Discover the Royal Legacy of Hue City

Welcome To Hue

Hue is a city located in central Vietnam, famous for its rich history and imperial heritage. It served as the capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen Dynasty and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Hue is renowned for its beautiful architecture, including the iconic Imperial City, royal tombs, and pagodas. The city is also home to the picturesque Perfume River, which flows through the heart of the city and offers scenic boat rides. With its vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and friendly locals, Hue is a must-visit destination for any traveler interested in exploring the cultural heart of Vietnam.

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Top Reasons To Travel To Hue

Find out why travelers from all over the world are flocking to Hue and why it should be your next travel destination.

  1. Imperial Citadel

    While visiting the Imperial Citadel, tourists will need to have the imagination to picture what it must have once looked like, the temples, pavilion, and walls were damaged during the American-Vietnam war. Even though much is in ruin, the Imperial Citadel is still well worth a visit with the special remained value.

  2. A heaven for food lovers
    In the old time, Hue specialties are made with the unique cooking skills of the royal chef during the Nguyen Dynasty. Nowadays, Hue's foods are popular among local foodies for their cheap price and outstanding taste. Joining a Hue food tour is the best idea to get immersed in the food heaven of the purple city.
  3. The beauty of Lang Co beach
    Lang Co Beach is well-known for having one of the most beautiful natural coastal landscapes in Vietnam as well as in the world. Lang Co has becomes the must-see destination for Hue visitors. This is the top place for people to chill under the umbrella chairs on endless sun-kissed beaches.
  4. Thuy Xuan craft village

    Walking among the "blooming" green, red, purple, and yellow incense, you won't be able to contain yourself from taking too many pictures. Each color represents a fragrance: yellow for lemongrass, red for sandalwood, and green for cinnamon,...These incense are made with earth-friendly and non-toxic materials so they bear a striking yellow color and pleasant smell.

Top Day Tours In Hue

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Full day Hue city Tour
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Full Day Phong Nha Cave Exploration From Hue
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Paradise Cave Tour Full Day From Hue
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Joining Hue City from Da Nang in One day
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Private Hue City Tour From Da Nang in One day
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Explore Chay River - Dark Cave in One day from Hue
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Private Marble Mountain and My Son Sanctuary tour from Hue

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Hue Package Tours

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Vietnam Train Tour
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Vietnam At A Glimpse
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Vietnam's Highlights
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Vietnam In Your Eyes

Top Things To Do In Hue

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Visit Hue's famous attractions and learn about royal history, culture and achitecture
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A Dragon boat excursion on the Perfume River
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Discover Thanh Toan tile-roofed bridge in Hue
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Enjoy a lovely moment in Thuy Xuan Insence Village – Hue craft villages
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Drop by Thanh Tien village to learn how to make sophisticated lotus paper flower
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Discover the Bach Ma National Park
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Relaxing in Lang Co beach – a great stop between Hue and Danang
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Discover the Eco-Thuy Bieu Village

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on our local experience to answers customer questions about Hue.


Q: What is Hue known for?
A: Hue is known for its rich history and imperial heritage, as it served as the capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen Dynasty. The city is home to many historic sites, including the iconic Imperial City, royal tombs, and pagodas.


Q: What is the best time to travel to Hue?
A: The best time to travel to Hue is from March to August, during the city's dry season. The weather is warm and pleasant, with low humidity and comfortable temperatures.


Q: What is the transportation like in Hue?
A: Transportation options in Hue include taxis, motorbikes, bicycles, and traditional cyclos. It's also possible to hire a private car or take a guided tour to explore the city and surrounding areas.


Q: What are some popular things to do in Hue?
A: Popular things to do in Hue include visiting the Imperial City, exploring the royal tombs, taking a boat ride on the Perfume River, and visiting local markets and street food stalls.


Q: What is the food like in Hue?
A: Hue is known for its delicious cuisine, including local specialties such as bun bo Hue (spicy beef noodle soup), banh khoai (Vietnamese pancake), and nem lui (lemongrass skewers).


Q: What are some nearby destinations to visit from Hue?
A: Nearby destinations to visit from Hue include the ancient town of Hoi An, the scenic Hai Van Pass, and the Bach Ma National Park, known for its natural beauty and wildlife.

Best Time To Travel In Hue

The best time to travel to Hue is from March to August, during the city's dry season. The weather is warm and pleasant, with low humidity and comfortable temperatures. This is an ideal time to explore the city's many historic sites and take in the stunning natural scenery, including the Perfume River and nearby mountains. It's also a great time to experience local festivals and events, such as the Hue Festival held every two years in April. However, keep in mind that this is peak tourist season, so expect higher prices and crowds. If you prefer to avoid the crowds, consider visiting Hue during the shoulder seasons of September to February, but be prepared for occasional rain showers during this time.

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