Tomb of Tu DucSeptember 5 in Vietnam
Tomb of Tu Duc which is located 6km from Hue was built for the Nguyen Emperor Tu Duc and took three years to build from 1864–1867. It is divided into a Temple Area and a Tomb Area. The architectural complex covers 12 hectares and contains 50 palaces and pavilions.
Emperor Tu Duc designed it himself to use before and after his death. The enormous expense of the tomb and the forced labour used in its construction spawned a coup plot that was discovered and suppressed.
The imperial tomb of Tu Duc is considered to be the most beautiful Imperial tomb in and around Hue. The tomb is surounded by trees and a large lake .Read more