200-year-old royal pavilion returns to resplendence in Hue; Chandra Garran04; Viet Reader

After eight years of restoration work, Ngu Phung (Five Phoenixes) Pavilion in Hue Imperial Citadel, a UNESCO heritage site, is welcoming visitors. In 1805, Gia Long, Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), started to build a citadel in France’s “Father of the Fortress” Vauban-style with its signature layers of defense and 24 fortresses.

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