Places to see

Keo pagoda

In the morning of October 4th, People’s Committee of Vu Thu district (Thai Binh province) organized a press conference about the organization plan of Keo Pagoda Festival 2016. It is one of two typical relics in Thai Binh province which are recognized as special national monuments. >>Gia Long Tomb >>Khai Dinh tomb The time of

Gia Long Tomb

About 14km South of Hue, the tomb does not only host King Gia Long but also contains a large group of tombs for the King’s family and relatives. >>Nam Giao Esplanade >>Dong Ba market Location of Gia Long Tomb Gia Long tomb is a bit further away from Hue downtown area. One can go by

Khai Dinh tomb

Though the smallest, Khai Dinh tomb is the most costly and recent compared with other Nguyen royal tombs. >>Hue Imperial Citadel >>Hue Temple of Literature Location and history of Khai Dinh tomb After his ascendancy to throne in 1916, Emperor Khai Dinh chose the slope of Chau Chu (Chau E) Mountain, which is 10km from

Minh Mang tomb

Touted as the most majestic of all royal tombs, Minh Mang Tomb is a complex of 40 sites. >>Tu Duc tomb >>Thien Mu pagoda Location and history of Minh Mang tomb Minh Mang Tomb is in Huong Tho Commune, Huong Tra District, on the west bank of Perfume River and about 12km south of Hue

Tu Duc tomb

A glance at the tomb can create the illusion of a park, packed with frangipani trees and grove of pines. >>Bach Ma National Park >>Japanese Bridge (Chua Cau) Location and history of Tu Duc tomb Located in a narrow valley in Duong Xuan Thuong Village, 8km from Hue City, Tu Duc Tomb is considered as

Thien Mu pagoda

If Hanoi has One-pillar pagoda, Hue is renowned for its Thien Mu pagoda. The architecture, location and history makes Thien Mu pagoda among the top attractions to see in Hue. >>Dong Ba market >>Vong Canh Hill Location and history of Thien Mu pagoda The pagoda is located at the end of Kim Long Road, in

Hue Imperial Citadel

Famously being one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Imperial City of Hue has long been a must-see attraction for tourists visiting a hidden charm of Vietnam. >>Hue Temple of Literature >>Nam Giao Esplanade Hue Imperial Citadel Famously being one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Imperial City of Hue has

Hue Temple of Literature

In Hue, the old capital of Vietnam, the Temple of Literature (so-called Van Mieu Hue or Van Thanh) majestically lies on the bank of Perfume River, to the west of the Citadel, just 1km from prestigious Linh Mu pagoda. >>Vong Canh Hill >>Bach Ma National Park Temple of Literature is dedicated to memorising and worshiping

Nam Giao Esplanade

Emperors under feudalism oftern regarded themselves as “thien tu” – the sons of Heaven. Hence, to express their respect to Father God, they often held annual offering ceremonies to worship. That’s why Nam Giao Esplanade was built by King Gia Long after being crowned, in Duong Xuan Village, south of Hue City. >>Japanese Bridge (Chua

Dong Ba market

Dong Ba Market is the biggest commercial center of Thua Thien – Hue province and the adjacent regions >>Fujian Assembly Hall >>The Chinese Assembly Halls Location and history of Dong Ba Market Dong Ba is the biggest commercial center of Thua Thien Hue Province and the adjacent regions. It stands along the north bank of