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Hue Ancient Capital

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Province: Thua Thien-Hue

Area: 5 009 km2
Population (2001): 1 078 900
Districts: Phong Dien, Quang Dien, Huong Tra, Phu Vang, Huong Thuy, Phu Loc, Nam Dong, A Luoi and Hue City.
Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there is no places like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City.
On the Northern bank of Perfume 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 Nguyen’ reign. Situated in the middle of hills on the Southern bank of Perfume River are very beautiful tombs of Nguyen Kings. 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. In 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. Hue offers so many tour attractions, if you want to visit this amazing city make sure to book your Hue hotels ahead of time.

Besides, Hue is a place where the royal music is originated, and a place with traditional famous dishes and sophisticated handicraft.
As a unique city of Vietnam still remains its form of City under Middle Age and the constructions of monarchic, Hue has become a big and an invaluable museum. Therefore, vestiges in Hue ancient capital have been classified by the government as a very precious property and on December 1993 Hue has been recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Cultural Relics Natures Ancient Construction

Thien Mu Pagoda

Dieu De Pagoda

Tu Dam Pagoda

Tu Hieu Pagoda

Redeemer Church

Phu Cam Main Cathedral

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Royal Fine - Arts Museum

Tomb of Tu Duc

Tomb of Duc Duc

Tomb of Khai Dinh

Tomb of Minh Mang

Tomb of Dong Khanh

Tomb of Gia Long

Tomb of Thieu Tri

Ngu Binh Mountain

Vong Canh Hill

Bach Ma Mountain

Perfume River

Thuan An beach

Lang Co beach

Canh Duong beach

Tam Giang lagoon

An Hien Garden House

OTHER WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN VIETNAM:
Halong Bay
Hue Ancient Capital
Phong Nha - Ke Bang
Hoi An Ancient Town
My Son Sanctuary