The hidden beauty of ancient Hue city was revealed in 10+ photographs.

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Gate of Hue Citadel. The citadel of Hue was built by King Gia Long in 1805

Hue, located in central Vietnam, is known as a poetic and romantic city. It was the capital city of the Nguyen emperors of Dang Trong, Tay Son, and Nguyen dynasties. Hue has many cultural and historical values, as well as remnants of the feudal era. Hue has many beautiful spots, but it is most interesting because of its cultural heritage. Hue’s spirit and distinct character are the results of a meeting of cultural quintessence.

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The gentle Huong River flows through and makes the city of Hue

Despite its turbulent history, Hue enchants visitors with its elegance, peace, and romantic beauty. Hue’s values were the first in Vietnam to be designated as a World Heritage site in 1993. With its new identity as The Festival City, Hue is now a popular destination for both domestic and international tourists.

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From Ngo Mon Gate looking at the Imperial City; The far as the Thai Hoa Palace

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The gate of Hue Citadel. The citadel of Hue was built by King Gia Long in 1805
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Quiet, peaceful of Hue

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Ngo Mon Gate in the sunset
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Festival Hue is very majestic, brilliant color takes place every 2 years

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The street vendor in the evening
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Bao Vinh ancient town viewed from the Huong River (also know as Perfume River)

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Fishing on the river

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Truong Tien Bridge, the first bridge over the Perfume River, was built in 1897, a charm of Hue

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Thanh Toan Tile Bridge (Located in Thuy Thanh commune, Huong Thuy district, 8km from Hue city to the southeast). This is a special architecture has been ranked as a national relic.

Further information

+ Hue, the capital of Thua Thien – Hue province, is located on a national road approximately 654 kilometers from Hanoi and 1,065 kilometers from HCMC.

+ Visitors to Hue can arrive by train, car, or plane. Hue is also served by passenger cars and trains. Vietnam Airlines flies from Hanoi/HCMC to Hue, while Jetstar Pacific flies from HCMC to Hue. Train stations are located throughout the city, and Phu Bai airport is approximately 10 kilometers away.

+ Dai Noi (Imperial Palace), Imperial City, vestiges such as Bach Dang Ancient Quarter, Chi Lang, Buddhist works of architecture, garden houses, traditional villages, and Dong Ba market are among the many beautiful attractions in Hue. You can also go sightseeing on the Perfume River to villages and lagoons, or visit the tombs of Gia Long, Minh Mang, and Tu Duc.

+ You can listen to Hue folk music on the Perfume River (with tours) or court music at Dai Noi’s Duyet Thi Duong theater.

+ Hue’s specialties include sesame candy, court tea, Minh Mang wine, soaked eggplant, and shrimp paste.

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