Dragon Bridge in Da Nang the modern bridge crosses the Han River

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang the modern bridge crosses the Han River

Dragon Bridge is 666m long, 37.5m wide and has six lanes for traffic. It opened to traffic on March 29, 2013, at a cost of nearly VND 1.5 trillion dong (US$88m). The bridge was designed by the US-based Ammann &...
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Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son) in Da Nang, Viet Nam

Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son) in Da Nang, Viet Nam

Marble Mountains is a cluster of five marble and limestone hills located in Ngũ Hành Sơn District, south of Da Nang city in Vietnam. The five mountains are named after the five elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa...
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The Mieu (or The To Temple) the Buddhist temples in Hue

The Mieu (or The To Temple) the Buddhist temples in Hue

The Mieu, also called The To Mieu, is an ancestral temple to Vietnam’s emperors in the Imperial City, Hue. It was constructed at the orders of emperor Minh Mang in 1822-1823 for the purposes of ancestor worship of the past...
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Khai Dinh tomb – the smallest but most costly among Nguyen royal tombs

Khai Dinh tomb – the smallest but most costly among Nguyen royal tombs

Khai Đinh Tomb (Vietnamese: Lăng Khải Định), officially Ung Mausoleum (Ứng lăng), is located in Chau Chu mountain near Hue in Vietnam. It was built for Khai Đinh, the twelfth Emperor of the Nguyễn dynasty. It is located on a...
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Thien Mu Pagoda – The Pagoda of the Celestial Lady in Hue

Thien Mu Pagoda – The Pagoda of the Celestial Lady in Hue

The Pagoda of the Celestial Lady or Thien Mu Pagoda is a historic temple in the city of Hue in Vietnam. Its iconic seven-story pagoda is regarded as the unofficial symbol of the city, and the temple has often been...
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Hue Imperial City, an Unesco World Heritage site in Vietnam

Hue Imperial City, an Unesco World Heritage site in Vietnam

The Hue Imperial City is a walled palace within the citadel (Kinh thành) of the city of Huế, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. The citadel was oriented to face the Huong River to the east. This was different from...
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