Hue City Information
Thua Thien-Hue Province is located in Central Vietnam. It is next to Quang Tri
Province to the north, Da Nang to the south, and Quang Nam Province to the
south-west. This province leans up against the Truong Son mountain range and is
washed by the East Sea, along its 120km seashore.
Thua Thien-Hue offers very diversified and beautiful landscapes. Nature and
human beings create a harmoniously beauty with Bach Ma (White Horse) National
Park and other attractive beaches such as Thuan An, Lang Co and Canh Duong.
The province provides a well-balanced blend of royal heritage and folk culture.
As a matter of fact, tourists discover dozens of handicraft villages, with
annual festivals that are painstakingly organized.
Hue is also an important center of Buddhism. In Hue and its surrounding still
exist tens of pagodas constructed more 300 years ago, and hundred of temples and
pagodas built in the early 20th century.
Besides, tourist is able to enjoy many traditional famous dishes and find out
about sophisticated handicraft here.
Hue Citadel has been recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO
since December 1993, Hue Royal Musical (Nha nhac) has been declared as a World
Intangible Cultural Heritage since November 2003.