Tomb of Dục Đức

An Lăng

The Tomb of Emperor Dục Đức or the An Mausoleum (Vietnamese, An Lăng, 安陵) is a tomb complex in Huế in which are buried Dục Đức and his wife, his son Thành Thái, and his grandson the child-emperor Duy Tân, and several other members of Vietnam's last dynasty, the Nguyễn dynasty such as the queen mother Nguyễn Thị Định (mother of Duy Tân).[1][2] The mausoleum has two sections - the tomb itself and Long An shrine.[3] Duy Tân was buried in the tomb compound in 1987.[4]


  1. Khăć Ưńg Mai, Hùng Đào Huế, monuments of an ancient capital 2000 "ROYAL TOMBS - All together, thirteen kings of the Nguyễn Dynasty reigned in the imperial capital of Huế over a period of ... King Tụ Đức (Khiêm mausoleum), King Dục Đức (An mausoleum), King Đổng Khánh (Tư mausoleum), and King Khải ..."
  2. Thanh Tâm Trà̂n, Đình Kết Huỳnh Địa danh thành phố Hué̂ 2001 "AN LĂNG (lăng Dục Đức, Thành Thái, Duy Tân).."
  3. Khăć Ưńg Mai, Hùng Đào Huế, monuments of an ancient capital 2000 "In 1987 his remains were brought back to be buried at his father's tomb. An mausoleum with its two sections - the tomb and Long An shrine - became a family graveyard after Kings Thanh Thai and Duy Tan were buried there. It is a memorial to ..."
  4. Jan Dodd, Mark Lewis The Rough Guide to Vietnam 1998 "The temple, built in 1899, is on the point of collapse though the walled compound where Duc Duc is buried with his wife is still intact, while emperors Thanh Thai and Duy Tan are interred in a separate row of graves behind the main temple."

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