Hue served as Vietnam’s capital under the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945 and the city’s regal past can still be seen inside the walls of the Citadel and the Imperial City. Hue is a place that touches your soul. This beautiful city is situated on the banks of the Perfume River. North Hue has the Forbidden Citadel, old styled houses and garden houses with the famous Dong Ba Market on the bank of the river. In contrast, South Hue has newly designed houses, shops and restaurants. Hue is a peaceful and charming city, relaxing and friendly with many cultural discoveries.
Start city: Hue
End city: Hue
Duration: 1 days
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
Destination: Hue – Thien Mu pagoda.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Hue, the former Imperial capital of Vietnam. A boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visits Hue’s best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda. The tour then continues to discover the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. This includes Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and the Forbidden Purple City. The afternoon continues with a visit to the elaborate tombs of emperors Tu Duc & Khai Dinh. This guided tour gives you a deep understanding about the King’s philosophy of geomancy and the way this affected royal life.