Things to Do in Hue


Phu Cam Cathedral

Phu Cam Cathedral

Phu Cam main Cathedral is situated at Phuoc Vinh, Hue City. The Cathedral was built with modern architecture, designed by the architect Ngo Viet Duc. In early 1963, the construction…

Dien Phung Tien Temple

Dien Phung Tien Temple

Dating from 1814 this site served as the royal temple to honor Nguyen Emperors and their empresses from Gia Long to Khai Dinh. On their birthdays and on death anniversaries attendance…

Tinh Minh Building, Imperial City Hue

Tinh Minh Building, Imperial City Hue

A wooden structure named Thong Minh Duong built in 19th century, originally stood on this site. In 1927 it was replaced with the current building which was modernized and used as…

Tam Giang Lagoon

Tam Giang Lagoon

Tam Giang Lagoon, located 15 km from Hue City, is the biggest lagoon in Southeast Asia, covering nearly 22,000 hectares. The lagoon is the meeting place of 3 big rivers,…

Tomb of Dong Khanh

Tomb of Dong Khanh

Dong Khanh tomb is located on the land of Cu Si hamlet, Hue city. Built in 1917, the tomb of Emperor Dong Khanh is the smallest yet the most individual….

Tomb of Gia Long

Tomb of Gia Long

The tomb of Gia Long, officially Thien Tho Tomb, is a royal tomb of Nguyen Dynasty. Situated at Thien Tho mount, 18 km south of Hue, the tomb of Gia…

Ngu Binh Mountain

Ngu Binh Mountain

Ngu Binh Mountain, also known as Ngu Mountain, is located 4 km south of Hue. The 105m high mountain has a striking and symmetric figure. Ngu Binh Mount is the…

Trang Tien Bridge

Trang Tien Bridge

Trang Tien Bridge is the symbol of Hue. It crosses the Perfume River right in the middle of town and links the Citadel with Hue’s new town area. The bridge is…

An Hien Garden House

An Hien Garden House

The An Hien Garden House is located on an area of 4,608 square meters in Xuan Hoa Village, Hue City. It was originally the residence of the 18th daughter of…

Perfume River

Perfume River

The Perfume River, or Song Huan River, is a river that crosses the city of Hue. In the autumn, flowers from orchards upriver from Hue fall into the water, giving the river a perfume-like…

Vong Canh Hill

Vong Canh Hill

Vong Canh hill lies 7km from the center of Hue, just 600m from the tombs of Dong Khanh and Tu Duc. The hill is another scenic spot of Hue which reflects…

Tu Hieu Pagoda

Tu Hieu Pagoda

Situated in a pine forest about 5 km from Hue city’s center in Vietnam, established in 1843 by Nhat Dinh a superior Buddhist monk.          

Tomb of Tu Duc

Tomb of Tu Duc

Lies in a narrow valley in the village of Thuong Ba, 8 km from Hue, Tu Duc’s tomb was constructed in 1867. Tu Duc was a legendary scholar and philosopher…

Tomb of Khai Dinh

Tomb of Khai Dinh

Hue has long been recognised as being rich in Vietnamese history. There are many tombs in Hue’s countryside to see. Visitors interested in its history should take a bit of…

Tomb of King Thieu Tri

Tomb of King Thieu Tri

The Thieu Tri’s tomb is situated in Chu Chanh village, 8 km from the Hue city. It was constructed in 1849 and divided into 2 parts: the temple area and…

Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral

Remarkable old church from the French Colonial days with a design.          

Tomb of Minh Mang

Tomb of Minh Mang

The Minh Mang Royal Tomb is located on Cam Ke mount on the west bank of the Perfume River, 12 km form Hue. It is the final resting place of…

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hue displays a collection of photos and memorabilia telling the story of Ho’s early life of poverty in Vinh and revolutionary activities of President Ho…

Ho Quyen (Tiger Fighting Arena)

Ho Quyen (Tiger Fighting Arena)

The tiger fighting arena was built in 1832 under the Minh Mang dynasty to host fights between elephants and tigers. The good news is that the fights have not been…

Thanh Toan, The Japanese Bridge

Thanh Toan, The Japanese Bridge

Thanh Toan is a covered bridge that was originally built in 1776 with a tile roof, the center of the bridge contains an alter in memory of Ms. Tran Thi…