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Hue - The ancient city of Vietnam


From many interesting Vietnam popular destinations, we cannot miss this place. Hue is a city which is filled mostly by trees, so the weather here is very cool, fresh and quiet. However, the city is not less busy and crowded than others. Hue now has many hotels and restaurants which provide full of service for customers such as food and accommodation. Each year, Hue celebrates the fantastic festival to introduce the Vietnamese traditional food, flowers, trees, kite flying and Vietnamese traditional costumes. Throughout the city, the ancient tombs, temples and gardens of age with a few hundred years old are still preserved.

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Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there are no places like Hue where still remains a lot of original historical vestiges such as: Royal palaces, beautiful tombs of Nguyen Kings, tens of pagodas constructed more than 300 years ago. Besides, Hue is a place where the royal music, sophisticated handicraft and traditional famous dishes originated. Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam, is classified by the government as a very precious property and on December 1993 Hue was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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The Royal Citadel of Hue

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The Royal Citadel sparkling in night

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Prehistoric structure inside Nguyen Kings’ tombs

Many couples also select Hue to start their honeymoon journey because Hue is harmonious combination of romantic peace but vivid and meditative, ancient beauty, but modern. Besides, Hue is picture of sluggish flowing of Huong River, pensive space of temples, which bring strange feeling to tourists.

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 Sunset in Huong River

Tourists visit Hue is to discover smooth beauty of sluggish Huong River thorough years as safe and sound life of people here. Tourists are completely infatuated with poetic beauty steeping into bobbing dew, appearing for a moment in bushes on two banks of river. Huong River is sometimes like a supple silk ribbon flowing slowly, slowly, sometimes like a local guideline taking us to Vy Da garden with multicolored flowers and lushly green vegetation, going up to Thien Mu pagoda in order to hear resounding sound of pagoda’s bell, then suddenly turning Bach Yen Rive to Huyen Khong landing stage for floating with clouds and wind, with the world of flowers in ancient space. The first meeting of tourists with the citadel land is Huong River, obviously, they will see Trang Tien bridge, the understanding friend of Huong River over many years. In the morning, silvered fog dignifies the white bridge linking 2 banks of famous river. If Huong River is river of romantic love story, Trang Tien Bridge will be love junction of many couples in Hue. Every day, Huong River and Trang Tien Bridge witness a bunch of romantic stories, sulkiness of couples. They are both proofs and matchmakers for love of the young. It is not surprising when we recognize couples being hand in hand and taking a walk along the banks of Huong River.

Hue is also a gathering place of famous pagodas in Vietnam, especially Thien Mu pagoda, which associate with initiating of the first Nguyen emperor. Thien Mu, also called Linh Mu was built by Nguyen Hoang in 1601. Lied on banks of romantic river, Thien Mu with its ancient architecture contributes to dignity natural picture in Hue more gentle and beautiful. Sound of the bell named Dai Hong Chung as soul of the citadel land resounds, remains in tourists’ heart.

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Thien Mu Pagoda

Mentioning to Hue is talking about a Citadel land with ramparts, magnificent palaces, splendid temples, solemn tombs, ancient landscapes, which create unique beauty of Hue city. Today, Hue has just preserved tangible and intangible cultural heritages containing symbolic values of Vietnam’s wisdom and spirit. Situated at bank of Huong River with romantic landscapes, ancient architecture including ramparts, royal tombs, pagodas, Hue Citadel, one of the world cultural heritages- are always attractive and seductive to tourists coming to Hue.

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Night is the most beautiful time for tourists in Hue when they can take a walk and enjoy the beauty of landscape. At night, Huong River becomes more fabulous, lights radiate to water surface making them like silvered, wind blows tightly, boats filled tourists bob. Tourists can both contemplate natural landscapes and listen to typical folk song of Hue. These song take them come back to the past, love, joy and sorrow.

 

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