Thai Hoa PalaceHue was the capital city of Vietnam in the 19th century and it housed the last royal court in the country, the Nguyen Dynasty. Visiting Hue nowadays you can visit the legacy of the last royal family in Vietnam including the Imperial Citadel and the Royal Tombs.

Paradissa's travel guide for Hue doesn't only include the information for the tourist attractions in Hue City but also for those in Thua Thien Hue Province. Here you can find useful and practical information such as things to see and what to do, weather and climate, local cuisine... Nature lovers will find interesting information for Bach Ma National Park and Hai Van Mountain Pass, and photographers will find photogenic spots at Tam Giang Lagoon, Lang Co Beach, and in Hue City. Those that long for a quiet luxury beach vacation may find a great time at Lang Co.

  • Overview
    Bach Ma National Park is 60km south of Hue City, 730km south of Ha Noi and 1,000km north of Ho Chi Minh City (or Sai Gon). The national park is in the territory of Thua Thien Hue Province and the park includes the forests on the northern slope of the Hai Van (Sea Cloud) Pass.

  • Hue was the capital city of Vietnam from 1802 - 1945, controversially considered the most beautiful city in Vietnam. There's no doubt that Hue is a city of harmony with the encircling green mountains, the meandering rivers, the Vietnamese traditional houses nestled in trees….Everything of Hue seems to be just in the right place and in perfect harmony.

  • Hue Imperial Citadel was built from 1805 to 1832 by King Gia Long. The whole citadel is balanced on an axis running from north to south.

  • Hue Lang Co Beach Vacation features a luxury beach holiday at Lang Co in Hue for 3 days, 2 nights.

    Destinations: Hue, Lang Co Beach
    Tour Theme/Activity: Beach, Luxury, Off-the-beaten track, Golf
  • Hue Photos article contains the featured pictures and travel photos of Hue tourist attractions including Hue City, Hue Imperial Citadel and the Royal Tombs of Hue Vietnam.

  • Khai Dinh Tomb is 10km from Hue City and is among the most interesting tombs of the Nguyen Kings. The construction of Khai Dinh Tomb was started on 4th September, 1920 and works were done only after 11 years. Khai Dinh was the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty to build a tomb for himself.

  • Minh Mang was the ruling king of Vietnam from 1820 to 1841. In 1826, the King ordered the search for a good site to build his tomb and found the place only in 1840. The construction of the tomb had been underway for a few months when Minh Mang died and the successor, King Thieu Tri continued the work based on the design chosen by his father. The construction of Minh Mang's tomb was done only in 1843, 2 years after the king died.

  • Tu Duc Tomb was built from 1864 to 1867. The king selected the site and designed the whole complex himself. The tomb was finished when Tu Duc was still in reign and the king would often have retreats from Hue Royal Citadel to live and work from his going-to-be tomb.