Minh Mang Royal Tomb in Hue, Vietnam

Minh Mang is a Nguyen Dynasty royal tomb dating from the early 1800s. The emperor Minh Mang used this complex of buildings as a summer palace, while supervising the building of his tomb.

Features include oriental architectural details, a lake that the emperor to fished from, and serene gardens where the emperor (and I) could escape from the crowds.

Details of the architecture.
Minh Mang Tomb in Hue: Building Buildings in the Minh Mang Tomb in Hue, Vietnam
Buildings in the Minh Mang Tomb in Hue, Vietnam Buildings in the Minh Mang Tomb in Hue, Vietnam Buildings in the Minh Mang Tomb in Hue, Vietnam A kind of dragon dog popular in Vietnamese mythology.
Minh Mang Tomb in Hue: Dragon This entrance way has a rolled-up blind with a dragon painted on it and a bonsai in front.
Minh Mang Royal Tomb in Hue, Vietnam
Minh Mang Tomb in Hue: Bonsai in Dragon Pot Details of the roof tiles.Roof Tiles on Minh Mang Royal Tomb in Hue, Vietnam Entrance into the garden.
Minh Mang Tomb in Hue: Doors Leading Out into the GardenDetails of the surrounding gardens and lake.
Minh Mang Tomb in Hue: Gate Minh Mang Tomb in Hue: GateThe fishing pavilion where the emperor used to fish from.
The Fishing Pavilion at the Minh Mang Tomb Pathway and bridge details.Gardens of the Minh Mang Tomb in Hue, VietnamGardens of the Minh Mang Tomb in Hue, VietnamGardens of the Minh Mang Tomb in Hue, VietnamEntrance ticket into the tomb.
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Minh Mang was the second tomb on our motorcycle tour of the three royal tombs just outside the Imperial City of Hue in Vietnam.

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