Top 8 Must-See Attractions in Hue, Vietnam
Hue is located in the center of Vietnam. This is the center of culture, tourism and Festival city of Vietnam. Hue is also the last feudal capital of Vietnam, so it has a long history and culture and a complex of historical relics recognized by the world.In addition, this place also has many extremely beautiful landscapes. In this article, Truong Sa Tourist will introduce to you places that you must definitely visit once when coming to this poetic city.
Places you should not miss when coming to Hue
1. Hue Imperial Citadel
Located on the banks of the Perfume River, Hue Imperial Citadel is one of the relics belonging to the Hue Monuments complex recognized as a World Cultural Heritage and still retains many special marks. The beauty of the Nguyen Dynasty's feudal royal court hundreds of years ago. It is the royal residence of the Nguyen Dynasty. The most famous works in the Imperial Citadel include Thai Hoa Palace, Ngo Mon Gate, Dien Tho Palace and The Mieu Temple.
2. Tu Duc Tomb
Tu Duc Tomb, one of the four largest and most beautiful tombs in the ancient capital of Hue, is recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. Tu Duc Tomb was built in 1864. The architecture of Tu Duc Tomb is considered the most beautiful in the system of tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty kings. There are nearly 50 works in the Tu Duc mausoleum area on both sides of the palace and mausoleum, including: Vu Khiem Gate, Khiem Cung Mon, Luong Khiem Palace... In particular, the names of these works all have the word "Khiem". - carries the meaning of reverence and humility - one of the virtues highly appreciated by Confucian scholars at that time.
3. Khai Dinh Tomb
Khai Dinh Tomb was built in 1920. Although it is the palace with the smallest area, it is the palace that takes the most time to complete as well as the most effort and money. Khai Dinh Tomb has a mixed style between Europe and Asia. When you step inside, you will be overwhelmed by its splendor and meticulousness.
4. Thien Mu Pagoda
Known as the most beautiful pagoda in Hue. This is one of the oldest pagodas in Hue. Thien Mu Pagoda has ancient architecture, located on a hill overlooking the Perfume River, looking very peaceful and poetic. The highlight of Thien Mu Pagoda is Phuoc Duyen Tower. The tower was built in front of the pagoda with a height of 21m and 7 floors. Each floor has a Buddha statue, the top floor has a golden Buddha statue. Phuoc Duyen Tower is an essential architectural work of Thien Mu Pagoda, we can see it from afar.
5.Lang Co Bay
Lang Co bay is in the top 30 most beautiful bays in the world. Lang Co bay has a long white sand beach and clear blue sea water, a great destination for relaxing and swimming, especially enjoying fresh seafood and local specialties here.
6. Bach Ma eco-tourism area
This is a large tropical forest with many rare flora and fauna species. Bach Ma eco-tourism area has many walking paths and trails to explore. There are also many recreational and sports activities such as mountain climbing, forest exploration, fishing and stream bathing.
7. Dong Ba Market
Dong Ba Hue Market is the most famous traditional market in the ancient capital. Coming here, you will be able to freely enjoy Hue's diverse cuisine as well as choose souvenirs for your trip.
8. Xuan Thuy incense village
Thuy Xuan Hue incense village is the largest incense village in Hue, famous for its profession of making incense for hundreds of years. Visiting the incense village, you will certainly be attracted by the colorful incense bouquets. You will learn about the incense-making techniques of the artisans and have the opportunity to make your own incense sticks.
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