Area: 70.99 sq. km
- Wards: Phu Nhuan, An Cuu, Truong An, Phuoc Vinh, Vinh
Ninh, Phu Hoi, Xuan Phu, Vy Da, Tay Loc, Thuan Loc, Thuan Thanh, Thuan Hoa,
Kim Long, Phu Hoa, Phu Cat, Phu Hiep, Phu Hau, Phu Binh, Phu Thuan and Phuong
- Communes: Thuy An, Huong Long, Huong So, Thuy Xuan, Thuy Biều.
groups: Viet (Kinh)
City is one of places which have many
cultural heritages. Up to now, there is no place like
Hue remaining a lot of originally historical
vestiges as in this ancient
On the northern bank of
River has relics consisting of
palaces, which were constructed as arc defensive ramparts with 11km length. This
valuable construction includes more than 100 architectural works which were
extremely reflected the life of Emperors and mandarins under reign of Nguyen.
Situated in the
middle of hills on the southern bank of
River are very beautiful tombs of
Kings Nguyen. Among these tombs are the four famous ones with the name and the
arrangements of the tomb reflected each Emperor’s points of view, personality
and tastes. This is majestic Gia Long Tomb, imposing Minh Mang Tomb, poetic Tu
Duc Tomb and magnificent Khai Dinh Tomb.
Hue is also an important center of Buddhism.
Hue and its surrounding still exist tens of
pagodas constructed more 300 years ago, and a hundred of temples and pagodas
built in the early century. Besides,
Hue is a place where the royal music is
originated, and a place with traditional famous dishes and sophisticated
As a unique city
still remains its form of City under Middle Age and the constructions of
has become a big and invaluable museum. Therefore, vestiges in
ancient capital have been classified by the government as a very precious
property and on December 1993
has been recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Administration of Tourism