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Theater at the Citadel on Hue, the Palace of the Kings.

On the north side of the river is the Citadel, the centre of the historic city. Most of Huế's important monuments, temples, and pagodas are found in this area. The Imperial City at Hue was built on the same principles as the Forbidden City in Beijing. It is surrounded by 7-10m thick outer walls, moats and canals. Construction began in 1804 under the reign of Emperor Gia Long. The Citadel contains several buildings, pavilions and temples. Within the Citadel is an area called "Purple Forbidden City", where the Vietnamese emperors built palaces, gates, and courtyards that served as their residence and administrative centre.

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Exposure Time: 1/15
F-Stop: f/5.6
ISO Speed Ratings: 1600
Focal Length: 38/1 mm
Metering Mode: Pattern
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