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Hue Attractions

There are many places to visit in Hue from historic, natural, and eco to beach sites. You will learn about the most famous tourist attractions that thousands of travelers visit when coming to this ancient city.

1. Hue Imperial Citadel

Located next to the Perfume River, Hue Imperial Citadel is an architectural work bearing cultural features of the Nguyen Dynasty - the last in the feudal history of Vietnam. Moreover, it is also a historical mark despite the ups and downs in the Vietnamese timeline.

Hue Citadel

Hue Citadel

 

2. Dong Ba Market

Dong Ba Market is located on Tran Hung Dao Street, right on the bank and in the middle of Truong Tien and Gia Hoi Bridge. You will see a traditional market with an imposing space as everything of Hue people's life, culture, and custom. This is an opportunity for you to better understand the unique cultural features of local people and record beautiful memories in the land of ancient times.

Dong Ba Market

Dong Ba Market

 

3. Thien Mu Pagoda

Thien Mu Pagoda in Kim Long ward is also one of the most mentioned places to explore the city. This is a sacred destination for Buddhists from all over the world and circulates myths for many generations.

Thien Mu Pagoda

Thien Mu Pagoda

 

4. Tu Duc Tomb

The mausoleum in Thuy Ba village is another site that attracts many tourists to experience Vietnamese history. Tu Duc tomb has sophisticated architecture, a charming landscape painted with a harmonious space, and no angular beauty like others. Therefore, out of all the complex mausoleums in Hue's ancient capital, Tu Duc King's burial ground is considered the most beautiful work.

Tu Duc Tomb

Tu Duc Tomb

 

5. Minh Mang Tomb

The Tomb of Minh Mang King is one of the most imposing mausoleums in the architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty. All of his architectural works are built on Confucian ideas. Inside the mausoleum, there are many structures arranged symmetrically, parallel to three axes. The special thing is that there is a pond full of fragrant lotus in the middle of the campus.

Minh Mang tomb

Minh Mang tomb

 

6. Khai Dinh Tomb

Once visiting Minh Mang Tomb, there is another landmark for you to come to Khai Dinh Tomb as this place is also in Huong Tra town. Streams, mountains surround the mausoleum, and hills are considered elements for previous water convergence. Hence, it gives the mausoleum a majestic natural environment.

Unlike other mausoleums with traditional style, visitors see tower-shaped gates at Khai Dinh Tomb influenced by Indian architecture or Roman arches. This place stands out with two rows of mandarin statues that are sculpted like real people. They are special models that make everyone surprised when directly touched.

Khai Dinh Tomb

Khai Dinh Tomb

 

7. Gia Long Tomb

Not as majestic as others, the thing that makes visitors fall in love with the mausoleum is the large pine forests, fresh landscape, and free space. Nestled in the middle of a vast pine forest and hills, Gia Long Mausoleum has an ancient, wild, and peaceful beauty. Coming to Hue, you should once visit the mausoleum to admire its beauty and discover the story of the immortal history associated with this tomb.

Gia Long Tomb

Gia Long Tomb

 

8. Quoc Hoc Hue - Century Old High School

Welcome to Quoc Hoc Hue - one of the three oldest high schools in Vietnam. The school is at 12 Le Loi Street, Hue City. It is very easy to recognize this destination partly because the school gate is colored red and built with very special ancient architecture.

Quoc Hoc Hue

Quoc Hoc Hue

 

9. Bach Ma National Park

Bach Ma National Park in Phu Loc district is one of the major biosphere areas in central Vietnam. You will learn about the rich flora and fauna, admire the majestic scenery of the mountains and forests, and feel the weather in all seasons in a day. If you are lucky, you may encounter rare animals that go for a walk to explore the forest. 

Bach Ma National Park

Bach Ma National Park

 

10. Tam Giang Lagoon

Tam Giang Lagoon is known as the largest brackish lagoon in Southeast Asia. If you seek somewhere wildness, tranquility, and peace, it's time to discover Tam Giang Lagoon! The most wonderful thing that you shouldn't miss is the moment of sunset. The time that rose gold light stained the entire lagoon has paved the way for a charming landscape to appear at its best.

Tam Giang Lagoon

Tam Giang Lagoon

 

11. Thanh Toan Bridge

Thanh Toan Bridge is located on the outskirts of Hue city, but there are many ways to reach it. The tiled Bridge over 200 years old in Hue possesses a unique beauty and presents as one of the very few remaining works built in the style of Japan in Vietnam. On special days like Hue Festival, the quiet tile bridge becomes dazzling by the fresh colors of lanterns, flowers, and fluttering flags, creating a vibrant accent for the idyllic countryside. 

Thanh Toan Bridge

Thanh Toan Bridge

 

12. Do Quyen Waterfall

If anyone has visited the beautiful waterfalls of Vietnam but has not yet come to admire the Do Quyen waterfall of Bach Ma Mountain, it'll be a big mistake. Do Quyen is about 300m high with flows along a very steep rocky shore. The cataract has been prominent among thousands of forest trees, where azaleas bloom brilliantly. The road is shady because of the forest canopy.

Do Quyen Waterfall

Do Quyen Waterfall

 

13. Vong Canh Hill

If you want to separate yourself from the city's bustling life, please come to Vong Canh Hill once! You will spend 30 minutes by private vehicle to reach this place. Located in the south of the city, Vong Canh Hill is considered a park for outdoor activities such as going sightseeing and traveling by waterway carriage. Standing above the hill, you can see the poetic scenery of Hue Citadel, and get a panoramic view of many ancient relics and wonderful scenes in a large natural space.

Vong Canh Hills

Vong Canh Hills

 

14. Truong Tien Bridge

Truong Tien Hue Bridge has an ancient vibe, so it soon becomes an impressive background for people to take photos. Surely you will get many beautiful virtual pictures with beautiful views! And to have more multi-dimensional views of this historic Bridge, visitors can choose for themselves a boat tour, then enjoy all the views and listen to folk songs of the Hue area.

Truong Tien Bridge

Truong Tien Bridge

 

15. Lang Co Beach

Welcome to one of the most beautiful bays in the world: Lang Co Beach. Located between Da Nang city and Hue city, Lang Co beach and Hai Van Pass will make you boom as they create a sympathetic scene. With charming natural scenery, Lang Co contains all the most perfect. It is the green of the mountains, the tropical forests, the smooth white sand, and the shimmering yellow sunlight.

Lang Co Beach

Lang Co Beach

If you fall in love with Vietnam, you should check in Hue once. It will be a holiday full of fun! Let's book Hue tours now to enjoy the wonderful attraction here.