‘City of Ghosts’, where the dead live in style


news54s5454sf54fimageJust outside Vietnam’s ancient imperial capital Hue is a tiny fishing town known as the City of Ghosts, where the dead live in more opulent style than the living.
The spectacular tombs of Vietnam’s former emperors are a well-trodden stop on the tourist circuit in Unesco-listed Hue, the country’s capital for some 140 years starting in 1802.
But in nearby An Bang village, local fishermen are taking the tomb tradition into the 21st century.

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