilly area, cool lakes. Lang started construction in 1840 and completed in 1843.

Looking down from above titles shaped prism design that lie in a comfortable position with your knees up Kim Phung mountain, river fork legs stretched out in front, two in the second half of their eggs, watch as the steering arms natural soft surrender.
Landscape tomb is adorned by many beautiful works like a lotus pond; weightlifting family, flower gardening, ornamental trees, pine trees.

Before steering 3 doors, the center is the Great Red Gate, flanked by the Hong Ta Huu Hong Mon and Mon. Inside the courtyard flanking the Great Red Gate, flanked by two rows of stone statues carved image and promote the cultural martial elephants, horses stood yet.

Also posted in nature, majesty, Minh Mang Tomb is considered seductive by nature poetic landscape.

Fourth emperor Tu Duc Nguyen Dynasty’s (1829 - 1883) has a beautiful house tomb Khiem Lang is called folk which is often called the Tu Duc Tomb. Mausoleum was built between the ancient forest of Duong Xuan Thuong village (currently Thuong Ba village, Thuy Xuan ward, Hue city), the city center about 8km southwest. This is one of the most beautiful works of the Nguyen Dynasty imperial palace. Tu Duc Mausoleum was built in 1864 and completed in 1867. During his lifetime, King Tu Duc up here often resting, reading, poetry.

The overall architecture within a mausoleum located in La wide range of 12ha, including 50 large and small structures. Other than posting the architecture seen in the Nguyen Dynasty tomb, Tu Duc Tomb architectural style liberal, liberal-like romantic personality of the poet king.

Tu Duc Tomb looks like a large park. There were scenes of streams, pine trees and the Bat Trang brick road at the time hidden under the canopy of old pine vu in the wind . The scene of the burial grounds mixed with the natural landscape to create a poetic landscape water clouds, the odd life of people thought it was paradise of trees, flowers rather than a mausoleum the deceased.

Although the resting place of the deceased but also the Tu Duc Tomb king place for entertainment, poetry, reading, working during his life. Even here there are places in both the theater and the plastic female concubines. In particular, Germany also deposited large stone tablet engraved all “humility signed" long 4935 letter drafted by King Tu Duc to speak about his life, career and mistakes king and his mistakes.

Among the Nguyen Dynasty tomb, Khai Dinh tomb (also called application Lang) is the only building architecture blend of East and West. This is the resting place of King Khai Dinh (1885 - 1925, the 12th emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty. Mausoleum is located on Chau Chu mountain (also called Chau E), Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy district, Thua Thien - Hue, Hue city about 10km southwest. Tomb of Khai Dinh (also known as application Lang), is the only tomb architecture blend of East and West. This is the resting place of King Khai Dinh (1885 -1925), the 12th emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty.

The highlight of Khai Dinh tomb is a blend of many different architectural schools such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Roman, Gothique. Especially, Khai Dinh tomb is famous for the art of mosaic and exquisite gourmet full 3 photos mural " Mekong dressed " beautiful, most major Vietnam, decorated the ceiling of 3 times in the middle of meditating.

In addition to the tombs, Hue also owns hundreds of famous ancient buildings such as: Forum Nam Giao Thien Mu Pagoda, Ho Quyen Van Thanh Mieu Temple Saint Martial, Binh Dai district, Hai Thanh district, RE electricity, Hon Chen, and Dinh Palace. These buildings, along with the natural scene not only gives poetic form of Hue ancient citadel, poetic and magnificent but also contribute to a unique architectural ensemble are worthy wonder of World Cultural Heritage.
By Gray Line Vietnam

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