Hue Tourist Attractions  – Hue is one of the three largest tourist areas in Vietnam (northern Vietnam, central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam). Travelling to Hue, you will come to an area of fascinating and beautiful attractions, with the charming and peaceful Huong river on the side of the majestic Ngu Binh mountain.

The most ideal time to visit Hue Tourist Attractions?

Weather in Hue has its own characteristics, so not every season to Hue is also an ideal time to explore this ancient capital.

The summer season lasts from March to August, characterized by hot weather, high temperatures sometimes up to 40 degrees Celsius. The rainy season from October to January, heavy rains often floods, It is also cold, with temperatures as low as 9 degrees Celsius. The spring from January to the end of March is relatively cool.

The fall period from September to the end of November, is considered the ideal time to travel Hue. At this time the weather is mild, not too hot and not cold, cool climate is convenient for sightseeing Hue Tourist Attractions.

How to get to Hue and to visit most famous Hue Tourist Attractions?

Hue Tourist Attractions

Train to Hue from Hanoi

To travel to Hue you can take 3 main means of transportation: airplane, train or bus:

+ Take a plane to Hue

You can get to Hue by two airlines that are Vietnam Airlines & VietJet Air to Phu Bai Airport (Hue) or Da Nang Airport. Phu Bai Airport (Hue) is 15 km from Hue city center, about 25 minutes by car to City Center. If you go to Da Nang airport (120 km from Hue), the take 2 hours drive through Hai Van tunnel.

+ Train to Hue:

You can get to Hue by train from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh, train takes a long time but you can enjoy beautiful scenery on the way, for those who have a lot of time you think should choose this vehicle to move.

+ Bus to Hue:

Local bus to Hue is simple and cheap, but you will have to spend one day to move from Hanoi / Saigon to Hue.

Which are the most famous Hue Tourist Attractions?

Hue was the last capital of the feudal dynasty of Vietnam. For that reason, Hue has retained many ancient palaces such as the Royal Palace, Thien Mu Pagoda, royal tombs and so on.

Hue Tourist Attractions

Imperial Citadel

Royal Palace – Hue Royal Palace is the only royal palace still remained in Vietnam today, including the Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden City with many unique architectural works and valuable cultural values. Imperial Citadel was the most important political office of the court. Forbidden City is the living and working place of the king and his family. The Citadel is very wide, including some typical areas such as Ngo Mon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Dien Tho Palace, Tuong Sanh Palace, etc. It takes at least a half of day to visit the whole area.

Thien Mu Pagoda

Thien Mu Pagoda – The pagoda has a wonderful view overlooking the romantic and peaceful river of Huong. You can take boat tour on Huong river to visit the pagoda within 2 hours. The pagoda is about 5km away from the center of Hue city on Ha Khe hill, on the left bank of Huong river, on Huong Long commune.

Khai Dinh Tomb

Khai Dinh Tomb – Khai Dinh Tomb is an ancient building with a very unique architecture and has been recognized as World Cultural Heritage by Unesco. Khai Dinh Tomb is the tomb of King Khai Dinh, the 12th king of the Nguyen Dynasty. This is a unique architecture with a blend of modern European and traditional Vietnamese architecture.

Tu Duc Tomb

Tu Duc Tomb – Tu Duc Tomb was built in a narrow valley in Duong Xuan Thuong village (Thuong Ba hamlet, Thuy Xuan commune, Hue city) in the middle of a pine forest. This is one of the most beautiful buildings of the imperial architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty and worth a visit in Hue. About 8km from center of Hue.

Ming Mang Tomb

Ming Mang Tomb – Ming Mang Tomb is considered Hue’s biggest royal tomb, with harmonious and beautiful architecture. About 12km from center of Hue.

Hue Tourist Attractions

Ngu Binh mountain

Ngu Binh mountain – From ancient times to now, Ngu Binh mountain and Huong river are two of Hue’s number one attractions. When it comes to the Perfume River, people think of Ngu Binh Mountain, and when it comes to Ngu Binh Mountain, people think of Perfume River.

Famous beaches you can go for relaxing in Hue are Thuan An beach, Canh Duong beach and Lang Co beach.

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Lang Co Beach, 50km away from Hue


Above is recommendations and suggestions from Hanoi Tours Expert to travelers, especially for those who is planning a trip to Hue. Should you have any questions or need to book a tour to Hue please do not hesitate to contact us.