Thế Tổ Miếu (Temple of the Generations), Hue

Thế Tổ Miếu (Temple of the Generations), Hue

Thế Tổ Miếu (Temple of the Generations) was built in 1821 by Emperor Minh Mang to worship 10 Emperors from the Nguyen Dynasty. The temple is located in the west part of the main Cửa Ngọ Môn (Noon Gate), between Hiển Lâm Các (Pavilion of the Glorious Coming) and Hưng Tổ Miếu (Temple of the Resurrection). During all ceremonies held inside the temple, women were forbidden to enter. In 1959 three more altars dedicated to Emperors Hàm Nghi, Thành Thái và Duy Tân were added to the seven existing altars. Thế Tổ Miếu (Temple of the Generations) was only slightly damaged during the war so today you can admire the construction as it was originally built.

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Sight Name: Thế Tổ Miếu (Temple of the Generations)
Sight Location: Hue, Vietnam (See walking tours in Hue)
Sight Type: Religious
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