Huyen Tran Cultural Center Hue

Huyen Tran Cultural Center was built in 2006 on Ngu Phong Mountain, An Tay Ward, Hue City, about 7km to the west of the city center. The place is dedicated to Princess Huyen Tran and Tran Dynasty’s mandarins who deserved credit for expanding the country’s territory to the South in the 14th century.

Spreading over an area of 28.5ha, Huyen Tran Cultural Center is a complex of traditional architectural works, including three-door gate, Huyen Tran Temple, King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong Temple (Princess Huyen Tran’s father) with two 108m long flanking dragons recognized as the longest ones in Viet Nam in 2012, Hoa Binh (Peace) Bell Tower with 1.6-ton-weigh bronze bell, octagonal pavilion, Bo De Garden, Truc Lam Temple, book house, temple of God Mountain, temple of God Water, etc.

A festival is organized annually on the 9th day of the first lunar month to pay homage to Princess Huyen Tran for her contributions to building the country. The festival attracts thousands of people from Thua Thien Hue Province as well as neighboring provinces.

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