Tomb of Minh Mang
The Royal Tomb of Minh Mang -- the final resting place of the Nguyen Dynasty’s most beloved ruler -- is a place known for its impressive architectural details and sublime location.
Compared to other tombs in Hue, the Tomb of Minh Mang offers a unique balance between architecture and landscape — something that is not found in other tombs in the city. Modest in size, but has impressively refined details, many believe that Minh Hang’s tomb perfectly describes the staunch ruler — firm and fair, and fearless in the face of enemies. While in the complex, visitors can also explore nearby Stele Pavilion, Sung An Temple, and Minh Lau Pavilion.
Tomb of Minh Mang is located at Xa Hurong Tho, Hurong Tra, Hue, Vietnam.
Opening Days and Hours
Opens daily from 6:30 to 17:30.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to this attraction is VND 150,000 (USD 6.60) for adults and VND 30,000 (USD 1.32) for children.
How to Get There
- Fly from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh to Hue via Vietnam Airlines.
- From the airport, board a taxi to city centre.
- Charter a taxi, or rent a motorbike or bicycle to the Tomb of Minh Mang.
- Solo travelers
- Groups of friends
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this attraction is three hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Tomb of Minh Mang is a popular attraction in Hue. Since you’re going to explore open areas, best to visit when the sun isn’t too hot, preferably between 15:00 to 17:30.
Guided tour around Tomb of Minh Mang
You can avail of meals and refreshments from Nook Cafe and Bar, Cherish Hue Restaurant, CocoClub, Le Parfum, Ancient Town Restaurant, and Ganesh Indian Restaurant. Bring own water.
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