Attractions in Hue

Dong Ba Market

Dong Ba Market is a delightful attraction in one of Vietnam’s most historically important cities. There is no doubt about it, Hué on Vietnam’s Central Coast is one of the most enigmatic destinations on the planet. It is impossible to visit here without feeling the weight of history. The city is completely surrounded with UNESCO […]

Dong Khanh Tomb

The Dong Khanh Tomb is situated near Thuong Hai Village, about 3 miles from Hué city centre. King Dong Khanh was an adopted son of King Tu Duc and was put on the throne by the French colonists. Immediately after his coronation he ordered the construction of a temple inside the tomb of his father, […]

Minh Mang Tomb

Emperor Minh Mạng lived between 25th May 1791 and 20th January 1841. He was born Nguyen Phuc Dam, and also confusingly known as Nguyen Phuc Kieu. These things do get confusing. He was the second emperor of the powerful Nguyen dynasty of Vietnam and held power from 14th February 1820 until his death. He was […]

Tu Duc Tomb

The Tu Duc Tomb one of the strangest places in the country. Emperor Tu Duc enjoyed the longest reign of all the Nguyen Dynasty Monarchs. He ruled for 35 years from 1848 and was worshipped. Despited having in excess of a hundred wives and concubines, he he was unable to father a son. All those […]

Quoc Hoc Hue High School for the Gifted

Quoc Hoc Hue, the Century Old High School in Hué is an attraction of a different kind. This is a school for the gifted, specialising in attracting and nurturing the very best of Vietnamese students. It is one of the top three schools in the entire country and has a reputation that spreads further than […]

Hue Temple of Literature

The astonishing Temple of Literature one of the amazing attractions in Hue sits proudly on the banks of The Perfume River to the west of the Citadel of Ancient Monuments in this unique UNESCO Worth Heritage Site. It is a mere half mile from the famous Linh Mu Pagoda. The Temple of Literature is dedicated […]

Bach Ma National Park

Bạch Mã National Park covers an area of around 55 square miles and is certainly a Hué attraction to consider when visiting Vietnam’s Central Coastal Area. It is a protected area in this popular part of Vietnam’s amazing countryside. It is made up of three distinct zones: the first is a strictly protected core, the […]

Tomb of Khai Dinh

The Tomb of Khai Dinh is one of the Hué Attractions that miss out on seeing. It’s location in the Chau Chu Mountain near the city of Hué in Vietnam, makes it somewhat hidden. Built for the Emperor Nguyen Khai Dịnh, it dates back to between 1920 to 1931 the 11 years period that it […]

Imperial City

The Imperial City of Hué in Central Vietnam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important attractions of Hué and indeed the whole country. Hué is a popular tourist attraction on Vietnam’s Central Coast. The city stands proudly on the banks of The Perfumed River. The water from the river is […]

Thien Mu Pagoda, Vietnam’s tallest

The Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the most important of Hué attractions. It is a Buddhist temple and a cultural icon . This historic temples to be found in the city of Hué and is the tallest religious building in Vietnam. It is built in the classic style having seven storeys. Thien Mu Pagoda is the […]

The Perfume River

The Perfume River is undoubtedly one of best of attractions in Hué. This delightful river flows through the city and was once a major trading route. The Perfume River has two different sources, both of which begin in the Day Truong Son Mountains. They meet at Bang Lang Fork. The left tributary is called Ta Trach. This originates in […]

Complex of Hue Monuments

The Complex of Hue Monuments in Hué is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the most important of all Hué attractions. Hué was the capital of unified Vietnam in 1802. It was not only the political but also the cultural and religious centre of life under the Nguyen Dynasty. This remained so until the […]