Update news Hue

Fire engulfs ancient house inside Quoc Tu Giam relic site in Hue City

A building in the UNESCO-recognised Quoc Tu Giam (Imperial Academy) relic in the imperial city of Huế was seriously damaged by fire on Wednesday afternoon.

Hue, Hoi An boost public bicycle share programme

The first phase of the Public Bike Sharing System has been launched in Hue City to develop a bicycle transportation plan for 2021-2026.

Hue city to become capital of Ao Dai

Thua Thien – Hue province has approved the project entitled “Hue – The capital of Ao Dai” to affirm the value and position of Hue’s Ao Dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress) in the culture of the ancient capital and the country.

Hue to have new museum about the Huong River

A museum of ancient pottery will open at the end of this year in the central province of Thua Thien Hue. The museum will be filled with pieces collected by Vietnamese-born German Thai Kim Lan.

Centre exhibiting royal legacy re-opens in Hue

A document storage centre that was established during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802–1945) was recently re-opened by Hue Monuments Conservation Centre.

Nguyen Dynasty’s last palace maid dies at age 102

Mrs. Le Thi Dinh, the last imperial maid of Vietnam’s last feudal dynasty, the Nguyen Dynasty, passed away on February 21 in the ancient capital city of Hue at the age of 102.

Hue to host long dress festival

The central province will host the ao dai (traditional long dress) and cuisine festival in Hue on December 18-23.

In a Hue palace, European style meets Asian tradition

With an amalgamation of architectural features from both the east and west, An Dinh Palace once stood out as a magnificent European palace with Vietnamese decoration within a web of monuments criss-crossing the former imperial city of Hue.

Chicken and termite grill delight

Hue is well-known for various traditional dishes like bánh bột lọc (tapioca dumplings), bún bò (beef noodles) and cơm hến (rice with mussels).

Ru Cha offers wetland wonderland for visitors

Just 10km outside Hue, Ru Cha, a primary wetland forest of mangroves has become a popular for day trippers exploring Huong Tra Town.

Hue revives old long dress fashion

The Thua Thien Hue provincial department of Culture and Sports has revived the wearing of ao dai (traditional long dress) costume in State agencies by mandating that men and women wear them.

Ngo Mon square - historical site of August Revolution

The last emperor of the last dynasty of Vietnam, Bao Dai, read to a large crowd an edict of abdication on 30 August, 1945 in front of the Ngo Mon gate in Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province.

Hue approves night market plan

Local authorities in the central province of Thua Thien Hue have approved a plan to set up a night market in the existing parking lot of Dong Ba Market, in the former imperial citadel, as a destination for tourists.

Thanh Tien paper flower making village

Over its 300-year history, the Thanh Tien paper flower making village is one of the attractive traditional craft villages in the ancient imperial city of Hue.

Classical beauty of Tu Duc Tomb as captured by foreigners

The tomb of former King Tu Duc is considered one the most popular tourist attractions amongst the royal mausoleums in Hue city, central Vietnam. 

Hue at night offers unforgettable experience for travelers

Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue is home to a mystical and charming beauty that is even more vibrant at night, so let’s discover some of the exciting sights visitors can enjoy.

Hue proves to be ideal destination for filmmakers due to romantic landscapes

Many directors believe that Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has the potential to become a film studio, as the locality is able to provide an attractive destination for filmmakers to use in the future.

Fashion industry marks return with August show in Hue imperial citadel

Designers Vu Ngoc and Son are set to launch a fashion show in Hue imperial citadel on August 17 to herald the return of the Vietnamese fashion industry following the novel coronavirus.

Fashioning shoes one step at a time

If you want to get to know the person you’re talking to, take a look at the shoes they’re wearing. They can tell a great deal about the elegance of the woman who chose them.

Central Vietnam’s beauty grabs Travel + Leisure headlines

Reporter Andrew Faulk of New York-based travel magazine Travel + Leisure has praised the hospitality, delicious food, and idyllic scenery of Vietnam’s central region which can be seen through a series of vivid photos.