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Tomb of Thieu Tri


Mien Tong was the eldest son of Minh Mang  King. He took the throne under the name  "Thieu Tri" on the 11th January 1841. Thieu Tri's  tomb lies in Chu Chanh village, Thuy Bang commune, Huong Thuy district.  The tomb was built in 1849. It was divided into two parts: the tomb area and temple area.
- The tomb area includes  bronze gate leading to big Binh Dai. The two rows of stone statues are on the left and right of the court are typical for the sculpture in the first half of 19th century.
- The temple area :  In the main temple, on the edges of the roof and Hong Trach gate, are engraved over 450 word boxes including poems with educational and literary values.