The famous tourist destinations in Hue you should visit

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Hue is poetry and romantic. To know more more about the beauty of Hue, you should come here.To answer the question:  Where should we go in Hue when visiting this city? Vietnam Drive gives you some suggestions of the famous tourist destinations in He to explore.

Here are the popular sites in Heu City to explore.

Hue Citadel

The Citadel is one of the famous places that tourists cannot ignore when coming to Hue City, which is recognized by UNESCO as one of the monuments belonging to the complex of relics of Hue ancient capital. You will be amazed at the magnificent architecture of the old imperial city.

Hue Citadel
Hue Citadel. Photo by Central Coast Vietnam

Thien Mu Pagoda

Located about 5km from the center of Hue city, Thien Mu Pagoda, also known as Linh Mu Pagoda, is an ancient pagoda located on Ha Khe Hill, in front of the romantic Perfume River.  It is one of the famous temples not only of age but also of spirituality, it is rumored that this temple is sacred.

Thien Mu Pagoda - Hue
Thien Mu Pagoda – a sacred destination. Photo by Chilacasa

Quoc Hoc High School

As one of the ancient schools in the ancient capital, this school is the place that produced so many talents to the country and also where Uncle Ho studied. This is a place where many young people and couples choose to send pictures that mark each person’s important anniversaries.

Trang Tien Bridge

If you do not visit Trang Tien Bridge, you do not know Hue anymore. Over 100 years old, this bridge is part of the history of the ancient capital. This is also the place where you can take photos to save memories to Hue.

Truong Tien bridge - Hue
Photo by Andreas Bossard

Temple of Huyen Tran Princess

Also part of history, this temple was erected to commemorate Princess Huyen Tran – who contributed to the expansion of the country’s south.  Located at the foot of Ngu Phong mountain, belong to Ngu Tay village, Thuy An commune (now in An Tay Ward), Hue City,  Huyen Tran Temple where a lot of tourists visited by charming scenery here.

Statue of Buddha Guan Yin

As a land of Buddhism, sacred places in Hue are many and a quite famous place that is the statue of Guan Yin on Tu Tuong Mountain, Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy District. Step over 145 steps to the statue, you will feel your soul relaxed and peaceful than before.  On the lunar occasion, lunar calendar or holidays, local people and visitors come here burn incense and pray a lot.

Tu Duc Tomb

The place where King Tu Duc buried, this tomb was built with sophisticated architecture, enchanting scenery and one of the most beautiful royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty.

Khai Dinh Tomb

Contrary to the poetic and romantic character of Tu Duc Tomb, Khai Dinh Emperor’s tomb is full of mystery. Come here you will discover many stories behind this king.

Khai Dinh Tomb - Hue
The mystery of Khai Dinh Tomb. Photo by pmha0417 Thuy

Tu Dam Pagoda

Tu Dam means “the cloud of Budda”, this is one of the famous pagodas of Hue. Spacious pagoda, the altar Buddhist is decorated sanctuary, the surrounding landscape is very peaceful and calm.  This place will give visitors the feeling of quiet, away from the fatigue with life out of it.

Hue has so many famous places to explore, so do not miss Hue when you want to enjoy a vacation somewhere on the land of sunny Central. Hue is not animated, but the landscape paintings of Hue will make you passionate and attached when you’ve come once.(Minh Yen / Vietnam Drive)

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