"Set against a mountainous backdrop, the royal city of Hue is a fascinating exploration into Vietnam's past."
The sprawling Imperial City complex undoubtedly defines Hue's regal past - an awe-inspiring abundance of palaces and pagodas that stretches across an incredible 1,300 acres. Standing proudly on the banks of the fragrant Perfume River, the Citadel was once home to 19 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Today Hue is populated by artists and intellectuals, and the charming city remains one of the most visited cities in Vietnam. Why not tackle our City Highlights Tour, which guides you through Hue's most iconic monuments. You'll visit the Citadel, Thien Mu pagoda and the Royal Tomb, learning about the city's intriguing past as you go. One of our tours will give you a far greater insight into these great landmarks then a self-led tour, so make the most of our expert guides. For a laid back evening activity, sign up for our Sunset Kayak tour, and lazily navigate the tranquil Perfume River. Bliss.
The Perfume River brings to Hue a meditative poetic characteristics and the harmonious limpidity exhaling from a land of age-old
Hue served as an imperial capital to the Nguyen Lords, a feudal dynasty which reigned from the 17th to the
Depart from Hue to the Tam Giang Lagoon where you can witness the daily life of local people. This typical
Set in a lush garden, the peaceful Ancient Hue site boasts a ceremonial gate backed by 8 protective pillars. More
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