These exquisite bronze urns, recognized as national treasures in 2012, are considered the most valuable bronze artifacts in the country.

On May 8, at the 10th plenary meeting of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific in Mongolia, these urns were inscribed in the prestigious Memory of the World Register.

Each of these magnificent urns represents a King of the Nguyen Dynasty, the last feudal regime in Vietnam.

With the tallest urn reaching 2.5 meters and the shortest 2.3 meters, these urns stand as impressive testaments to the dynasty’s grandeur.

Each urn carries a substantial weight of up to 4.3 kilograms.

The Hue Imperial Citadel, also known as Dai Noi, houses these urns at the yard of The To Mieu Temple, a sacred place dedicated to the worship of the Nguyen Dynasty kings.

Crafted entirely from bronze, these urns symbolize the unity and beauty of the nation, as well as the enduring legacy of the Nguyen Dynasty.

A stunning visual representation of Vietnam’s rich history and cultural heritage.

The intricate details and craftsmanship of these urns are a testament to the skill and artistry of their creators.

A glimpse into the past, these urns tell a story of royalty, power, and cultural significance.