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Country rank: 6 out of 46 Places To Visit In Vietnam

Sub-Region: City of Hue


Ideal duration: 1 day

Best time: The best time to visit this place would be during Summers. (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Hue (Check Flights)


"Hue-City of Emperors"

Hue Tourism

Hue city is one of the oldest cities in the history of Vietnam. This city was once the capital of Vietnam and has seen pretty tough times. Although not completely surrounded by the rivers this city in Vietnam does sure contain some wonderful beaches. Regarded as the world heritage site by the UNESCO this site was once the city of emperors and visiting here you would still find numerous building which belonged to the rulers of the Nguyen dynasty

Hue is an important city in the history of Vietnam. This city was once regarded as the city of emperors and was also the capital of Vietnam during the starting of 19th century. This place is known to be preserved by the UNESCO and once used to contain some very beautiful buildings as well as monuments. However most of these monuments were destroyed during the American war and what you see today are merely the remains of those times. This place is known for its famous perfume River and would surely not disappoint anyone who is into a bit of history.

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  • The Scarlett Boutique Hotel

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The primary currency utilised in Vietnam is Vietnamese Dong. This currency is utilised all over the country and hence in the areas of Halong Bay as well.

Try getting you currency converted on the airport and hence remember carryig cash at all times. This area is quite modernised therefore you would not have problem getting money exchanged or withdrawn in the town.

Per day cost of moving around the country is somewhat VND 892491. This inlcudes meals as well as cost of ferries and some light drinks.

In vietnam you would find most of the people practicing the native or the folk religion of Vietnam. However, some people also donêt practice any religion. Apart from this some people in the area practice Budhism, while some tend to practice Catholicism.

Vietnam has some very specific etiquettes such as not displaying affection in public places, never touch someone's head. Also while talking donêt point finger rather use your hands. Make sure to dress up intelligently and avoid wearing short clothes in any of the public places.

Vietnamese is regarded as the official language of this country. However some of the other languages spoken in this area include Chinese, Kham etc. Some tourist guides and local people might be able to communicate in English too.

This city present in Vietnam was once known to be the capital of country however with the end of the American war the capital was shifted. This place was one of the prime cities during the ruling era of Nguyen emperors, however with the American war occuring most of the monuments as well as heritage sites were destroyed. Today the city has been re-incarnated and is growing on the path of modernisation.

This place has moderate levels of parties as well as music going on. Basically it offers a place for people to sit and drink with a couple of friends. Some of the cafes and bars which are popular for their night life include Mandarin Caf_, The DMZ Bar and Cafe Thu Wheels.

Visiting this place you should definitely try and buy Non La, which is a Vietnamese hat in a conical shape. This hat is something that most people in the area would wear. This hat is known to be special and sometime would have poem inscribed on it which can only be seen when the hat is held up in the sunlight.

One of the most commonly consumed food item in this area is rice. People tends to make rice in numerous forms and then consume it along with chicken, beef or pork. There are a lot of spices as well as herbs a part of their normal diet.

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