Hien Lam Pavilion

hue city tour

The Vietnamese aesthetic researchers state that “In the citadel the mots striking thing… is Hien Lam pavilion, a beautiful construction with 3 layers and 12 roofs”. Hien Lam pavilion was built at  the same time with the temple (1821 – 1822) during Minh Mang’s reign. Hien Lam pavilion was constructed right in front of the […]

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Royal Enclosure And Forbidden Purple City

hue day trip from da nang

Hue Citadel and Imperial City Hue was the capital of Vietnam in Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945). They ruled the country in 143 years and The Royal Enclosure and Forbidden Purple (called royal Palace or Imperial city) was commenced in summer 1804 under the management and direct care of  the 2 great mandarins from Nguyen family. Royal […]

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Hue Citadel

hue private tour

The citadel (the outer wall) of Hue at present at was built during Gia Long’s and Minh Mang’s reign, from summer 1805 – 1832. Formerly, is was the capital of the southern Land of the Nguyen Lord (1687 – 1775), and then the capital of the whole country in Quang Trung’s time (1788 – 1891). […]

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Tile-Roofed Thanh Toan Bridge

cau ngoi thanh toan

The tile-roofed Thanh Toan Bridge crosses a canal flowing  from he beginning to the end of Thanh Toan village (In Thieu Tri’s time 1841 – 1847, for being a name sake with the Eperor, it was renameed Thanh Thuy ), Thuy Thanh Commune, Huong Thuy  district  at present. The village is about 8km from Hue […]

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Bach Ma Mount

Bach ma mount (1)

Bach Ma Mount Bach Ma (White Horse) Mount is 60 km south of Hue city. Through  having no caves, it is a famous resort. It is about 1,450m above sea level in a transition zone of the northern and southern climate, so it bears a temperate climate, similar to sapa, Tam Dao, Da Lat, etc. […]

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Thien An Hill

Thien an hill

Thien An Hill Thien An pine hill lies south-west of Hue c ity and is a wonderful gift of Nature endowed to the poetic old capital city. Not far away from the center of Hue city is green pine hill assembling together creating a peaceful atmosphere for Thien An. Day and night, the pine trees […]

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Ngu Binh Mount

Nui Ngu Binh Hue

Ngu Binh Mount The Annal “Dai Nam Nhat Thong Chi” by the History Department of the Nguyen Dynasty wrote about Ngu Binh Mount as flollows: “In the North-East of Huong Thuy emerges an even surface serving as a screen, a first bar in front of the ciradel. It was called Nui Bang (Even Mount) ans […]

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The Perfume River

song huong hue tour

The Perfume River The Perfume River was formerly called Lo Dung or Dinh river, a beautiful like that of a girl, may be bacause of the pure fragrant of wild ginsengs and sweet bushes grown in upstream river. There are 2 sources coming from the Truong Son range: The Ta Trach (Left Tributary) from Truong […]

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