Hue, the Ancient Capital of Vietnam

 

 

Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam, is located in the center of the country on the banks of the Perfume River. It is a lovely place with so many artistic and cultural attractions that travelers can not miss.

Declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993, the monuments of Hue is often compared to the Forbidden City, in both its size and rich heritage. And, within this fortification, houses the Imperial City where you can observe the necropolis, many pagodas and temples.

The Thien Mu pagoda is an important pilgrimage site in Vietnam, that was built by the Nguyen dynasty. Another monument that travelers admire and wonder is the tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh. The architecture is an interesting blend of  Vietnamese style with European decor. And what surrounds the landscape help create an impressive effect. The tomb of King Minh Mang also a must visit both for its magnificence and for the fascinating personal story of the monarch, who was much loved by his people.

Hue is a must see for the tourists who arrive in Vietnam. The magic of its culture makes it a perfect destination. And if your travel coincides with the celebration of the Hue Festival which takes place between May and June, you will witness a party like no other.

 

 

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