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Minh Mang Tomb: the Best Tomb in Hue for Nature Lovers

According to Confucianism, Mandarin, elephants and horses statues were to guard the resting place for the Nguyen Emperors.Same rule applied for Minh Mang Mausoleum... Minh Mang Tomb or known as “Hieu Tomb” is about 12 km south of Hue City center in Huong Tho Commune, Huong Tra District, on the west bank of Perfume River. The mausoleum is the last resting place of the second emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty, Emperor Minh Mang and, in fact, is the largest royal tomb of Hue... Especially, it’s also one of the most...

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The Tet Offensive: What happened in the Famous Battle of Hue?

Introduce to the famous Battle of Hue "A romantic ancient city" was often the first comment many people recall about Hue. However, did you know that this ancient city has suffered so much from the wars of the past? And one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam war, the Battle of Hue in 1968 was the third of the three great catastrophes to befall the Hue city. What happened in Hue? Historical background In 1965, The United States began the invasion of southern Vietnam on a large...

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Duyet Thi Duong: The Oldest Vietnam Royal Theater

Introduction When mentioning the oldest Vietnam royal theater, people will remember Duyet Thi Duong Theater. In here, the traditional art forms, particularly Tuong (classical drama) were performed to serve the King and the royal family. Duyet Thi Duong is a part of Hue Imperial City under the Minh Mang Emperor. With the cultural values here, it will be an attractive destination in the Hue Citadel for you to visit. If you want to learn the traditional culture of Vietnamese, let’s explore with us! Duyet Thi Duong Theater - oldest Hue...

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Buddhist crisis in Hue: What happened in 1963?

Introduce to Buddhist Crisis in Hue One of the unknown events that happened during Vietnam War was the Buddhist Crisis in Hue. This surprisingly played an important role and marked as the beginning of the Vietnam Buddhist crisis. Let’s go back to Hue history and learn about it with us! Prior to the Buddhist Crisis in Hue The Diem Regime Vietnam divided into two regions North and South in 1955 at the DMZ border. North Vietnam was led by Ho Chi Minh Revolution Party while the South was under of...

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Hué Walk of Revolution

Experience the ONLY HUE WALKING TOUR compelling excellent progress of French and American Wars in Hue.

  • Price: from 19$
  • Start time: 8:30 or 14:00
  • DMZ Bar, 60 Le Loi, Hue City

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Hué Walk of Imperial City

Experience the BEST history walking tour in Hue Imperial city compelling excellent picture of Nguyen Dynasty during Feudal Era.

  • Price: from 20$
  • Start time: 8:30 or 14:00
  • Lac Thien Restaurant, 6 Dinh Tien Hoang street

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Nguyen Emperor Tombs Tour

Experience the best of Nguyen Royal Tombs in Hue city in half a day

  • Price: from 38$
  • Start time: 8:30 or 14:00
  • Pick Up from Your Hotel

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Road Trip Dong Hoi to Hue City

You will experience driving on the Highway 1 and visit the legendary Vietnam DMZ before reaching Hue City after 5 hours drive.

  • Price: from 75$
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Pick Up from Your Hotel

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Road Trip Chan May Port to Hue City and Back

Road Trip Chan May Port to Hue City offers you an opportunity to explore the Ancient city of Hue.

  • Price: from 120$
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Pick Up from Your Hotel