Hue Tourist Places to Visit in Hue, Vietnam, Asia
Hue is a city and capital of Thua Thien Hue Province in Vietnam served as the capital of Nguyen dynasty from 1802 to 1945 is a cultural and religious city situated on the coast of South China Sea. Populace of the city depends on traditional handicrafts and textile products and there are few educational institutions in the city.
Hue is bounded by Huong Tra, Quang Tri, Huong Rhuy, Hoa Khanh Bac, Da Nang and Hai Le situated 766 Kms away from the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi and coordinates of Hue is 16.4711° N, 107.5858° E.
History of Hue:
Hue was the capital city of Nguyen Lords from 17th to 19th century but in the year 1775, the region was captured by Trinh Sam and named the city as Phu Xuan and Nguyen Phuc Anh captured the Vietnam and declared Hue as the capital.
Until the year 1945, Hue was the capital of Vietnam but the Bao Dai Emperor established the communist government in Ha Noi and declared Hanoi as the head of the North Vietnam and during the French colonial, Sai Gon turn out to be the capital of South Vietnam.
Tourism in Hue:
Hue is a historical city situated on the banks of River Song Huong Perfume and the political, cultural and religious capital of Vietnam. Tourists can view number of historical monuments bounded by greenery and there ancient temples, rivers, mountains, valley and beaches which make this city to visit number of times by the local and international tourists throughout the year.
Places to visit in Hue:
Bach Ma National Park:
This national park is located at the distance of 30 Kms from Hue city is one of the most breathtaking places in Hue and most of the tourists visit this park for birds watching.
Vong Canh Hill:
This hill is located 5 Kms away from the city, at an elevation of 43 meters above the sea level and from top of the hill tourists can enjoy the stunning view of surroundings is very popular among the local tourists.
Nam Giao Esplanade:
It is a historical site situated at the distance of 7 Kms in Duong Xuan village in Hue, was constructed by King Gia Long in the reverence of his Father.
Minh Mang Tomb:
This tomb is one of the renowned and royal tombs in the Hue city and this tomb is visited by number of tourists.
Other places to visit in Hue:
- Tu Duc Tomb
- Thien Mu pagoda
- Dong Ba Market
- Hue Imperial Citadel
- Hue Temple of Literature
- Khai Dinh tomb
- Gia Long Tomb
- Thai Hoa Palace
Best Time to Visit Hue:
Best time to visit Hue is between the months of November to February.
How to Reach Hue?
Phu Bai Airport is located 15 Kms from the city and airport connects to cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh cities.
Hue is served by railway line and there are various railway stations in the city connecting to Hanoi, Ho chi Minh, Da Nang and various other cities and towns in Vietnam.
Hue is well connected to national highways and there are buses plying from various cities to Hue frequently and other transportations to get around the city are taxis, bikes, cyclo, and boats.
Where to Stay in Hue?
Hue is a historical city and several tourist sites are found in the city and hotels are located along the river side and some of the hotels situated in the city cost from $ 15 to $ 100 and above per night. Hotels in Hue are as follows:
- Pilgrimage Village Hue
- Best Western Premier Indochine Palace
- Century Riverside Hotel Hue
- Romance Hotel
- Green Hotel Hue
- Mondial Hotel Hue
- La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa
- Hotel Saigon Morin
- Victory Hotel Hue
- Imperial Hotel Hue
- New Star Hotel
- Hai Dang Hotel