Hue has long acquired the reputation for palaces, tombs, temples, and many other ancient architectures that are well-preserved until now. Recently, Hue has appeared in many music videos and movies demonstrating its irresistible attraction.
Truong Tien Bridge spanning through the Perfume River (Huong River) becomes the iconic symbol of Hue City. Perfume River divides the city into two southern and northern banks. The North is home to the Imperial City, the South is home to the administrative offices.
Situated on the northern bank of Huong River, the Imperial City of Hue was built based on the Western and Eastern architecture.
Although the Imperial City of Hue is not as majestic as Tu Cam Thanh (the Forbidden City) in China, it boasts magnificent landscape impressing anyone stepping on.
The Tomb of Minh Mang is one of the largest ones in Hue. It is the final resting place of one of the Nguyen Dynasty’s staunchest Confucians, whose reign represents the apex of Nguyen power over the country, according to Bao Moi.
The peaceful atmosphere along with and harmonious arrangement of architectures create impeccably stunning scenery.
As the Buddhist capital of Vietnam, Hue is home to more than 300 pagodas, of which the most well-known one is Thien Mu Pagoda. This is not only a unique architecture but also a special historical, cultural, and spiritual place.
Traveling Hue, tourists also have the opportunity to explore other destinations such as An Dinh Palace, Dan Te Nam Giao, ancient garden houses scattering in the city, etc.
In addition to palaces and tombs, there is a wide range of lagoons, beaches, forests in Hue City notably Thuan An Beach and Tam Giang Lagoon. Thuan An is a crystal-clear beach located away 15km from the city center. Meanwhile, Tam Giang Lagoon is the largest lagoon in Southeast Asia with the stunning natural landscape will certainly take the visitors’ breath away.
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