Thai Hoa Palace
Thai Hoa Palace
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This captivating palace, full of symbolic statues, is situated just inside the Citadel’s main entrance.
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MizuhoK
Hino, Japan3,901 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
It was surrounded by scaffolding and walls when were there in August 2023 so saw from distance. The big orange roof is very impressive. Tried to imagine the important events had taken place in the past such as enthronement.
Written 23 October 2023
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Andrew Y
Singapore, Singapore5,059 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Well there is not much to see now as the building is hoarded up and undergoing reconstruction. Come back in a few years.
Written 23 May 2023
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David
Lille, France1,828 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Solo
The Thai Hoà Palace element of the Royal Palace is currently undergoing some kind of redevelopment/restoration. As such it is fenced off, inaccessible, and mostly invisible.

There is plenty else to see within the Royal Palace complex though
Written 17 April 2022
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LuizDutraNeto
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,575 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Just after crossing the magnificent "Cua Ngo Mon", the awesome "Noon Gate" of the Imperial Citadel, you will reach "Thái Hòa" - the "Palace of the Supreme Harmony". Built in 1805 by Emperor Gia Long, it is a landmark of Hue Imperial Citadel. "Thái Hòa" is certainly the largest and most beautiful palace in the Citadel's complex. In its interior, the famous golden throne of the Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty, surrounded by innumerable red lacquered columns, with emblems of royal dragons. It was mainly used for the Imperial court's rituals, such as celebrations, anniversaries, weddings, coronations and diplomatic ceremonies. "Thái Hòa" palace was pretty much damaged during Vietnam War, but has been restored to its full beauty! And remember, Hue and its monumental complex was appointed by Unesco, in 1993, as a "World Heritage Site"! Another good reason to do not miss it! Enjoy!
Written 19 November 2020
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robynfd
London, UK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
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 to the east.
Written 3 August 2020
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Kim G
Pacific Grove, CA3,639 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
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 known as the Salutation Court, were twice a month the Mandarins participated in the Grand Audience Ceremony. Coronation ceremonies took place here, as well as official celebrations and receptions. The Thai Hoa Palace is considered the most important structure in the Imperial City.
Written 28 February 2020
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digitalroc
Calgary, Canada2,070 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Thai Hoa Palace was a symbol of the Nguyen dynasty, the last dynasty of Vietnam. This is probably the most impressive building at the Hue Imperial Citadel.
Written 20 January 2020
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iWiebe
Utrecht, The Netherlands1,057 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
The citadel is basically the main reason for visiting Hue and worth a detour. Situated within the citadel stands the Hoa palace. Unfortunately a lot has been damaged during the war.
Written 29 December 2019
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Roland B
Zurich, Switzerland1,800 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
one of the main buildings in the Imperial City (Citadel), the Thai Hoa Palace has nice details and a rich interior.
Written 8 December 2019
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jaybirdrcky
Morristown, NJ498 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
extremely interesting to visit trying to see everything and figure it out was a little difficult but got though it
Written 4 November 2019
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