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Top 5 tourist attractions in Hue

Thanks to the richness of culture and history as well as romance, gentleness, Hue has been one of the attractive tourist destination for a thousands of Vietnamese people as well as foreign tourists. To have more in-depth understanding about Hue’s culture here is top 5 tourist attractions anyone should visit: Indochina holidays

Hue Imperial Citadel

Located on the Huong River’s bank, the Imperial Citadel is one of the most famous attractions in VietNam. The 2-century Imperial Citadel was the political and economic center of Nguyen Dynasty as well as a place for the royal family and heir eunuch servant . With over 100 works of art, it is a symbol of naturally hanious combination between Eastern and Western architecture within a romantic framework. For years of war, Hue Imperial Citadel has been still the invaluable possession of the nation, the fruit of Vietnamese labor and the ideal tourism destination for anyone intending to explore the Central Vietnam’s culture and history; it became one of the UNESCO Heritage Sites in Vietnam in 1993.

Hue Imperial Citadel- the symbol of Nguyen Dynasty architecture in Vietnam

Hue Imperial Citadel- the symbol of Nguyen Dynasty architecture in Vietnam-source:

Thien Mu Pagoda

Hue is a great attraction gathering a variety of well-known pagodas; the most ancient and beautiful pagoda in Hue is perhaps Thien Mu. Around 5km from the west of the City, tourists can visit this Ha Khe Hill-located and 1601-built Pagoda.  The architecture, location and history makes Thien Mu pagoda among the top attractions to see in Hue. Whenever tourists set their foot in the old pagoda, certainly they not only feel indisturbed in their minds, but are moved and fired by its poetical nature, the impressive the seven-storey octagonal tower named Phuoc Duyen Tower (formerly Tu Nhan Tower) and fragrant incense smoke filling the air there all day long, which is a great inspiration source for Vietnamese poets. Despite wars and difficulties, the pagoda still keeps its own majesty and tranquility.

Thien Mu Pagoda- the most ancient one in Hue

Thien Mu Pagoda- the most ancient one in Hue-source: http://chuanoitieng.com/

Perfume River

Perfume River is the most romantic and poetic river crossing the central city of Hue; it becomes symbol forever. The tourists would not feel the real romance of Hue without a boat excursion on the gentle Perfume River to hear sweet Hue folk songs. With the length of around 80 km, the river flows through a series of top tourist attractions in Hue including: Da Vien, Phu Xuan, and Truong Tien Bridges, the Tomb of Minh Mang, Hon Chen Shrine, Thien Mu Pagoda.

Perfume River- the most gentle river in Vietnam

Perfume River- the most gentle river in Vietnam-source: http://static.panoramio.com/

Lang Co Beach

Around 70km from this City to the south, Lang Co beach is an ideal tourist destination , it was selected as the most beautiful beach in the world by WordBays. Lang Co gathers a variety of tourism materials which can bewitch the tourists such as: picturesque mountain sceneries, long coastline and gradually slopping, white sand banks and azure seawater. Furthermore, it is located near many other attractions including the former capital, Hoi An Ancient Town, Mỹ Sơn Holy land – a masterpiece of Cham architecture, so it is easy for tourists to explore the Central Vietnam’s beauty. Centre Vietnam travel tours

 Lang Co Beach- an ideal place gathering picturesque mountain

Lang Co Beach- an ideal place gathering picturesque mountain and sea landscapes-source: https://antontruongthang.files.wordpress.com/

Ngu Binh Moutain

Far 4 kilometers from this City to the South, Ngu Binh Mountain is always on the list of the most unique and well-known attractions. It is described as a a eagle spreading fully its swings. While Perfume River is so gentle, Ngu Binh Moutain seems to be very grandiose to protect the river, so they are like a perfect couple that makes a stunning landscape. Looking down from the top of the mountain, tourists can contemplate the totally natural beauty of Hue City and be sunk in peace.

 Ngu Binh Mountain- the greatest love of Perfume River

Ngu Binh Mountain- the greatest love of Perfume River-source: http://dulich24.com.vn/

For many years, This place is not only well-known for the violet ao dai-wearing girls, but also the romance and peace from Perfume River, Ngu Binh Mount, Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial City and Lang Co beach. That natural combination from them have created here, a destination every tourist never forgets.

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