Hue - Imperial Palace
January 2005

The citadel was a large fortress that housed
the imperial palace of the Nguyen dynasty in the 18th century



Gateways in the Citadel




The Citadel is surrounded by this moat
 



The palace was destroyed, but some of the other
government buildings are still standing


Another gateway
 

A bao vendors bike, complete with steamer
Bao are the steamed dumplings seen in the display box