Hue


Hue
Hue city belongs to Thua Thien - Hue Province. Hue tourism is one of three major tourist regions in Vietnam. Currently, Hue city is a center of many aspects in the Central of Vietnam such as culture, politic, education, medical, tourism, science,… Hue also has lots of relics, among of them were recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO. Cultural relics, unique architectural works, Nguyen dynasty monument complexes including palaces, temples, citedals, shrines, tombs, pagodas, churches,…still keep their majestic, ancient and dignified characters. The tomb of King Nguyen, Thien Mu pagoda or Hue Citadel will give visitors lots of unforgettable emotions. Traditional rural festivals, religious festivals, folk and royal art forms are handed down. All Hue dishes show combination between tastes and beauty to create a distinctive enjoyment style, a special feature of Hue. Every visitors coming to Hue want to enjoy specialties savour here such as Bún Bò Hue, cơm hến, chè or tea of lotus,… Traditional handicraft products of various genres and materials are sophisticated artworks. Nón lá bài thơ (conical leaves hat) contains...
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Things to see in Hue

Hue City

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...

Thien Mu pagoda

Thien Mu pagoda is one of the oldest and most attractive religious sites in Hue city. With beautiful architecture and ancient pagoda, it becomes as a tourist attraction for both domestic and foreign visitors. Thien Mu Pagoda (also known as Linh Mu Pagoda) is located in Ha Khe Hill, on the northern bank of the Parfume River, Kim Long Ward. It’s about 5 km to the west of Hue city center. It was in 1601 that the pagoda was built following the decision of Lord Nguyen Hoan. As tourists approach the pagoda, what seizes their attention first is the seven-storey octagonal tower named Phuo...

Perfume River

Perfume River which is a large river flowing through the heart of Hue City is famous for its poetic beauty. It also has a lot of names such as: Lo Dung, Linh, Dinh, Kim Tra, Huong. Perfume or Huong River is around 80 kilometers long, and owes its name to the fact that it flows through many forests of aromatic plants before reaching Hue, bringing with it a pure and fresh aroma.  The Perfume River has two sources, both of which begin in the Truong Son Mountain range and meet at Bang Lang Fork. The Ta Trach (Left Tributary) originates in the Truong Dong Mountains and flows northwest to...

Imperial Citadel

The Imperial City of Hue which has long been a must-see attraction for tourists visiting a hidden charm of Vietnam and being being one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Hue Citadel is located on the north bank of the Perfume River and belongs to the city of Hue city, Thua Thien Hue province which was a capital city of the Nguyen Dynasty for 140 years date back from 1805 until 1945. Hue Citadel was built according to the western architecture and an ingenious combination with ramparts oriental architecture. Hue Citadel - the whole architecture of Hue Imperial City is built...

Hon Chen temple

Hon Chen temple is located on Ngoc Tran Mountain, Ngoc Ho Village, Huong Ho Ward, Huong Tra Town, Thua Thien Hue Province. Hon Chen Temple worships the goddess Po Nagar (Goddess Mother of the region) of the Cham people. This is a collection of relics of about 10 different architectural works which are located in the middle of the mountain side Ngoc Tran, facing the Huong River, hidden under the tall trees. The entire area is not so large: the main architecture is Minh Kien Dai located in the middle; On the right is Quan Cu, Trinh Cat Institute, Thanh Pagoda; On the left is Ngu Hanh Palac...

Tu Duc tomb

Tu Duc Tomb, also known as Khiem Lang, is a historical relic in the imperial capital of Hue, the burial place of the Nguyen Emperor Tu Duc (Nguyen Phuc Hong Nham). Tu Duc Tomb is one of the most beautiful buildings of the Nguyen Dynasty. Mausoleum is located in a narrow valley of Duong Xuan Thuong village, Cu Chanh (now is Thuong Ba village, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city). Overall view of Tu Duc Tomb is as a large park. Here, the streams flow and the birds sing during the year. The element that is fully respected in Tu Duc Tomb is the harmony of the lines. It looks like the illusion of a sceni...

Khai Dinh tomb

Khai Dinh Tomb, also known as Ung Lang, is the tomb of King Khai Dinh (1885-1925), the 12th king of the Nguyen Dynasty, located on the Chau Chuc Mountain, now is in Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy Town, Hue city. Step into the tomb of Khai Dinh is a majestic gate with 37 steps which carved very large dragon statues. The pillars of gate built according to shaped-tower were influenced by Hinduism. This is also the result of East-West cultural interference: a balanced combination between wood, land, water and plants. Overall, it’s an emerging rectangular structure with 127 steps, leaning aga...

Minh Mang tomb

Minh Mang Tomb belongs to Cam Ke Mountain Region, Huong Tho Commune, Huong Tra Town, Thua Thien Hue Province. This majestic tomb is renowned for its architecture and sublime forest setting. The tomb was planned during Minh Mang’s reign (1820–40) but built by his successor, Thieu Tri. Minh Mang Tomb is an overall architecture consists of 40 large and small works. Minh Mang Tomb is magnificent but very harmony between architecture and nature. The works are distributed on three major axis that are parallel to each other. Apart from this gate at the center, there are 2 other gates:...

DongBa market

DongBa Market is located along the north bank of the Huong River, on Tran Hung Dao Street, Hue City, about 100 meters north of Truong Tien Bridge. Dong Ba Market is the largest commercial center of Thua Thien - Hue province and the area. When visiting Dong Ba Market, tourists can easily spot the old bell tower standing proudly amidst the complex of buildings. With nine new buildings and four new sections ranging from seafood to clothes, the market reaches an area of up to 16,000 m2. These exquisite material culture of Thua Thien - Hue which has been retained so far can be found in Dong Ba m...

Lang Co beach

Lang Co beach is about 10km in length, located in Lang Co Town, Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province, next to National Highway 1A, near Hai Van Pass. Lang Co is the 30th member of Club "The most beautiful beach-bays in the world" in June 2009. Lang Co beach is an ideal place for those who love the sea. Located on the central coastal land with many famous beautiful beaches, Lang Co with calm beach, white sand, clear blue sea and average temperature of about 25℃ in the summer, is an attractive destination for tourists. It is an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists...

Bach Ma National Park

Bach Ma National Park is a national park in Thua Thien-Hue province, 40 km from Hue city. Bach Ma National Park is a destination attracting many visitors, especially foreign tourists loving exploration. The scenery is wild, peaceful, the cloudy days are very beautiful. It was established in 1991, with a total area of 37,000 hectares. The fauna of Bach Ma has 931 species including 83 species of animals, 333 species of birds, 31 species of reptiles, 21 species of amphibians, 39 species of fish, 218 species of butterflies, 178 species of leaf-eating insects, 28 species termination There are rar...

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