Hue

Dong Ba market is situated along the northern bank of Huong river, Tran Hung Dao, Hue city.
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The Imperial City at Hue is the best-preserved remnant of a vast citidel.
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Khai Dinh tomb belongs to Thuy Bang, Huong Thuy, Thua Thien-Hue.
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Lang Co Beach is more than just a pitstop between Da Nang (30 kilometers) and Hue (70 kilometers).
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Minh Mang tomb is a standard architectural complex consisting of 40 big and small.
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Perfume River Emotion is Hue's first travel service provider that provide overnight boat service on Perfume River.
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Thien Mu Pagoda is situated at the end of Kim Long Road in Huong Long Ward on the northern bank of famous Huong River.
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Tu Duc Tombs was built between 1864 and 1867.
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Hue Imperial City is a walled fortress and palace in the city of Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam.
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Hue Garden Houses are a unique feature of Hue.
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Hue overview

Hue is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a city located in central Vietnam, with one of the highest concentrations of Vietnamese historical monuments, as well as being extremely peaceful and lyrical.

Visit Hue to learn more about Vietnam’s history. The people here are pleasant and friendly, their voices are soft, and everything puts you at ease.

Best time to travel to Hue

The best time to visit this historical city is during the dry season from February to August when the temperature range from 20 to 25 degrees Celsius.

How to travel to Hue?

If you arrive in Danang or Hoi An, you should not miss a chance to visit Hue because both of these cities are located close to this vast province.

Getting to Hue from Danang or Hoi An is also extremely convenient, it takes about three hours by bus from Danang and roughly 3.5 hours from Hoi An. There are many different local buses that travel from Danang and Hoi An to Hue, they are reasonable and the roads are good for transfers.

Attractions and Things to do in Hue

Hue is a charming town that one can easily explore on foot or by bike. Located along the Perfume River, the location is ideal because you can take many side trips near the city. The official symbol of the city is the Thien Mu Pagoda, a 7-story Buddhist temple, along with a stone turtle created in 1715. The Tombs of the Ancient Emperors should also not be missed, with carvings to honor them and tell the stories of Buddhist legends.

If you want to listen to monks chanting, you can also visit another famous site, the Tu Hieu Pagoda, where over 70 monks live.

When you get to Hue, you will have a variety of tourist activities to choose from, including cultural sightseeing and a boat ride on the Perfume River, which is still regarded as Vietnam’s most lyrical and beautiful river, with many songs and poetry written about it, it is also the city’s spirit.

Following a boat ride on the Perfume River, you should explore the important historical attractions of this area, including the tombs of Vietnamese rulers such as:

Gia Long King Tomb: Built between 1814 and 1820, this is a massive tomb complex with an area of around 11.234.40m2. The mausoleum is surrounded by 42 mountains, ranging in size from small to enormous. The Gia Long royal tomb was built along the Perfume River, where the weather is cool all year. It was created to be a perfect balance of nature and architecture.

Minh Mang King Tomb: This tomb is located atop Cam Khe mountain in Hue’s city, about 12 kilometers away. This is the second king of the Nguyen dynasty to reign in Hue.

Tu Duc King Tomb: This tomb is considered as one of the most exquisite examples of Nguyen dynasty architecture. It’s in Huong Ba hamlet, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city, under a valley.

Khai Dinh King Tomb: the Nguyen dynasty’s 12th monarch, is located atop Chau Chu mountain, Thuy Bang commune, Huong Thuy district, Hue city. The tomb of King Khai Dinh is located 10 kilometers southwest of the city center. This is a one-of-a-kind edifice that was created by combining elements from the West and the East. Although this mausoleum is smaller than others, it was constructed with great skill and care during a ten-year period from 1920 to 1930.

Hue’s most famous foods

The special local foods in Hue include Com Hen (rice with mussels), Bun Bo Hue (vermicelli and beef or noodles with beef), and Rice Spaghetti (cooked with shrimp, crab, or meat)……

Following your meal, take a walk around this old city to inspect and capture the most gorgeous shot at Trang Tien Bridge…..Also, be sure to try out the candy which is made of sesame seeds.