Dong Ba Market
Dong Ba Market It is a destination with a special attraction, which seems to be familiar to tourists whether on a sunny or rainy day, whether the journey to visit Hue is long or short. This is also an old architectural work when it has been more than 110 years since its inception, associated with many ups and downs with the ancient capital.
With a large area, extending from Gia Hoi bridge to Truong Tien bridge, Dong Ba market consists of three floors and thousands of busy trade stalls. This place also becomes a center to provide delicious dishes for restaurants and hotels to serve tourists from all over the world to visit the world heritage in Hue.
Special, Dong Ba market always oriented to the value of commercial civilization, typically a gentle attitude, buying and selling at the listed price. LIVE cDong Ba Lake The quintessence of material culture of Hue preserved until now can be found here such as Phu Cam conical hat, Hien Luong cutlery, Ke Mon jewelry, Sinh village confetti, Truoi oil, and tea. Week, Huong Can tangerine, Lai Bang tea bar, Tinh lake dried lotus, Thien Huong sesame, royal tea, famous Hue sour shrimp… are suitable for buying as gifts after exploring Hue. Dong Ba Market There are also a variety of rich spices, fish sauce, Hue jam, souvenirs and necessities for daily life… CDong Ba Lake This is the ideal place for tourists to enjoy snacking with a lot of Hue folk dishes such as mussel rice, beef vermicelli, vermicelli with seasoning, shrimp paste, banh chung, leaf cake, banh Khoai, bean cake .. both delicious and cheap.
Tourists come to visit Dong Ba market In Hue like being immersed in a space full of colorful products, it is also an opportunity to feel the “old soul” to see in the hustle and bustle at every corner of the market, in the busy worries of buyers and sellers. , as there still exists an idyllic beauty over time, from history to everyday life.
Truong Tien Bridge
Truong Tien Bridge Also known as Thanh Thai Bridge, Nguyen Hoang Bridge, Clemenceau Bridge, Trang Tien Bridge…is a comb-shaped bridge spanning the Perfume River. The northern bridgehead is in Phu Hoa ward, the southern bridgehead is in Phu Hoi ward, right in the middle of Hue city at coordinates 16,468889°N – 107,588611°E.
Truong Tien Bridge is considered as one of the symbols of Hue that you can hear mentioned in any story of those who have experience in Hue tourism, even those who have only come to Hue once.
Truong Tien Bridge designed according to Gothic architecture, more than 400m long, spanning the romantic Perfume River. The bridge has 6 spans of comb-shaped steel beams and when viewed from above, the bridge looks quite soft and idyllic, adorning the Perfume River more poetic and beautiful. If you come to Hue on a certain occasion, staying at a hotel near the Perfume River, you will have the opportunity to see the Truong Tien Bridge like a giant wave line winding on the green Perfume River.
Over 100 years of existence, Truong Tien Bridge It carries the emotions of the people of Hue and contains the emotions of tourists everywhere when they have the opportunity to visit. Standing on the bridge casting a shadow on the Perfume River downstream, looking at the northern bridgehead, Phu Hoa ward has a very busy long history, looking at the southern bridgehead, Phu Hoi ward is on the rise. Okay Truong Tien Bridge what great significance for Hue.
Truong Tien Bridge Over time, it still contains a salty beauty very typical of Hue. If you have not had the opportunity to visit, try once to travel to Hue, you will definitely be attracted by that beauty.
Ngu Binh Mountain
In addition to the romantic Perfume River, Ngu Binh Mountain is also a symbol of nature and the pride of Hue people. Referring to the Perfume River, one cannot forget to mention Ngu Mountain. Standing on the top of this beautiful mountain, you can zoom out and admire the picturesque landmarks and natural scenery of Hue city. From the foot to the top of the mountain is covered with verdant pine trees, mixed in the cool breeze, bringing a cool space and a feeling of ultimate relaxation.
This place stands out with the green pine forest, watching the river, trees and pagodas on the top of the mountain, creating a vivid and unique picture of Hue. Previously, this place was also known as Bang Son, then renamed Ngu Son Mountain as today, people often call it with a more familiar name. Ngu mountain.
The location is located in An Cuu, Hue city, so visitors can easily come here. Here, visitors can admire the vast sky, cool and quiet space of the mountains. This mountain is very close to the people of Hue since ancient times, and is of great importance in the history of the ancient capital of Hue.
Khai Dinh mausoleum
Khai Dinh mausoleum in Hue was built on the slopes of Chau Chu mountain, located outside the Citadel, about 11km to the south. Tomb of Khai Dinh (Ung Tomb) has become the symbol, the pinnacle of the art of creating crockery and glass.
Compared with the mausoleum of other Nguyen Dynasty kings, Ung Lang has a much smaller area (117m x 48.5m) but is very laborious and time consuming. In terms of architecture, the mausoleum is also set apart from the traditional architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty because of its novelty, welcome, and is the result of a mixture of many different architectural schools such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Roman, Gothique … in the cultural interference of East – West of the time and personality of King Khai Dinh.
Overall, the mausoleum is a rectangular floating block rising up high, with 127 steps:- The entrance to visit Khai Dinh Tomb passes 37 steps, with the ramparts covered with huge dragons, on the courtyard there are two rows of Left – Huu Tong. Similarly, on both sides, two layers of matches are built, with eight roofs, but the trusses are reinforced with cement.- 29 more steps to the courtyard level. On both sides of the yard, each side has 2 rows of military statues looking at the center of the yard, especially 6 pairs of Linh Tuc guard statues, made of rare stone materials and have a good mood. – Thien Dinh Palace is in the highest position. and is the main architecture of the mausoleum, where the talents of the workers are vividly displayed.
The entire interior of the 3 nave is elaborately decorated with porcelain mosaic art. Along with the paintings on the wall, the floor is tiled with floral glaze and the ceiling is painted with a beautiful “Cuu Long Hidden Van”. In particular, the inner canopy is impregnated with soft, elegant curves as if made of silk, but is actually a reinforced concrete block weighing nearly 1 ton. Underneath the canopy is a bronze statue of King Khai Dinh cast in France in 1920. The entire decoration inside Thien Dinh Palace not only reflects the architectural values, but also represents the image. Khai Dinh mausoleum but also refers to the idea of the work and the will of the king.
Although condemned in many ways, Tomb of King Khai Dinh in Hue is truly a work of artistic and architectural value, enriching and diversifying the complex of tombs of the ancient capital, becoming a tourist attraction.
Hue Citadel was the living place and administrative center of the last feudal court of Vietnam. Starting with King Gia Long, 13 kings of the Nguyen royal family lived continuously until the end of the dynasty after the announcement of King Bao Dai’s abdication in August 8. Hue Citadel There are 4 doors arranged on 4 sides with the main door located in the south is Ngo Mon, in the north is Hoa Binh gate, in the west is Chuong Duc gate and in the east is Hien Nhon gate. In front of the Ngo Mon Gate is the Hue Monument and the square, where cultural and artistic activities take place on the occasion of Tet. The Imperial Citadel and the entire inner palace system adhere to the principle of “left man and right woman”, “left van right martial”.
- Forbidden City area: The forbidden place reserved for the king and his family to live, work and enjoy is surrounded by many palaces such as Duyet Thi Duong, Can Chanh, Can Thanh, Kien Trung, Khon Thai.
- Ceremony area: Including from Ngo Mon Gate to Thai Hoa Palace, where coronation ceremonies, receptions of important foreign ministries, king’s birthday celebrations, National Day celebrations, military parades, Truyen Lo ceremonies, and longevity ceremonies take place.
- Temple area: Arranged in front along the two sides of the Imperial Citadel axis, the place to worship the Nguyen kings including The Mieu, Hung Mieu, Thai Mieu and To Mieu.
- Dien Tho Palace, Truong Sanh Palace: This is the area for the grandmother and mother of the king, including the Truong Sanh palace system for the Thai Queen Thai Queen and the Dien Tho palace for the Queen Mother, in addition, there is a Phung Tien palace for women who come to the ceremony because they are not allowed to enter. The Mieu.
- Co Ha garden area, Kham Van palace: It is a place to study, have fun and listen to scholarly ministers explaining scriptures to the princes of the reigns of Kings Thieu Tri and Tu Duc.
The area of the Imperial Citadel of Citadel very large, so to visit all the areas you need half a day or a day to explore the works of palaces and palaces. Modern interior.
Vong Canh Hill
If you are looking for a place to admire the panoramic view of the city from above, come Vong Canh Hill. From the top view point of Vong Canh PavilionFrom here, you will be able to see the “charming river” landscape of the romantic Perfume River and the ancient mausoleums and temples, looking out into the distance is the majestic mountains. If you have a chance, visit Vong Canh Hill At dawn or when sunset falls, you will see a whole corner of Hue as glowing in the brilliant shimmering sunlight.
Vong Canh Hill located on Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street, Thuy Bieu Ward, City. Hue, Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam. Stand above Vong Canh Hill, visitors get a panoramic view of many ancient monuments and wonderful scenes in a large natural space. Visitors can see Minh Mang Tomb, Hon Chen Palace, Khai Dinh Tomb, Tu Duc Tomb, Thieu Tri Tomb, Dong Khanh Tomb etc. are the mausoleums of the Nguyen kings.
In particular, visitors will admire the poetic and lyrical beauty of the Perfume River – a symbol of Hue nature. The hill is located in the middle of the most attractive bend of the Perfume River. Looking down from above, the Perfume River appears like a soft and gentle silk strip at the foot of the hill.
Truoi Lake – Truc Lam Zen Monastery
Located at the foot of Bach Ma mountain, Truoi Lake is a large hydroelectric project. In the heart of Truoi Lake, Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery is the first Zen monastery in the Central region, looking like a lotus flower in the middle of a clear blue lake. From the Zen Monastery, let’s look far away to admire the majestic mountains and forests and the “blue and green” beauty of Truoi Lake in the cool and fresh air of the peaceful place.
Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery located in the heart of Truoi lake in Loc Hoa commune, Phu Loc district, Thua Thien Hue province. Not only is a Zen monastery belonging to the Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen sect in the Central region, this is also a scenic spot of Thua Thien – Hue province. On the right is the path leading in Dam Truoi, Following the river, passing a bend, we encountered a dry land, sparsely inhabited by people, and after a while, we met a wasteland full of graves that seemed to have no life, a murky landscape. Dam Truoi appeared, about 500m from the foot of the dam, Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery is neatly located in the middle of the lake. Then take the boat to the Zen Monastery.
After the war, this city seemed to have fallen into oblivion, everything seemed to remain only in the memory of the people of Hue. Today, Bach Ma has gradually revived, especially the spiritual tourist area of Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery, as if adding vitality to the land. Looking from high points such as Luong Dien bridge (Troi), Ngu Binh (Hue), we see white clouds covering young heads shaped like horses. That’s why people named this mountain range Bach Ma. To Westerners, the name Bach Ma is considered a warm sun shining. And from the Zen Monastery, you will see the majestic natural scenery, lush green mountains, trees covered with green mountains in four seasons, clouds spreading across the mountain back.
Loc Binh Beach
About 50 km from Hue city, Loc Binh beach It is the right place for those who like to be immersed in the cool and quiet blue water. The sea stands out with its long, wide sandy beach and clear blue water.
From Hue City, visitors can return to Loc Binh beach in two ways. Firstly, from the center of Hue city down Highway 1A towards Hue – Da Nang, to Phuoc Tuong pass, turn left, run along Highway 49B about 10 km to Tu Hien bridge, continue to go another 5 km. The second way, from Thuan An, tourists follow Highway 49B for more than 40 km to Tu Hien bridge, turn left and continue walking for another 5 km.
Way to go back home Loc Binh beach winding along the mountain range, with two rows of cool green trees creating a pleasant sense of serenity. Along the way, visitors can see the fishing nets – fishing tools of the people with beautiful scenery like a picture.
The sea here has very few waves, not too deep, so it is convenient for picnics as well as swimming for adults and children. Especially here there are very beautiful rocky beaches, have come Loc Binh beach Don’t miss these beaches!
At the beach Loc Binh beach There is also a rocky beach and casuarina forest to take pictures for “virtual living” believers. With many different shooting angles, you can freely pose to create shimmering photos.
Minh Mang tomb
Minh Mang tomb This is one of the mausoleums that is considered the most majestic and standard in the architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty. The entire campus of La Thanh has an area of 1.750mXNUMX, arranged in relation to each other to create an extremely beautiful architectural complex. Seen from above, the shape of the mausoleum is like a person resting very naturally and comfortably: The head is towards Kim Phung mountain, the two sides are the two sides of Trung Minh lake and the foot rests on the river confluence. full of comfort.
Minh Mang tomb surrounded by the green of trees, the quietness of rivers and lakes, the solidity of mountains, all create a picture that makes people admire.
From the mausoleum gate to the inside, striking our eyes are architectural works arranged symmetrically, parallel to three axes. In the middle of that campus is a lotus pond emitting a fragrance. The image of simple, rustic but strangely beautiful lotus flowers is an indispensable symbol when people refer to the mausoleums in Vietnam.
Step into the electrified area of Minh Mang tomb, you will be very interested in Hien Duc Mon project. With the symbolic meaning of the earth god, the work was built on a square piece of land. The destination that is considered to be the center of this area is Sung An Palace, where there are tablets of the King and Queen. The sanctuary has a majestic, ancient, and scary color, but that atmosphere is only encapsulated in this campus.
An architecture you can’t miss on your tour Minh Mang tomb is Tan Nguyet Lake. This is the symbol of the moon enveloping the image of the sun of Buu Thanh. Across the lake is the Smart Chinh Truc Bridge that takes you to the resting place of King Minh Mang.
It can be said that the beauty of Minh Mang tomb Hue is a combination of classic, traditional, and Confucian colors but still has not lost its poetic, romantic and poetic qualities.
Tomb of Tu Duc
Tomb of Tu Duc It is one of the most beautiful works of Nguyen Dynasty architecture. The poet king Tu Duc (1848-1883) chose for himself a resting place worthy of his throne, in accordance with the interests and aspirations of the most educated and romantic man in the world. Kings of the Nguyen Dynasty. The mausoleum is located in a narrow valley in Duong Xuan Thuong village, Cu Chanh canton (now Thuong Ba village, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city).
Located in a narrow valley in Duong Xuan Thuong village, Cu Chanh canton, Tomb of Tu Duc (also known as Khiem Lang) is probably the most beautiful mausoleum among the mausoleums of the Nguyen kings because of the harmony between the natural scenery “characteristically painted” and the vast and vast architectural space. . Surrounded by lush green trees and located near a large lake, Tu Duc Tomb appears with ancient features and sophisticated architecture immersed in poetic nature and strangely peaceful space.
At the beginning of construction, King Tu Duc named the project Van Nien Co. But after the Chay Voi uprising initiated by brothers Doan Huu Trung, the king changed its name to Khiem Cung, after the king’s death called Khiem Lang.
The layout of the mausoleum consists of two main parts, arranged on two parallel vertical axes, with the same Giang Khiem mountain in the front as the criminal record, Duong Xuan mountain as the posterior occipital, and Luu Khiem lake as the clear way.
Overview Tomb of Tu Duc like a big park. There are streams flowing all year round, pines ringing, birds singing. The factor that is thoroughly respected in Tu Duc Tomb is the harmony of lines. There are no straight, angular roads like other architectures, instead there is Bat Trang brick road starting from Vu Khiem door, passing in front of Khiem Cung Mon and winding in front of the mausoleum. suddenly disappeared into the rows of giant porcelain trees near the mausoleum of Queen Le Thien Anh. Human creativity in harmony with the natural landscape creates a poetic and beautiful scene. In the charm of the clouds, the scent of flowers, people seem to forget that it is the mausoleum of a deceased person but think it is a paradise of plants, poetry and dreams…
Every time I return to Hue, I don’t know how many people are sobbing at the poetic and lyrical beauty of the Perfume River. This river has consumed the ink of many poets and those who carry heavy nostalgia for Hue. Huong river like a gentle silk band surrounding Hue.
Coming to the ancient land of the ancient capital without enjoying the beauty of that river is like having never set foot in Hue. Long time ago, Huong river flowing through the woods carrying the scent of herbs. When coming to Hue, the Perfume River is beautiful from the source, winding and carrying the scent of natural plants as an arrangement that nature bestows on this land.
Current Huong river winding around the Imperial Citadel, the Imperial Citadel, the Forbidden City and the Imperial Citadel, further embellishing the natural beauty of this unique feudal capital. Huong river with a length of up to 80km, especially the section from Bang Lang to Thuan An estuary is 30km long.
As a symbol and also the pride of Hue people, Huong river as gentle as a long, soft silk strip in the middle of the dreamy land of Kinh Ky. Perfume River is jade green, clear as if reflecting the poetic city scene under the calm water and sparkling in the sunlight. Many artists, while on a cruise to admire the peaceful Huong Giang and listen to traditional Hue folk songs here, have found abundant inspiration to compose immortal poems. You can choose the hotel along the Perfume River to enjoy the trip to the fullest.
Tu Dam Pagoda
Tu Dam Pagoda was built by the Venerable Minh Hoang – Tu Dung (born in China, belonging to the Zen line, the 34th Lam Te sect) around 1695. The temple was originally named An Ton with the meaning of taking the transmission of the mind as a guideline. Temple. In 1703, Zen Master Minh Hoang – Tu Dung restored and repaired the pagoda. Also at this time, Lord Nguyen Phuc Chu – the 6th Nguyen Lord of the Cochinchina government ordained the pagoda as “Sac Tu An Ton Tu”. Like other temples in Vietnam, Tu Dam Pagoda It has a combination of traditional and modern architectural art lines. The temple is located in a spacious and airy space surrounded by many ornamental plants. The architecture of the pagoda consists of three parts: the three-way gate, the main pagoda, and the Hoi house.
The three-way gate (the type of gate with three paths commonly found in Vietnamese traditional temples) is tall, wide, with elegant tiled roofs. Behind the gate there is a bodhi tree that gives shade all year round. It is known that this is the Bodhi tree extracted from the Bodhi tree where the Buddha attained enlightenment, donated by Mrs. Karpeies, the president of the Buddhist Association of Dharma, invited from India to Vietnam and planted in 1936. The temple yard is large and paved. The stone is flat, airy, enough room to gather thousands of people.
The main pagoda consists of the front hall, the main hall and the ancestral house. The forecourt was built on a granite foundation, 1,5m high; The roof is built in an ancient style, giving the temple a higher shape than usual. On the roof banks and on the roof of the pagoda are pairs of curved, soft and symmetrical dragons emerging on the rows of yin and yang tiles that look very balanced, harmonious and beautiful. Under the ancient roof are embossed statues of the Buddha, neatly arranged on cast frames. Along the front pillars are long couplets with sharp carvings. On the left and right sides, close to the front street, there are two empty bell towers. The Buddha hall is decorated with dignity, in the middle is a statue of Buddha Shakyamuni sitting majestically on a lotus, on both sides there are reliefs of two Bodhisattvas Manjushri and Pho Hien. Tu Dam Pagoda Because of the unique worship, the arrangement and worship in the temple is somewhat simple compared to other temples in Hue. To the right of the main hall is the guest house and the monk’s room. In front of the guesthouse, there is a small flower garden, in the middle of the garden is a bust of layman Tam Minh, who has made many contributions to the pagoda and in the movement to revive and develop Buddhism in Vietnam.
Tu Dam Pagoda regularly welcome the religious leaders of Buddhism in other countries, scholars, intellectuals and many delegations of tourists, domestic and foreign Buddhists to visit and worship Buddha. Coming here, in addition to learning about the history of the temple, visitors can also admire the beautiful architecture and landscape in the temple.
Lang Co beach
Lang Co 60km from Hue city center but only 40km from Phu Bai international airport. Lang Co beach About 10km long, in Lang Co town, Phu Loc district, Thua Thien – Hue province, located next to National Highway 1A, at the foot of Hai Van pass. Lang Co Bay Beach was the 30th member of the Club “The most beautiful bays in the world” in June 6. Lang Co It is the right place for those who love the sea. Located on the central coastal strip, Lang Co has a gentle beach, white sand, clear blue sea, and the average temperature is about 25oC in summer, very cool.
Lang Co Bay Beach It has a very beautiful landscape and is very suitable for resort tourism. In the past, King Khai Dinh (Nguyen Dynasty) built a palace called “Hanh Cung Tinh Viem” (calming the heat) for the king and queens to relax in the summer. The French also left their traces here, related to the name of this land. Lang Co, which can be derived from “Stork Village” or L ‘An Cu because the French pronounce it wrongly.
With charming natural scenery, stretching on the most beautiful curvature of the country, Lang Co contains almost everything that nature can offer: the green color of the tropical mountains and forests, the fine white sand, the full sunshine and the cool, crystal clear blue sea. This is the third bay of Vietnam, after Ha Long and Nha Trang named in the list of 3 most beautiful bays in the world. Lang Co attracting many large domestic and foreign tourism investors, many resorts have been built and many other tourism services are gradually developed or upgraded. Lang Co It is an attractive destination for tourists near and far.
Coming here, it seems that no one can resist the charming peaceful natural beauty of the town Lang Co. This small and peaceful town offers a great relaxation time and plenty of beach games. In addition, visitors can enjoy precious seafood dishes and visit some scenic spots such as Chan May, Lang Co fishing village near the beach.
Thien Mu Pagoda
Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the most mentioned beautiful landscapes in Hue. Not only in the romantic poems of Hue but also in the verse, Thien Mu is also considered a sacred temple and must-see sights of any visitor when arriving in this ancient capital. Thien Mu Pagoda (also known as Linh Mu Pagoda) is located on Ha Khe hill, on the north bank of the Perfume River, Kim Long ward. It is about 5 km west of Hue city center. Built in 1601 by Lord Tien Nguyen Hoang – the first Nguyen Lord in Dang Trong, Thien Mu Pagoda can be considered as the oldest pagoda in Hue.
Thanks to the rise and golden age of Cochinchina Buddhism, the pagoda was rebuilt on a considerable scale under the reign of Lord Quoc – Nguyen Phuc Chu (1691-1725). In 1710, Lord Quoc cast a Dai Hong Chung bell that weighed over two tons and had an inscription engraved on it. Lord then extended a series of construction projects. Typically, 1714 was the period of greatest expansion in the history of the pagoda, namely Thien Vuong Palace, Dai Hung Palace, Dharma Lecturer, Tang Kinh floor, Sangha room, Zen house… that no longer exists today. Chua Quoc also personally wrote and carved into a large stele (2,6m high and 1,2m wide) talking about the construction of architectural works here. The beer is placed on the back of a very large stone turtle, the decoration is simple but beautiful.
With its natural beauty and the scale that has expanded since that time, Thien Mu Pagoda has become the most beautiful pagoda in Dang Trong. Through historical events, Thien Mu Pagoda was restored several times during the reign of the Nguyen kings. King Thieu Tri, Minh Mang’s successor, erected Tu Nhan Thap in 1844, which is now known as Phuoc Duyen tower. The tower is 21m high with an octagonal shape and has seven floors, each of which is dedicated to a different Buddha. Standing on the tower, visitors can look at the calm Perfume River and watch the light yachts drifting on the river.
Thien Mu Pagoda ranked as one of the 20 most beautiful spots in Hue. Experiencing many expansions and renovations, besides architectural works such as Phuoc Duyen tower, Dai Hung palace, Dia Tang palace, Quan Am palace… with stone stele, bronze bell, Thien Mu Pagoda today is home to many precious antiquities in both history and art. The statue of the Dharma protector, the statue of the Ten Kings, the Maitreya Buddha … or the couplets here have marked the history of a golden age of Vietnam. Thien Mu Pagoda.
Coming to Hue, it is a mistake if tourists do not visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Because over hundreds of years, each architectural work here contains solemnity and is a harmonious combination between human talent and beautiful natural landscape. Participate in Hue tourism in general, and Thien Mu Pagoda In particular, visitors will be comfortably immersed in their mind drifting along the Perfume River from upstream to downstream to feel a different life in peaceful Hue.
Thuan An Beach
Thuan An Beach Located in Thuan An town, Phu Vang district, Thua Thien – Hue province, the sea is located right next to the Thuan An estuary. This is the place where the Perfume River flows down the direction of Tam Giang Lagoon and then empties into the East Sea, merging with the vast ocean. Therefore, Thuan An beach has its own beauty between the light of the gentle river and the vast sea. That’s why King Thieu Tri ranked Thuan An beach as the 10th scenic spot in the Second Neighborhood.
Thuan An Beach It is also a beach that is loved by many tourists when coming to Hue because of the gentle and poetic beauty of the gentle waves. Immerse yourself in the cool and refreshing water, take a walk along the golden sandy beach, or enjoy delicious fresh seafood dishes to enjoy a wonderful vacation in the beautiful Thuan An beach paradise. pretty.
Hue tourists want to admire Thuan An beach It only takes about 15 minutes by taxi, half an hour by motorbike or 45 minutes by bicycle. Summer is coming, but there is nothing better than traveling to Thuan An to enjoy the scenery and immerse yourself in the cool clear water.
Bach Ma National Park
If you think that Hue only has mausoleums and that when you go to Hue, you only go around a few scenic spots in the inner city, it is a regrettable mistake. Because more than that, Hue has many beautiful natural landscapes, charming mountains, which must be mentioned Bach Ma National Park. Just one day “lost” here, you can not only immerse yourself in the wild nature with consecutive cool streams or lakes in Ngu Ho, but also have the opportunity to conquer the peak of Vong Hai Dai and climb the mountain. The majestic Do Quyen waterfall with an altitude of over 1 meters… and many other interesting experiences. If you are a lover of discovering new roads, challenges and conquering nature, then this will be the ideal journey for you.
About 40km from Hue city, Bach Ma National ParkPhu Loc and Nam Dong districts are interesting tourist destinations for travelers who are passionate about exploring, learning and wanting to conquer themselves. The craggy, magnificent Bach Ma mountain and the rich vegetation and animals are eco-tourism destinations that should not be missed when coming to Hue.
Hon Chen Palace
Lying on the slopes of Ngoc Tran mountain, looming hidden among the green trees and directing itself in the shadow of the waters of the Perfume River, Hon Chen Palace is a cluster of historical and religious relics including 10 works with unique ancient decorative architectural features. This cluster of relics is also a unique cultural and religious tourist destination that attracts many visitors on the occasion of the festival taking place in the 3rd and 7th lunar month every year.
Hon Chen Palace is a shrine associated with many anecdotes. According to the old legend Hon Chen Palace The name is Hoan Chen with the meaning of “returning the jade cup”, the reason for that name is because King Minh Mang once came here dropped a cup of jade into the Perfume River, thinking there was no way to get it back. Suddenly, a turtle as big as a mat emerged with a jade cup and returned it to the king. However, in the official ordination diplomas of the Nguyen kings, the temple still appears with the official name “Ngoc Tran Son Tu” with the meaning of the temple at Ngoc Tran mountain. In the reign of King Dong Khanh, this palace was renamed Hue Nam Dien with the meaning of bringing favor to the king of the South and associated with many other anecdotes.
Although known by many names, until now, folk are still familiar with it Hon Chen Palace or Hoan Chen Palace. Hon Chen Palace Formerly a temple dedicated to the goddess PoNagar of the Cham people. According to legend, the goddess was the daughter of the Jade Emperor who was sent to earth, she was responsible for creating the earth, plants and rice.
Lap An lagoon
Not far from Lang Co beach, Lap An lagoon appeared with a gentle, magical beauty. When the sunlight of the sunset gradually disappears behind the majestic Bach Ma mountain range, the calm water in Lap An lagoon turns into a brilliant orange-yellow color mixed with the deep blue of the lagoon, creating a picture. Watercolor very lively. In addition to the beauty that makes many people passionate, this place also has special dishes made from extremely famous oysters.
Combine a trip to Lang Co beach with a visit to Lap An lagoon (also known as An Cu lagoon) is an attractive Hue tourist destination. When the sunlight of the sunset gradually disappears behind the majestic Bach Ma mountain range, the water surface is calm Lap An lagoon The color changes to a brilliant orange-yellow color interwoven with the deep blue of the lagoon, looking from afar it looks like an extremely fanciful and vivid ink painting. Moreover, the people here are also famous for their oyster farming, so coming here, in addition to admiring the beautiful lyrical natural scenery, you also have the opportunity to enjoy delicious dishes made from oysters.
Thien An Hill – Lake Thuy Tien
Thien An is an undulating hilly area located in the south of Hue city, on the way to visit Khai Dinh mausoleum, about 2km from Cau Lim junction. Thien An will appear to be a green color of thousands of pines with hillside plots, leaf roofs and zigzag roads.
Ho Thuy Tien is located on Thien An hill, shady with green trees. If Ho Thuy Tien With a quiet, poetic and romantic beauty, Thien An Hill has the appearance of a “miniature Da Lat” because it is covered with green pine trees. All blend together to give visitors a feeling of lightness and relaxation in a spacious and peaceful space. Ho Thuy Tien is a beautiful water reservoir taken from the romantic Perfume River with a pump system with a capacity of 4.000m3 / hour creating a pleasant feeling for guests by cool water, fresh sky on the high mountain. This place has become the ideal rendezvous for many young people who want to take a boat trip on the lake and watch the pine trees ringing in the wind. A majestic water music stage with a capacity of 2.500 seats is also being urgently completed to serve visitors, and a system of 20 high-class bedrooms interwoven on the hillsides will surely make everyone happy. been to.
In addition, many other items such as a luxury restaurant system with famous Hue dishes such as spring rolls, Hue cakes, royal dishes…, tennis court, swimming pool. Over a year, when the Aquarium was put into operation, hundreds of thousands of tourists came here. Especially, Thuy Cung tourist area with a diverse and rich ecosystem from impressive colorful fishes to rare reptiles is very interested by visitors to buy tickets to see.
Thuy Bieu eco-tourism
Visiting Hue, you not only visit the resting place built by the Nguyen kings when they were reigning, but also visit the Citadel, the administrative and living center of the court of the kings. The journey will also combine with experience activities at Thuy Bieu ecological village. A village in the heart of Hue city with simple peace, where you will be able to relax and enjoy special dishes with bold flavors of the ancient capital.
About 5km from Hue city, Thuy Bieu is the cradle of Hue culture. The village is famous for Thanh Tra specialties for hundreds of years in Hue. I don’t know where this tree originally came from and was grown in Thuy Bieu ever since, but the profession of Thanh Tra has been passed down from generation to generation in families living here for many generations, perhaps because of that, the quality The village’s Thanh Tra fruit flavor is always preserved and loved by everyone.
Thuy Bieu Village famous for its fragrant Thanh Tra gardens and hundred-year-old ancient houses. Come to Thuy Bieu At any time of the year you will also feel the poetic and peaceful scenery with tree-lined streets. Scented green tea gardens always contribute to creating those green roads.
In particular, you can cycle around the village and stop to visit villages making rice wine, making incense or making votive paper. Or visit and chat with an heirloom paper painting family in Thuy Bieu to understand more about the culture and life of the people in the village.
Nowadays, people in Thanh Tra area Thuy Bieu – Hue knows how to preserve and promote local precious fruit products, a Vietnamese agricultural product of true value, and knows how to awaken the potential of connecting agriculture, eco-tourism, cuisine, cultural history, and present with past and future.