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Tomb of Nguyen Dynasty hero who went to villain and back to hero

Not far away from a crowded market in Saigon is a temple that enshrines a revered hero with a bloody family tragedy.

Palatial birthplace of Vietnam’s last king carries multiple influences

The An Dinh Palace, built in 1917 in the ancient capital of Hue, marries three architectural styles - Vietnamese, Chinese and French.

Flamboyant blooms paint the town red in Hue

Flamboyant trees, called ‘flame of the forest’, adds seasonal flamboyance to the ancient capital town of Hue.
June 30, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Summer flowers brighten up an imperial landscape in Vietnam

The ancient capital of Hue is enjoying an April floral shower that adds to its romantic charm.     
April 27, 2019 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Da Lat palace of Vietnam’s last king laden with history

An opulent vestige in Da Lat, used by the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty, has an escape tunnel that leads directly to a helipad.
April 17, 2019 | 06:23 pm GMT+7

Ancient capital Hue a hidden gem in Asia: UK magazine

British travel magazine Rough Guides has included Vietnam’s former capital Hue in its list of six lesser-known Asian destinations.
March 26, 2019 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Last Vietnamese king’s palace to be rebuilt at $5.3 mln

Authorities in Thua Thien-Hue Province have begun an ambitious project to rebuild a destroyed palace inside the Imperial Citadel in Hue.
February 19, 2019 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

The greatest mausoleum of Vietnam's final feudal dynasty

The king had a hundred wives but no heir. His legacy is shaped in a breathtaking mausoleum on the outskirts of Hue, Vietnam's former imperial capital.
September 22, 2016 | 10:25 pm GMT+7

East meets West at Vietnamese Emperor's tomb

On the outskirts of the imperial city of Hue lies a tomb unlike any other from the Nguyen Dynasty. 
August 29, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

The forgotten nephew of Vietnamese king lives in poverty

In contrast with the luxury life that most people assume royal families have, Nguyen Phuoc Bao Tai, nephew of King Thanh Thai from the Nguyen Dynasty- the last feudal dynasty of Vietnam - has been living in poverty his whole life.
March 28, 2016 | 07:54 am GMT+7
 
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