Imperial City - Huế

The Imperial City (VietnameseKinh thành Huế) is a walled fortress and palace in the city of Huế, the former imperial capital of Vietnam.

The school was built on the site of a former squadron headquarter - a royal navy headquarters (1806 or the 5th year of Gia Long's Reign). Hue National School was founded pursuant to the royal decree dated September 17, 1896 (the 8th year of Thanh Thai Reign) and the decree on November 18, 1896 of the French Resident-Superior in Indochina.