Hue city is an ideal destination for travelling visiting Vietnam. Here, a lot of historical sites being recognized as world heritage by UNESCO are waiting for your exploration.
Bellows are some tourist attractions in Hue:
- Hue imperial citadel
Located in Thuan Thanh District, Hue citadel is comprised of Hoang Thanh (Royal Citadel) and Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden Citadel)
Hue citadel was constructed in the 19th century with unique architectural structure. It was the palace of 13 Nguyen Kings with the first Gia Long King and the last King Bao Dai. Being a part of Hue ancient capital, the citadel was recognized as world cultural heritage in 1993 by UNESCO. If you have chance to visit Hue city, you should go to Hue citadel.
- Khai Dinh Mausoleum
Khai Dinh Mausoleum is tomb of Khai Dinh King (1885-1925), the 12th king of Nguyen dynasty. When the King officially reigned the whole country in 1916, he had many palaces and tombs built. One of the prominent constructions is Khai Dinh mausoleum. It is the perfect combination of Western and Eastern architecture.
- Tu Duc Mausoleum
The mausoleum is located in Thuong Ba village, Thuy Xuan ward, Hue city. with sophisticated structure surrounded by picturesque landscape, it is one of the most beautiful mausoleums of Nguyen royals.
- Minh Mang Mausoleum
The mausoleum was constructed in 1840 and completed in 1843. It has spectacular architecture. In addition, there is space for art, literature and philosophy purpose. Nowadays, the mausoleum attracts thousands of tourists come to visit.
- Thien Mu pagoda
Thien Mu pagoda, also known as Linh Mu pagoda, is located in Ta Khe hill by Perfume river. It was built in 1601. The pagoda impresses tourists with its ancient and magnificent beauty. Especially, when boating on Huong river, you can find the pagoda so lovely.
- Royal Fine art museum
The museum reflects the daily life of local people under Nguyen dynasty. At present, there are more than 300 items on displayed. These include clothes and golden furniture. Visiting the museum, tourists can also have chance to see many unique ceramics made in China under the request of Nguyen kings.
In addition the above mentioned sites, there are many other places for you to visit such as Bach Ma mountain, Lang Co beach, Thanh Tan hot waterfall, Truc Lam monastery.