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Nam Giao Esplanade - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Trường An, Thành phố Huế, Thừa Thiên Huế, Vietnam

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About Nam Giao Esplanade

The Esplanade of Sacrifice to the Heaven and Earth (Nam Giao Esplanade) is an imperial altar situated south of the city of Huế, central Vietnam. It is dedicated to the heaven and earth. The complex was visited by the monarchs of the Nguyen dynasty for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven.

Attractions Near Nam Giao Esplanade

Từ Hiếu Pagoda
Từ Hiếu Pagoda0.98km from Nam Giao Esplanade

Tu Hieu is located among the immense pine forest belongs to the range of Duong Xuan mountain, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city. The Pagoda remains its ancient atmosphere and architecture. Thus, you can learn a lot about Buddhism in Vietnam in the old days.

Mount Ngự Bình
Mount Ngự Bình1.48km from Nam Giao Esplanade

Ngự Bình is a mountain in the Thua Thien Hue province of Vietnam. From the top of Ngu Binh Mount, people can view the city and river, the pine forests on the hills and large plains of Huong Thuy, Phu Vang, Huong Tra Districts with plants and trees.

Tu Dam Pagoda
Tu Dam Pagoda1.51km from Nam Giao Esplanade

Tu Dam pagoda is located 2 km far away from Hue city center in the South. Around this area contains the temple of Uncle Phan Boi Chau, Thien Minh pagoda, and Linh Quang pagoda. The temple was built in the late 17th century under the rule of Emperor Lê Hy Tông, on Long Sơn hill.

Tomb Of Dong Khanh
Tomb Of Dong Khanh1.76km from Nam Giao Esplanade

Dong Khanh’s Tomb is located on the land of Cu Si hamlet, now Thuong Hai village, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue City. The tomb area’s design was almost influenced by Western-style, from its architectural peculiarities or decorative models to the building materials. The complex includes an area displaying royal furniture and calligraphy.

Phu Cam Church
Phu Cam Church1.78km from Nam Giao Esplanade

Phu Cam Cathedral is one of the biggest churches in the Hue city. It was built in a modern architectural style, designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu.

Tomb of Dục Đức
Tomb of Dục Đức1.87km from Nam Giao Esplanade

The Tomb of Emperor Dục Đức officially the An Mausoleum is a tomb complex in Huế in which are buried Dục Đức and his wife, his son Thành Thái, and his grandson the child-emperor Duy Tân, and several other members of Vietnam's last dynasty.

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Discover More Attractions in Thua Thien Hue, Where Nam Giao Esplanade Is Located

Thua Thien Hue
Thua Thien Hue
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This province is located in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It has 128 km of coastline, 22,000 ha of lagoons and over 200,000 ha of forest. There is an extensive complex of imperial tombs and temples in Huế.