Khai Dinh

Khai Dinh

visiting the mausoleum of the 12th emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty

Location: 

Khải Định, Thủy Bằng, Tp. Huế, Thừa Thiên Huế, Vietnam

Duration: 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Khai Dinh: 12th emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty in Vietnam
  2. Khai Dinh Mausoleum: a mixture of traditional and modernity
  3. Mausoleums in Hue: there is a series of royal tombs in different shape
  4. Hue Imperial City: home of the last dynasty family of Vietnam in Hue
  5. Journey: I wanted to rent a moped but then shared a taxi with friends

Image sources

  1. View from the Khai Dinh Mausoleum
  2. Inside the Khai Dinh Mausoleum
  3. Posing on the steep stairs
  4. Window to the Khai Dinh Mausoleum
  5. Me fighting with the guards of stone

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