Besides simplicity in architecture, Duc Duc Tomb also has the following characteristics. It is: –         The tomb of an Emperor who reigned for only 3 days before his being dethroned and jailed to death by the Court. –         The nearest tomb to the Hue citadel (8 Duy Tan St.). –         The tomb compound containing two others of Emperor Thanh Thai […]

Born in 1829 and died in 1883, Tu Duc had reigned for over 35 years since 1848, longest among rulers of the Nguyen Dynasty. Tu Duc tomb, with some 50 constructions surrounded by a 1,500 m long wall, was built during 1864-1867. Emperor Tu Duc was expert at philosophy, Oriental history and particularly literature (he left […]