Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat – a beautiful check-in point in the middle of the pine forest

With a quiet and ancient beauty in the middle of a romantic pine hill, the Mausoleum of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat is an attractive destination for tourists who love the nostalgic beauty of the land of fog.

The nostalgic beauty of old architectural works in Da Lat has become a special attraction for dreamy souls, and among many works bearing its own imprint, Nguyen Huu Hao’s mausoleum has always been one of the most famous monuments in the world. Very unique dot on the tourist map of this beautiful city. Not only bearing the imprint of a famous figure in history, but Nguyen Huu Hao Tomb of Da Lat also possesses a unique architectural beauty along with a poetic space boldly Da Lat that makes visitors fall in love. 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da LatTomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat is a peaceful and clear corner in the foggy city.. Photo: Tran Truc


Locating coordinates of Nguyen Huu Hao Mausoleum Da Lat

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat is located on a green hill on Van Thanh street, southwest of the city and just 150m from Cam Ly waterfall. 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat is hidden under the pine forestKhu lăng mộ nằm dưới rừng thông xanh mướt. Ảnh:vietnamnet


This tomb complex is the burial place of Mr. Nguyen Huu Hao and his wife, Mrs. Le Thi Binh, who is the father and mother of Queen Nam Phuong. According to historical records, Mr. Nguyen Huu Hao was formerly a very wealthy landowner in Go Cong, present-day Tien Giang province. He married Mrs. Le Thi Binh, the daughter of Mr. Huyen Sy Le Phat Dat, who was also one of the richest people in Vietnam at that time. When he was still alive, his daughter was Nam Phuong Hoang Hau, named Nguyen Huu Thi Lan, who brought her grandparents to live in Da Lat and often visited.

Since coming to Da Lat to live, Mr. Nguyen Huu Hao rarely returned to his hometown. In the last days of his life, Mr. and Mrs. Nguyen Huu Hao had a wish to be buried in Da Lat after his death. Carrying out his father’s will, Queen Nam Phuong built his mausoleum in Da Lat in 1939, then completed it 4 years later. 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat was built in 4 yearsThe mausoleum was built in 4 years. Photo: Minh Hoang

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Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao in Da Lat was built quite superficially and majestically hidden among the green and contemplative pine forest. The mausoleum was built on a high hill with a shape like a blooming lotus, the gate has 4 vertical pillars decorated with lotus flowers, the most important point is a pair of couplets written by Nam Phuong Hoang Hau himself. There is only one path leading to the mausoleum called Nhat Chinh Dao with 158 steps, visitors want to go to the place where the tomb of Duke and his wife is located, they need to go through a sacrifice yard 13 more steps to the courtyard and continue. Continue up 20 steps. 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat entrance gateThe entrance area has 4 very prominent pillars. Photo:ST

The work of Nguyen Huu Hao’s mausoleum is completely built of stone bricks without using wood, the roof is also cast in reinforced concrete, then beveled and roofed with lapis lazuli. There is a cross on the roof top because Nguyen Huu Hao was a Catholic during his lifetime.

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat main mausoleum roofThe roof is glazed with glazed tiles and there is a cross. Photo: Vietnamnet


To the main mausoleum area, visitors will see the tombs of the Duke and his wife are placed parallel and carved with monolithic green stone, on the grave are carved delicate flowers that only the rich of only that period. Between the two tombs is an altar, and in the mausoleum there are two epitaphs to commemorate the merits of upbringing built by the two daughters of the Duke. 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat main mausoleum roofThe area in front of the mausoleum itself is very cool. @tranchudu 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat roof inside the mausoleumInner space of the mausoleum. Photo: Dalattravel

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat memorial stele

Memorial stele built by two daughters of Duke. Photo: PLO


From a seemingly forgotten tomb to a romantic check-in point 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat has a very peaceful and calm beauty, far from a bustling city out there, a hill that is considered remote with overgrown trees is a peaceful scene of a The great architecture of the old aristocrats seemed to have been forgotten over the years. The most prominent highlight for the space here with moving believers is the Nhat Chinh path with 158 straight steps that have been covered by grass and trees, the path under the green pine forest leading the way to the majestic mausoleum. .

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat memorial steleThe Righteous Way is a favorite check-in point for young people. Photo: Dalattravel


Visit Nguyen Huu Hao’s mausoleum and leisurely walk under the green pine canopy, breathe in the fresh air in the typical chilly weather of Da Lat, or fiddle with the wild sunflower branches along the roadside, walk through the empty courtyard and pedestal. The moss head stone statue brings a strange sense of peace. The dreamy scene of Nhat Chinh Dao is loved by many young people and chooses to check-in when visiting Nguyen Huu Hao’s mausoleum. The peaceful, green scenery under the pine forest gives the feeling of being lost in the peaceful world of magical forests. Instead of having to wait in line for check-in, you can comfortably walk and check in at any location you feel like. 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat spaceThe space brings a sense of peace without the hustle and bustle. Photo: Yan

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat spaceMany young people come to the mausoleum to admire the scenery and enjoy the peaceful space. Photo: Yan


Experiences you should know when coming to Nguyen Huu Hao’s Mausoleum 

 Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat is located not far from the center, so moving is quite easy. You can check-in quickly by moving from the central market in the direction of Nguyen Van Cu street, crossing February 3rd to the roundabout of Saigon Da Lat hotel, then turn to Nguyen Van Thu street and then go straight up one street. little will reach the mausoleum. 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat spaceFrom the city center, Nguyen Huu Hao’s mausoleum can be reached very easily. Photo: hahalolo

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao is currently a free check-in point, so visitors can freely visit at all time frames, without spending money to buy tickets. 

Because there is no management agency, when you come to Nguyen Huu Hao’s mausoleum, you should carefully lock your car. This mausoleum is a sacred spot, so when visiting, be careful not to make noise or litter. In addition, do not forget to choose appropriate dress to ensure respectability. 

Because Nguyen Huu Hao Mausoleum is located on Ta Nung tourist route, when you check-in here, you can combine visiting a few nearby attractions such as Cam Ly waterfall tourist area, Van Thanh flower village, child church. Chicken… 

Tomb of Nguyen Huu Hao Da Lat check-in point near the mausoleumIn addition to Nguyen Huu Hao Mausoleum in Dalat, you can check-in more places nearby. Photo: Nguyen Hien


Not bearing the graceful and splendid beauty like the fairyland of Nguyen Huu Hao Mausoleum, Da Lat with a peaceful, gentle and a bit desolate space will be a great stop for you to relive with peaceful emotions. , gently after the chaos. 

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