Vuong Palace is the ancient villa of Vuong Chinh Duc. The only one recognized by the Ha Giang ethnic people as king of the Hmong People in the beginning of the 20th century. Who controlled Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac and Dong Van districts.
How is Vuong palace is unique?
It built in 1919 and completed in 1928. The entire mansion has an area of nearly 3,000 square meters. The palace located on a high elevation like a turtle-shaped in the middle of a valley surrounded by an arc-shaped mountain range. Defensive ground. The palace is surrounding by two stone walls. It’s about 60cm to nearly 1m width and from 2.5 to 3m high. Both rounds are arranged in many holes.
The path leading to the mansion, paved with flat square marble. The two sides of the entrance are two hundred rows of tall, straight-cut saffron. Walk up to 15 stone steps into the palace, right at the first gate visitors will see the lacquer board, yellow lacquer with the words “competent frontier” (“strong frontier”). Germany itself. Inside, the palace attracts visitors by its unique architecture, influenced by three cultures: China, France and the Mong ethnic group.
Built of green stone, pine wood, peat and “terra cotta” terracotta, the whole building is 56m long, 20m wide, 10-12m high, including 4 horizontal houses and 6 houses. 64 rooms with capacity of 100 people.
The Vuong palace is divided in to 3 area: Pre-residence, Central and post-residence. Premises are the residence of the soldiers and servants, while the central and post-residence are the living and working place of the Vuong family. The house is built of stone, in the wall board, wooden trusses, wooden floors, glazed tile roof, tile roof tile decorated with Tho.
The layout of the building gradually from the outside. The main house faces the gate, and there are additional houses such as kitchens, cisterns, stables and stables… Between the blocks is a large courtyard full of light. Surrounding the house is a garden with many kinds of plants. Such as saffron, cinnamon, peach, pear… There are two defensive blocks for defense, storage of property.
One of the hallmarks of the mansion is the fine art of sculpture, many carved details, cleverly carry the symbol of prosperity. It’s recognized as a national architectural monument in 1993. And nowadays it’s attract many visitors to visit.
Standing on the top of the pass look down, Vuong Palace prominent, situated in the middle of a valley. Come to Ha Giang, you should not be missed this interesting sights tours in Ha Giang. Explore the mansion, visit the market before the mansion and then from this stop, visitors have the opportunity to go to conquer Lung Cu Flag Tower.
It’s great for
- Photographer, natural lover, small group tour, private tour and solo traveler
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