Images of the devastation of Hue royal citadel; Vietnam Net

Viet Nam – Complex of Hué Monuments

VietNamNet Bridge – The ancient capital of Hue used to be in the ruins owing to war and time devastation. Below are pictures of the Hue royal citadel on the way from devastation to reconstruction as it is today.

The Hue Monument Conservation Centre is exhibiting posters that tell the stories of Hue’s royal monuments from the end of feudal era to the present. The process of restoration lasted for 30 years and it was the tireless effort of Hue. The exhibition is entitled “Hue Monuments: Memories and the Present.” The posters are being exhibited in the Imperial Palace’s long corridor for free to visitors.

The photographic posters depict the monuments at various stages in history, including the period under reign of the country last’s Nguyen Dynasty, bombardment during two wars, human destruction in the postwar era and recognition as a world heritage site.

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