Hue Imperial City

Huế Imperial City, side gate
Huế Imperial City, side gate. / Supanut Arunoprayote, / CC BY 4.0
Well preserved fortified citadel of Huế city. The fortress is surrounded by massive walls which form 2 by 2 km large rectangle with the imperial palace – Purple Forbidden City inside. Construction of the Hue Imperial City was started in 1804, later were added many more palaces and other ornate buildings. Most of the buildings perished during the Vietnam War but some 10 remain.

Location, GPS coordinates: 16.4691 N 107.5780 E
Categories: Cities and towns, City walls
Values: Architecture
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, North Central Coast, centre of Huế
Name in Vietnamese: Kinh thành Huế

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