History and Natural Beauty along the Perfume River

Hue (Best thing to do..)

The ancient Hue, located on the bank of the Huong River, was recognized by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. This city is the cradle of Vietnamese culture and used to be the national capital, educational, cultural and political center of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty.
Hue’s unique history is appealing to any history buff.
Home to national treasures, including complex of temples, pagodas, tombs, and monuments, this riverfront town welcomes millions of tourists arriving annually to see these fascinating sites. Although the American troops had destroyed many historic structures in the past, Hue does retain its charming beauty.

Best Palaces to Visti Hue
Best Palaces to Visit Hue

Besides antique sites, Hue also offers some exquisite beaches like Lang Co and Thuan An. A few mineral hot springs available are My An and Thanh Tan. Hue deserves at least a couple of days to visit.

Hue Travel Highlights

1. Explore the ancient buildings and ruins of the Imperial City
     (Hue Imperial Citadel, Tombs and temples)
2. Sail the Parfum River by boat
3. Learn more about the Vietnam War in the DMZ
4. Cycle around the city
5. Take a day trip to Bach Ma National Park
6. Đong Ba Market
7. Hue abandoned water park

Best time to visit

The best travel time: From January to April, with 20 to 25 degrees and almost no rain.
Dry season: The complete season that there is little or no rainfall is from March to August.

Food & drinking

The cuisine of Hue are rich and famous for its royal presentations and aesthetic taste. The special features of Hue cuisine are moderation, harmony, except … for piquancy. Hue dishes are sound, light, and not so picky but in order to perfect it, sophistication is required at all stages. Even though the food on the street doesn’t have that royalty, the flavors are the same irresistible. There are many famous dishes you should try as: com hen, bun bo, banh beo, nem lui, etc. 

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