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HUE

Overview

Known widely as the former royal capital in the 19th century, Hue, a UNESCO site since 1994, reflects the olden days’ delicacy and conservation with valuable vestiges from the last feudal dynasty, ancient relics, archeological traces and a romantic, slow-paced atmosphere. Despite being only 2 hours from the sunny beaches and lively quarters of Danang and Hoian, Hue is still quite unalike, with a special tranquil ambience that requires more time to intermingle with the elegant locals, to taste their plentiful dishes, to contemplate royal food décor and admire royal heritage ornaments, or just to bike through quiet gardens and villages. For the Vietnamese, Hue is also known as the homeland of beloved musicians and artists, whose artistic masterpieces are found everywhere in the city.

Food & Drink

Hue attracts many visitors not only for its imperial legacy with Vietnamese royal achitectures but also the peaceful ambience with leafy streets and art deco mansions, and the capivating local cuisines rooted in the royal dishes. Each dish here has its own characteristics, with sophisticated processes and a variety in ingredients which create unique flavors you cannot find anywhere else. A few must-try typical dishes from Hue are listed below.

Travel Guide

Thinking of Hue, people often mention about time-worn palaces and temples of the ancient emperors which they wish to see least once, the vivid evidence of the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam. Though, the peaceful nature and slow pace of life here also attract numerous tourists every year. Let check a few advices below before travelling to Hue!

Activities

Our pick: Spend a couple of days exploring complex of monuments and Kings’ tombs, old palace and Hue Antique Museum. Take a boat trip on Perfume River and enjoy hot sping spa in rural area.

biking and boat

Slow biking inside city and nearby villages, join a boat trip on the Perfumed river.

Historical tours

 Hub for heading North to the historical sites and war relics at DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) during the Vietnam War.

Natural Sites

Hub for heading North to Phong Nha or Son Doong, the incredible longest cave in the world famous in blockbuster Kong Skull Island.

Theme Tours

Stree food tasting, culinary tours, Ao Dai performance and wildlife discovery in Bach Ma national park.

Recommended Tours

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