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Thai Hoa Palace

Situated in the Forbidden City, just inside the Citadel’s entryway, this palace was constructed in 1805 and first used for the emperor’s coronation in 1806.  It later served as the meeting place between royalty and commoners, as well as for signing ceremonies and announcements of new laws. Visitors can cross the Trung Dao Bridge, over Thai Dich pond, into the Great Rites Court, where the emperor once received foreign ambassadors and conducted important international meetings. Stand at the exact center of the palace, where the royal throne was placed—and hear whispers from anywhere in the building, just as the emperor did when he held court.

Practical Info:

Don’t miss the historical film shown near the rear of the palace. It brings to life the structure’s history, restoration and use. Because photography is not allowed, pictures can only be taken outside palace gates.

Tours & Tickets

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A Glimpse of Hue Tour, Hue, null
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A Glimpse of Hue Tour

Hue City has been one of the country’s foremost cultural, religious, and educational centers. UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site in 1993. This tour gives ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $26.00
Half-Day City Tour of Hue by Cyclo, Hue, Historical & Heritage Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Half-Day City Tour of Hue by Cyclo

Visit the Imperial Citadel where the kings of Vietnam’s last feudal dynasty ruled from 1802 to 1945, including Flag Tower, Nine Holy Cannons, Ngo Mon Gate, ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $25.00
Half-Day Hue City Tour Including Cyclo Ride, Hue, Half-day Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Half-Day Hue City Tour Including Cyclo Ride

Cyclo riding is a pleasant way to explore the cities in Vietnam, you can easily find it in Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon. On this private half-day trip visit Hue, ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $39.00
Half-Day Royal Hue Tour, Hue, Half-day Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Half-Day Royal Hue Tour

This private tour of Hue gives you a great insight in to Hue's past with an experienced and informative local guide. You visit the Forbidden Citadel, home to ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $38.00

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