WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HUE CITY IN VIETNAM

HUE

OVERVIEW

Hue City has a thickness of more than 1000 years of development, with strong interference of many cultures such as Chinese Confucianism; French culture; Vietnamese culture. The local people always attracted foreign tourists with their calm temperament; gentle voices with a little shyness, inherent sincerity, simplicity and hospitality. ... Read more
This city was the magnificent capital of Vietnam under the Tay Son and Nguyen dynasties - the last feudal dynasty of Vietnam. As a result, it still retains the mark of the clearest feudal period in Vietnam with many famous landscapes, historic sites, and famous cultural and spiritual destinations. There, you are not only "in love" because of the scenery but also the food and people.    

Hue city                       
Hue beef noodle is the typical food of this city - Source: Ricekitchen

I - Where is Hue in Vietnam

The total natural area of this city is 71,68 km2, population density is 225 people/km2. The population statistics as of 2019 are 563.397 people. As of December 6, 2019, the GRDP reaches over $ 2.150/person and is expected to continue to increase in the coming 2021. 

Where is Hue in Vietnam
Dragon boat on Huong river - Source: Internet
Hue City, located in the central region of Vietnam, is the capital city in Thua Thien Hue province. In 1307, it was taken over by King Tran Anh Tong and renamed Chau Thuan and Chau Hoa. In 1626, Lord Nguyen Phuc Son moved his palace to Phuoc Yen Village (now Phuc An). Until the French colonial period, “Hue” was a folk name to refer to the old Citadel. It was not until 1899 that King Thanh Thai issued an order to establish Hue town known as Hue city nowadays.

II - The best time to visit Hue in Vietnam

The typical climate in this city is tropical monsoon, includes two distinct seasons: the rainy season – the dry season and spring from January to February every year. The average annual temperature here is not too high, only about 25 o C. The most appropriate time to visit this ancient capital is from July to September of each calendar year. Because the Hue weather is cool at this time, it is suitable for sightseeing activities.

III - How to get to Hue Vietnam?

Best time to visit Hue
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In this city, the airport, bus station and transportation infrastructure are upgraded and maintained periodically, so it can meet the travel needs of tourists and people. Travelling from big cities such as Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh city, Hanoi, Da Nang, ... to Hue is very simple with flexible means and time. Specifically, the method of migration is as follows:
- From Hoi An to Hue
- From Ho Chi Minh to Hue
- From Hanoi to Hue
- From Danang to Hue
Hue in Vietnam is the land of "Land of the Spirit" where cultural values, historical values, traditional values ​​and moral values ​​are fully converged. You will not only experience interesting outdoor activities, explore the ancient architectural space, enjoy delicious Hue food but also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the jubilant festival atmosphere of Hue ancient capital.
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Airport: Phu Bai International Airport
Timezone: UTC+7
Population:
563,3 million
Area:
71,68 km 2 km2
Map: Search Google Map
Time in Hue: 7 pm
Time: 02:47 PM
Markets in Hue title
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Jack Young

HUE “HUE MARKETS”

Top markets in Hue such as Dong Ba market, To Hien Thanh market, Nguyen Dinh Chieu night market, Tay Loc market, Xep market,... are the best points of interest for a shopping trip or a night street food party ...Read more
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Thien Mu pagoda
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Vo Thanh

HUE “THIEN MU PAGODA”

Thien Mu Pagoda also known as Linh Mu pagoda or Pagoda of the Celestial Lady is a famous religious spot in Hue. Existed for more than 400 years, the pagoda has experienced several ups and downs along with the history of Hue. It is also famous for being a symbol associated with Hue. ...Read more
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Khai Dinh Tomb
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Tran Trung Hieu

HUE “KHAI DINH TOMB”

The royal tomb of Khai Dinh King is also renowned as Ung Mausoleum. This is a place where Emperor Khai Dinh – Nguyen Dynasty’s 12th emperor in the final feudal dynasty of Vietnam (lasted from 1802-1945) – was buried. This is one of the most impressive historic constructions remaining in Hue. ...Read more
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tu duc tomb
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HUE “TU DUC TOMB”

Emperor Tu Duc Tomb, also known as Khiem Mausoleum, is the tomb of Emperor Tu Duc (1829-1883), the fourth king of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam's last feudal dynasty. UNESCO designated this mausoleum as a World Cultural Heritage site in 1993. ...Read more
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beaches in hue
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HUE “HUE BEACHES ”

Hue is a well-known destination in central Vietnam for its cultural & historical attractions and charming beaches. The most beautiful beaches in Hue are Lang Co beach, Thuan An beach, Canh Duong beach, Vinh Thanh beach,... ...Read more
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Lang Co Beach Vietnam
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HUE “LANG CO BEACH”

Lang Co Beach is located in Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province, 65km from Hue City Center and 30km from Danang City Center. Every year, it welcomes millions of tourists because of its charming beauty. ...Read more
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Hue Imperial City title
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HUE “HUE IMPERIAL CITY”

Hue Vietnam has long been known not only for its peacefulness and poetic romance, but also the historical values that it contains. Right in the center of Hue city lies Hue Imperial City (the citadel), which used to be the royal court of the Nguyen Dynasty in Vietnam. The Imperial City is a unique and ancient architecture that you definitely cannot miss when coming to Hue Ancient Capital! ...Read more
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Dong Ba market
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HUE “DONG BA MARKET”

Hue is a poetic land, marked by symbolic places such as the Truong Tien Bridge, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the Huong River. Also, there is a very worth-seeing place which is the Dong Ba Market. If you arrive here without knowing what to eat or buy, you can simply walk around the market and have a wealth of memorable experiences. ...Read more
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