Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates

Through many ups and downs, ten main gates of the Hue imperial city have still stood majestically and added charm to the land of “Than Kinh”, another name of the former capital city.

Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
Quang Duc Gate is one of four gates in front of the Hue imperial citadel. (Photo: VNA)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
Nha Do Gate is among the most beautiful gates in the former imperial city. (Photo: thanhnien.vn)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
Southwest Gate (or Huu Gate) on Yet Kieu street. The gate’s archway was built in 1809 while its gazebo was formed 20 years later. (Photo: thanhnien.vn)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
West Gate on Thai Phien street. The gate was well-constructed and completed under King Minh Mang’s reign (1791- 1841). (Photo: thanhnien.vn)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
Northwest Gate (or An Hoa Gate), located in the northwest corner of Hue, connects Nguyen Trai and Tang Bat Ho streets. (Photo: thanhnien.vn)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
North Gate (or Hau gate) is located at the back of the citadel. The arch of the gate was built in 1809 while its gazebo was completed in 1831 (Photo: thanhnien.vn)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
The Nhon Gate (or Ngan Gate) is one of the two doors specifically designed for the king and the royal family to enter and exit the citadel. The gate is located to the left of Ky Dai Hue (Hue Flag Tower) and Meridian Gate (also known as Ngo Mon). (Photo: baothuathienhue.vn)
 
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
Thuong Tu Gate (or Southeast Gate) is now located on Dinh Tien Hoang street. (Photo: thanhnien.vn)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
Ke Trai Gate (or Northeast Gate) (Photo: baothuathienhue.vn)
Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates
East Gate (or Dong Ba Gate) (Photo: baothuathienhue.vn)

Source: VNA 

Admiring slice of time on vestige in Hue Imperial Citadel

Admiring slice of time on vestige in Hue Imperial Citadel

Experiencing many ups and downs of history, Hue Imperial Citadel still retains its majestic beauty, preserving the quintessence of the Nguyen's Dynasty, hundreds of years ago.

Hue imperial palace receives multi-million-dollar renovation

Hue imperial palace receives multi-million-dollar renovation

A grand renovation of the Thai Hoa Palace in the imperial city of Hue has just began, to the tune of millions of dollars. 

 
 

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