Hue Imperial Citadel
Hue Imperial Citadel

Hue Imperial Citadel Guide

Hue Imperial Citadel was built from 1805 to 1832 by King Gia Long. The whole citadel is balanced on an axis running from north to south.

Hue Flag Tower
Hue Imperial Citadel faces to the south where the Flag Tower and Perfume River are located
 
 
 
 
Ngo Mon Gate - Hue Imperial Citadel
Ngo Mon Gate is the main gate to Hue Royal Citadel
 
 
 
There are moats surrounding the Royal Citadel
There are moats surrounding the Royal Citadel protecting it from intruders and enhancing the Fengshui of the area
 
 
 
Hien Nhan Gate - Hue Imperial Citadel
A part from the main gate of Ngo Mon to the south, there are other 3 gates to the east, north and west. Hien Nhan Gate is the one to the east of Hue Imperial Citadel
 
 
 
Duyet Thi Duong - Royal Theater
Duyet Thi Duong - Royal Theater, in the heart of the Purple Forbidden Citadel of Hue
 
 
 
 
Thai Hoa Palace
Thai Hoa Palace - the Palace of Supreme Harmony located in the heart of the Purple Forbidden Citadel was where the Royal Court held important meetings
 
 
 
Building inside Hue Imperial Citadel
Building inside Hue Imperial Citadel - the Purple Forbidden Citadel Area
 
 
 
Walkway connecting different buildings inside Hue Royal Citadel
Walkway connecting different buildings inside Hue Royal Citadel
 
 
 
The Royal Library
The Royal Library