Hue Overview

Thua Thien Hue (Hue city) province is located in Central of Vietnam. It is next to Quang Tri province to the north, Da Nang to the south, and Sea to the east. This province leans up against the Truong Son mountain range and is washed by the East Sea, along its 120km seaside.
Hue offers very diversified and beautiful sceneries. Nature and human beings create a romantic and harmoniously beauty with Bach Ma National Park and other attractive beautiful beaches such as Lang Co, Thuan An and Canh Duong.
Hue provides a well-balanced blend of traditional culture and royal heritages such as Hue citadel, Minh Mang tomb, Tu Duc tomb, Khai Dinh tomb and so on. Travelers are able to discover dozens of handicraft villages, with annual festivals that are painstakingly organized.
Hue is also an major center of Buddhism of Vietnam. Hue is still existing tens of pagodas constructed more 300 years ago, and hundred of temples and pagodas built in the early 20th century. One of most famous pagoda in Hue where you must see named Thien Mu pagoda.
Besides that, travelers are able to enjoy many traditional famous dishes and find out about sophisticated handicraft here.
Hue Citadel has been conceded as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO since December 1993, Hue Royal Musical (Nha nhac) has been recognized as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage since November 2003.

Places to go

Our Hue trips

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Central Vietnam Completed Tour (Sic) Da Nang, Vietnam to Da Nang, Vietnam Central Vietnam Completed Tour (Sic) 5 days USD 249 View Trip
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Travel Tips

Relaxing on Elephant Springs

Elephant spring is a tourist destination located on the way from Hue to Da Nang , about 53km from Hue city and around 20 km north of Hai Van pass, not far from Lang Co. It it is a natural...

Top Vegetarian Restaurants in Hue

The people of Hue have a strong tradition of eating vegetarian food, so vegetarian restaurants are more common in Hue than in the rest of Vietnam. On the 1st and 15th of every lunar month,...

Top Attractions

Hue Imperial Citadel

Famously being one of Vietnam’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Imperial City of Hue has long been a must-see attraction for tourists visiting a hidden charm of Vietnam. The Imperial...

Tu Duc Tomb

Located in a narrow valley in Duong Xuan Thuong Village, 8km from Hue City, Tu Duc Tomb is considered as one of the most beautiful and picturesque and largest works of architecture of Nguyen...

Travel Experiences

Take a cruise along Huong river

Huong river is a romantic and poetic river which crosses the capital city of Hue , in the central Vietnamese province of Thua Thien Hue. A trip to Hue would not be complete without a cruise on...

Ride a cyclo through Hue City

Enjoy a leisurely cyclo ride through Hue , the former Vietnamese capital, including Hue Imperial Citadel - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cyclo ride is the best way to explore Hue city. You...

Food Culture

Bun Bo Hue

As the name suggests, this dish is a noodle soup that comes from Hue - the former capital of Vietnam and bun bo Hue is one of the most famous food in the city.

Com Hen (Mussel Rice)

Visiting to Hue , visitors not only enjoy the stunning view of the Huong River but also have a chance to taste the best food in Hue is Com Hen ( Mussel Rice). Com Hen is very popular and low...