Free entry to famous Hue lake

Tinh Tam Lake, a famous landscape in Hue Citadel has been opened for free to visitors.

Tinh Tam Lake was an important part of the royal garden under the Nguyen Dynasty. It was considered one of the 20 most beautiful landscapes of the citadel during Thieu Tri Emperor reign. Nowadays, Tinh Tam Lake is in Thuan Thanh Ward.
 
The lake was a part of Kim Long River and was renovated by Minh Mang Emperor. There are three islands in the centre of the lake including Bong Lai, Phuong Truong and Doanh Chau. It is said that the lake was the source of inspiration for many Nguyen kings like Minh Mang, Thieu Tri and Tu Duc.
 
Thieu Tri Emperor wrote poems for 20 most beautiful sceneries of the citadel. The scenery and the poem about Tinh Tam Lake made their ways into the palace's paintings.
 
The site was left in ruin for a long time. In mid-2020, Hue Monuments Conservation Centre started to renovate the site and has completed part of the project. Flowers and plants are brought to the site along with decorative rocks in order to recreate the old royal garden.
 
The site is now opened for free to visitors.
 
dtinews

Posted at 2020 Sep 06 10:30

Related News

Resorts preparing for guests in quarantine

Hotels playing the part of quarantine facilities for international visitors have prepared their properties, services, and safety measures to welcome guests having to travel during the ongoing pandemic.

Posted at 2020 Sep 20 08:38

Ministry asks for continued domestic tourism stimulus programmes

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document, asking tourism management departments, tourism associations and businesses to continue carrying out domestic tourism stimulus programmes in the remaining months of 2020.

Posted at 2020 Sep 20 08:34