Hue Imperial city

Hue Still remaining its form of City underMiddle Age and the constructions of monarchic, a invaluable museum of Vietnam, this is Imperial City - the last remaining section of 19th-century Hue, and it is now a modern experiment in recreating traditional Vietnam. The Imperial City was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO on December 1993. Let’s take a trip through the most  important historical and cultural monument of Vietnam.

Geography of Hue

Hue Imperial city is a province located in the northern part of Central Vietnam. It is encompassed Hue between Quang Tri Province to the north, Da Nang and Quang Nam provinces, to the south (with the boundary of the Hai Van Pass), the Eastern sea to the east and Lao PDR to the west (with the boundary of the Truong Son Mountain Range). The provincial capital, Hue, the old imperial city of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty, is 660km south of Hanoi and 1,080km north of Ho Chi Minh City.

At the meeting of the 17th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) in
Columbia, from the 6th to the 11th of December 1993, UNESCO has come to the decision of recognizing the architectural ensemble of Hue as a world cultural heritage. On 2 August 1994, the delivery of the recognizing text has been organized at the Imperial Palace of Hue, with the participation of many international, national and local personalities, as well as representatives of the population of Hue. Great enthusiasm has been generated in the country through the broadcast of this news. This was a noteworthy event in the cultural history. For the reason that Hue is the first site in Vietnam ever listed in the World Heritage list.


As to the cultural value, a World Cultural Heritage Site, like the city of Hue, has to:
- Be representative of an original artistic achievement, a masterpiece created by Man's hands;
- Have a great value for its building technique or its architecture in a general development plan for a city or in a program for the embellishment of the sight of a world cultural zone;
- Be representative of an architectural ensemble of an important historical period; be closely related to important events, to ideas or beliefs having a great influence or to famous historical personalities.

Besides, for a cultural property to be internationally recognized, it has to be fully confirmed on a juridical level, and it must possess a managing organization ensuring its good conservation. The architectural ensemble of Hue meets these requirements; it is embedded with highly humanistic values, and may be compared with the other cultural properties, rare and precious, in this World.

In the closing report of the above-mentioned meeting, the WHC has briefly assessed the value of Hue as follows. "The architecture of Hue, which has been the Capital of a unified Vietnam, built at about the beginning of the 19th century, combines the oriental philosophy with the traditions of Vietnam. Intimately mingled with the natural environment, the beauty and special richness of the architecture and decorative art of the building are an original image of the Vietnamese monarchy at its most prosperous period".

The fact that the imperial city of Hue is now listed as a World Heritage Site may represent a new chance for Thua Thien Hue Province and for the whole country in general. The wonders of Hue can hardly be described to do them justice, and the best way to discover them is still to come in person and admire the beautiful constructions.
It is next to Quang Tri Province to the north, Danang to the south, and Quang Nam Province to the south-west. This province leans up against the Truong Son mountain range and is washed by the East Sea, along its 120km seashore.

Thai Hoa Palace


 Behind the Thai Hoa Palace are a pair of smaller halls used by mandarins to prepare for court ceremonies. The halls form a courtyard, the fourth side of which was once a wall dividing the more public area of the citadel from the emperor's private residence, the "Forbidden Purple City." The name conjures up images of grand palaces like Beijing. Unfortunately, it takes quite a bit of imagination to picture the buildings that once occupied what is now a grassy expanse. What wasn't destroyed by a fire in 1947 was bombed in the 1968 Tet Offensive. The picture at above left was taken from the upper-most level looking back at the Thai Hoa palace and the Flag tower.

Off to one side of the central axis of the forbidden city, about midway, is the Thai Binh Lau or Royal Library. This small building stands in a garden and is fronted by small pond mostly taken up by a mountain-island well-grown with moss and bonsai. You will find similar ponds, fountains or even large bowls of water in many structures all over Vietnam.

Although you must enter the citadel through the main gate, you can exit it at several other points. Between the Thai Hoa palace and the halls of the mandarins, a path leads to the Hien Nhon gate (left). Leaving by this gate is the shortest route to get from the forbidden city to the museum at Long An palace. Along the path are a couple of buildings worth a look.

A visit to Hue might be considered incomplete without a boat trip on the outstandingly lovely Perfume River. Boats are readily available for hire, either for an exploratory trip in the vicinity of Hue, or for a longer journey upstream to the tombs of Minh Mang and Gia Long.

Perfume River

It's hard to explain the uncanny beauty of the river, though doubtless the irridescent, aquamarine waters, together with the profusion of colourful craft and boat women sporting non la--the ubiquitous cream-coloured conical hat of Vietnam--all contribute to the effect. On a clear, sunny day the Perfume River can indeed be magical.

Hue Climate:
The weather is submitted to tropical monsoon climate divided into four distinct seasons: fresh spring, very hot summer, mild autumn and windy, cold winter. The dry season lasts from March to August. It is hot with temperate rarely reaches to 39.5ºC. The rainy season lasts from September to February. It is quite cold with average temperature is 19.7ºC, but sometime down to 8.8ºC. In this time, it rains a lost, sometime lasts all day. If tourist would to avoid rainy, they come to Danang City, 108km from south of Hue. In the mountain area, the weather is cool with the annual temperature is between 9ºC and 29ºC. The most convenient time to visit the area is from November to April.

Hue Tourism
Hue offers very diversified and beautiful landscapes. Nature and human beings create a harmoniously beauty with Bach Ma (White Horse) National Park and other attractive beaches such as Thuan An, Lang Co and Canh Duong.

The province provides a well-balanced blend of royal heritage and folk culture. As a matter of fact, tourists discover dozens of handicraft villages, with annual festivals that are painstakingly organized.

Hue is also an important center of Buddhism. In Hue and its surrounding still exist tens of pagodas constructed more 300 years ago, and hundred of temples and pagodas built in the early 20th century. Besides, tourist is able to enjoy many traditional famous dishes and find out about sophisticated handicraft here.

Hue Citadel has been recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO since December 1993, Hue Royal Musical (Nha nhac) has been declared as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage since November 2003.

Hue Transportation Hue
Transportation by train, road, air and water routes is very convenient, and car rental in Hue services.

Teambuilding logo zt-iner-1 ve-may-bay doi-ho-chieu
Tổ chức tour du lịch:
- Chương trình tour mới lạ
- Giá cả cạnh tranh
- Uy tín về chất lượng và dịch vụ
Thuê xe du lịch:
- Đảm báo chất lượng xe
- Giá cả hợp lý
- phong cách phục vụ chuyên nghiệp
Phòng vé máy bay:
- Tư vấn chuyến bay giá rẻ
- Đảm bảo đúng giá
- Giao vé tận nơi
Visa Hộ Chiếu:
- Nhận làm Visa khó.
- Làm Visa lấy gấp.
- Hỗ trợ các thủ tục làm Visa


Support Online


Điều hành Tour
Xe Du Lịch
Xe Du Lịch
Xe Tự Lái
Xe Quảng Bình
Vé Máy Bay
Xe Nha Trang

Khách hàng

Tour Bà Nà

Tour Ba Na


Danh Lam Thắng Cảnh

Phú Yên: Núi Đá Bia - Thạch Bi Sơn

Phú Yên: Núi Đá Bia - Thạch Bi Sơn Núi Đá Bia thuộc xã Hòa Tâm, huyện Tuy Hòa, tỉnh Phú Yên, nằm dọc quốc lộ 1A trên dãy núi Đèo Cả, cách thành phố Tuy hòa 23km về phía Nam. Lên núi Đá...

Phú Yên: Suối nước nóng Triêm Đức

Phú Yên: Suối nước nóng Triêm Đức Cách thị trấn La Hai (huyện Đồng Xuân, tỉnh Phú Yên) khoảng 6 km, đi ngược về đầu nguồn sông Kỳ Lộ là đến suối nước nóng Triêm Đức (thuộc thôn...

Phú Yên: Vực Phun - Câu chuyện cổ tích

Phú Yên: Vực Phun - Câu chuyện cổ tích Chuyện kể, từ thuở xa xưa, khu vực này, là núi non hiểm trở, nhiều thú dữ cư dân quanh vùng, không người nào dám bén mảng tới đây, để khai thác trầm...

Phú Yên: Vũng Rô điểm du lịch lý tưởng

Phú Yên: Vũng Rô điểm du lịch lý tưởng Đây là điểm du lịch của nhiều du khách thích bồng bềnh trên sóng biển. Trong vịnh Vũng Rô có nhiều loài tôm cá trú ngụ và đây là điểm mà du khách...

Phú Yên: Hải Đăng Đại Lãnh

Phú Yên: Hải Đăng Đại Lãnh Mũi Đại Lãnh còn có tên gọi khác là mũi Điện, mũi Nạy, mũi Diều, hay mũi Kê Gà, thuộc địa phận thôn Phước Tân, xã Hoà Tâm, huyện Đông Hòa, tỉnh...

Bình Định: Suối nước nóng Hội Vân

Bình Định: Suối nước nóng Hội Vân Suối nước nóng Hội Vân thuộc thôn Hội Vân, xã Cát Hiệp, huyện Phù Cát, tỉnh Bình Định, cách thành phố Quy Nhơn khoảng 50km về phía tây bắc. Đây là...
Khi mua Vé máy bay Đà Nẵng bạn có thể Thuê xe Đà Nẵng hoặc Thuê xe Quảng Bình uy tín mua Hàng Xách Tay cho shop đồ lót đẹpshop nội y đẹp,Cho thue xe quang ngai giá rẻ, cho thue xe quang nam gia re để mua ô tô cũ đà nẵng, Hàng Thái Lan, thuê xe huế và ký gửi oto cu da nang
Background Color
Text Color
Link Color
Background Image