Attraction 143 Đặng Huy Trứ, Phước Vĩnh, tp. Huế Phước Vĩnh tp. Huế Huế Vietnam Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Emperor Quang Trung’s Statue is special ?
Emperor Quang Trung’s Statue is seen as a cultural project of historical and political importance in the locality as a project to celebrate the 1000th Thang Long-Ha Noi anniversary.
Nui Ban (Ban Mountain) is an airy, quiet park in Hue, Vietnam. It is watched over by an imposing 21 m-high statue of Emperor Quang Trung, formerly known as Nguyen Hue, of the Tay Son Dynasty. The national hero’s 21m high marble statue is made of 18 slabs, weighing 10-60 tonnes each. It was created by sculptor Le Dinh Quy. Apart from the statue, these are temples dedicated to Emperor Quang Trung, Empress Le Ngoc Han and the mandarins of Tay Son Dynasty and a showroom displaying documents and objects from the Tay Son uprising.
What to explore at Emperor Quang Trung’s Statue?
Quang Trung Monument at Ban Mountain was inaugurated in 2010 in commemoration of 221 years of Nguyen Hue took the throne Quang Trung. 2.1 m high statue, made of 8 blocks Thanh Hoa with 18 arrays, each array weighs 10-60 tons. Behind the monument is almost 60m long relief with motifs depicting the process from the start-up of the Tay Son insurgent army at Quang Trung issue the command to advance to the North defeated the Qing army.
How to get to Emperor Quang Trung’s Statue?
The easiest way to get to Nui Ban is by motorbike, as it isn’t a usual stop on most package tours. One can easily rent a motorbike anywhere for a few bucks a day.
143 Đặng Huy Trứ, Phước Vĩnh, tp. Huế Phước Vĩnh tp. Huế Huế Vietnam