Hue City is in Thua Thien-Hue province, located in the central coastal plain of Vietnam. It’s also a national city of Vietnam and was the capital of Vietnam during feudal Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945). Today, the city is the center on many aspects of the Central Vietnam such as culture, politics, health, education, tourism, science.
Situated in the narrow strip of central Vietnam with the richness in natural landscapes and historical-cultural traditions, Hue is truly a beautiful city and an ideal place for tourism. Most well-known for its historic values. Currently, Hue is known as the Festival City of Vietnam, first held in 2000 and held every two years.
Perfume River - Ngu Mountain is considered a symbol of the romantic nature of Hue. Besides, the outstanding potential of Hue is also expressed in 300 architectural works of art recognized by UNESCO as human cultural heritage in 1993. These are the system of citadels, palaces, tombs of the Nguyen Kings, royal architecture, folk architecture, pagodas, temples,... Featured in various songs and poems, Thien Mu Pagoda has become an essential part of Hue City. In November 2003, Hue royal court music performance was recognized as a world intangible cultural heritage, contributing to the pride of Hue people.
With many historical sites, specialty products, especially the garden house is a unique feature of Hue such as garden house An Hien, Lac Tinh Vien , Ngoc Son Princess garden, Tỳ Bà Trang, Tinh Gia Vien ... along with the system of hotels, restaurants and other services, the city has become a very attractive tourist center.
Besides visiting ancient monuments and tombs, coming to Hue, you can also have a chance to bath and lying under the sun on the most wildly beautiful beaches in Vietnam. Thuan An and Lang Co beach are among the most wonderful ones, twinkling in sunshine with limpidly blue ocean and white silky sand. Moreover, there are some mineral hot springs available like Thanh Tan in Phong An, Phong Dien; where tourists can totally be relaxed after a long walking day. At the height of 1450 meter; Bach Ma Mountain, 60km southern the city, represents the four-season type of weather of the temperate zone.
Hue has enough charm to keep you staying as long as you can afford the time to visit.