Nearby Attractions: Hue

Hue the Authentic Royal Treats of Vietnam

Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue
Hue Old City is still alive. It is the residents of Hue people to this day. Apart from the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, we should be exposed to the former capital in other aspects.
Places of Interest
Thien Mu Pagoda
Perfume River
Hue Old City
DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)

Activities
Food hunting
Traditional performances
Handicraft product shopping

Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue
Worship Altar, Thienmu Pagoda, Hue
Thien Mu Pagoda
Mahayan Buddhist temple that serves as a symbol of Hue also has historical significance. The temple is located on a hill next to the beautiful Perfume River located just 4km from Hue City.

Dragon Boat, Perfume River
Perfume River
The main river flowing through the city, divide area to the Old City and New City. Dragon Boat cruise along the river is a popular activity for tourists. To visit the Royal Tombs can go by boat as well.

Capital Citadel Gate to Hue Old City
Hue Old City
Hue Capital Citadel now is the old city part, there are housing, markets, shops, with in ancient city walls while forts and moats surrounding the outer layer are in good condition.

Rent a bike and then spin it around town. Although most of the houses are contemporary not the ancient, but they still own Vietnamese characteristic. In addition, you can enjoy Hue street food along roadsides in the old city as well.

DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)
Demilitarized Zone between North Vietnam and South Vietnam border during Vietnam War, the hard fighting occurred around this area. DMZ is away from Hue City to the north. Dong Ha is the major town. Historic places such as Ben Hai River and Vinh Moc Tunnel. Visiting takes a full day from morning to evening by group tour or private tour from Hue.

Dong Ba Market, Hue City Centre
Martial Art Performance, Hue
Food hunting
Hue cuisine is highly regarded in the food taste, neat and meticulous. It is since Emperor Gia Long the first king wants to make Hue as the capital along with the high culture of cooking and dining. I have had the opportunity to eat delicious Hue cuisine, and no doubt that Hue food culture is one of the intangible Vietnamese heritages, which visitors should not miss.

Traditional performances
The traditional performance is one that you should watch. In Hue Day Tour, I saw Vo Kinh Van An Martial Art presentation, it is an exciting fight, and the actors have trained hard. Unfortunately, I did not watch the show in a court of Imperial City.

Handicraft product shopping
In addition to local products and works of art such as Sesame Cracker, incense, lanterns and paintings offering in handicraft villages and galleries, you may visit Dong Da Market on the bank of Perfume River, Hue Old City. Vibrant and colorful place sell products in everyday life and fresh produces.

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