Thai Hoa Palace, Hue

4.4
#10 of 29 in Historic Sites in Hue
Castle · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Feel the splendor, wisdom and mercifulness of Vietnamese Nguyen emperors at Thai Hoa Palace, one of the most important buildings in the Hue Imperial City, a World Heritage Site in which commoners met kings. Featuring a large hall with ornate timer roof supported by 80 carved pillars, the place was used as official receptions and important imperial ceremonies. The palace houses a museum which gives you an overview of the entire complex. Enameled bronze, gilt ware and lacquer decorations depict dragons, clouds and numerous symbols. Built in 1805, the site was used as a coronation. Make Thai Hoa Palace a part of your Hue vacation plans using our Hue online journey planner.
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  • A very big and ornate palace complex. Lots of buildings and gardens to explore, keep looking around! There's also a couple of interesting museums with more objects from the palace outside the walls...  more »
  • Constructed in 1805, Thai Hoa Palace houses the throne of the Nguyen Emperors. The Palace is adorned with gilding, lacquer and enameled bronzeware. An expansive courtyard in front of the palace is...  more »
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  • Beautiful and very impressive historical building, the emperor held court here, it's part of a larger complex of buildings, the imperial palace
  • This used to be one of the most important places in the citadel - the King held courts here. Beautifully kept and restored building
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