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Banh khoai – Hue’s rustic delicacy

Amidst the rich tapestry of culinary delights in Hue City, banh khoai stands out as a rustic delicacy that has captured the hearts of countless food enthusiasts with its distinctive flavors and texture.

Sesame candy: A taste of Hue’s culinary heritage

Sesame candy, or mè xửng in Vietnamese, holds a revered place in the rich culinary tradition of Hue, the ancient capital.

Hue named Vietnam's most affordable destination ​

Hue emerges as the most affordable destination for travellers in Vietnam in April and May, according to the online travel platform Agoda.

Kien Trung palace to open to visitors during Lunar New Year

After five years of restoration and upgrade, Kien Trung Palace in Hue Imperial Citadel (Dai Noi) is set to open its door to visitors during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet holiday).

Hue enshrouded in morning mist

In the midst of the cool season, the former imperial capital of Hue awakens veiled in a thick morning mist.

Popular destinations in Thua Thien Hue receive ASEAN tourism awards

Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien Hue is one of three Vietnamese destinations to be presented with the ASEAN Clean Tourism City 2024 award within the framework of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2024.

Two former royal palaces to open door to visitors during Lunar New Year

After a period of restoration, Thai Hoa and Kien Trung Palaces, two important palaces of the former Nguyen Dynasty, are set to open to visitors during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, known locally as Tet.

Student project done to promote Hue cuisine

A group of young students from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam have launched a project called Mot Food o Hue (One Food in Hue) to advertise Hue cuisine.

Hue eyes status as regional tourism hub

Diversifying tourism products and improving customer experiences are important measures for Thừa Thiên-Huế to attract more visitors and achieve its goal of becoming a cultural, tourism and healthcare centre in Southeast Asia by 2030.

Things to do in Hue for Autumn Festival 2023

The ongoing Hue Autumn Festival features a variety of activities to entertain travelers to Vietnam's former imperial capital.

Honoring Holy Mother in Hue

Deep within the heart of the central city of Hue lies Hue Nam, also known as Hon Chen Temple.

Hue Festival 2023 to include festive cultural events, fashion shows

The Autumn Festival, from July to September, will have 12 events including a fine art exhibition, an Áo Dài festival, traditional boat racing on the Hương River, and a photography competition.

Daily life in the 500-year-old village

Phuoc Tich ancient village is located in Phong Dien District, Thua Thien Hue Province, about 30 kilometers north of downtown Hue City.

A Hue specialty offered to the king

The preparation of Huong Can wrapped cake is quite sophisticated and intricate as Hue people choose natural ingredients and pour their hearts into making the cake, captivating the diners’ taste buds with a blend of all spices.

Explore the mangrove forest called the 'muse' of Hue City

Only about 15km from the center of the former royal capital city of Hue, Ru Cha forest is a rare primeval mangrove forest in the Tam Giang lagoon system.

The Hue art of jewelry making

Through more than 200 years of ups and downs, the art of jewelry making in Hue was once thought to have fallen into oblivion. Thanks to the efforts of generations of artisans, the art is flourishing now more than ever.

Hue Citadel in the Chinese parasol blossom season

In late March and early April, Chinese parasol trees (Firmiana simplex) in Hue Imperial Citadel bloom, creating a peaceful and poetic scene for the ancient capital city.

Hot-air balloon festival to be held in Hue

The central city of Hue will host a hot-air balloon festival from April 10 to 20, according to the Thua Thien Hue Province’s Department of Tourism.

Hue Festival 2023 to get underway from late April

The Hue Festival 2023 is set to take place from April 28 to May 5, with the cultural event featuring a diverse range of activities to introduce Vietnamese culture to the world, according to the organising board.

Sinh Village in wrestling festival

On the first days of the Lunar New Year, Sinh Village in Phu Mau Commune in the ancient capital of Hue is busy with the wrestling festival.