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Among the specialties of the ancient city of Hue, Com am phu, or “Hell” rice, stands out with its combination of white rice, pork, shrimp, egg and herbs, culminating in a flavorsome experience.

Another specialty from the home of the kings

Hue City in Thua Thien-Hue Province, which was home to the kings of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), always delights its visitors with an interesting food journey. 

An enjoyable experience at Lap An Lagoon

Lap An Lagoon, part of Lang Co Bay, around 70 kilometers from Hue City and 30 kilometers from Danang, was recognized as the world’s most beautiful bay by WorldBay Club several years ago.

Preserving Hue's symbolic wooden houses

Wooden houses are the fine ancient buildings that form the typical architecture and are a key part of the historical and cultural heritage of the former royal capital city of Hue. 

Exciting trips in Hue ancient city

Hue is one of the cities young tourists love to visit because they have seen many scenes of the Imperial Citadel in highly popular movies and music videos.

Making Kitchen God figurines for Tet in Thua Thien-Hue

In the buildup to the Lunar New Year, Dia Linh village in Thua Thien-Hue province is busy producing terra-cotta statues of the Kitchen Gods to serve the high demand for the festive season.

300-year-old craft village makes lifelike paper flowers

Lying downstream of the Huong (Perfume) River, Hue City, the Thanh Tien paper flower making village is 7 km away from the ancient imperial city of Hue and has a history spanning some 300 years.

Hue wins ASEAN tourism awards

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has won three ASEAN tourism awards, which will be presented at the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2022 in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on January 19.

A dish in Hue

Banh ep (in Vietnamese ep means “press” or “exerting physical force on something”), literally “pressed pie,” is a dish from Hue City in Thua Thien-Hue Province. The pie seems to be a simple dish yet it is really delicious.

Thua Thien-Hue to open Imperial Citadel night street zone

A night street zone around Hue Imperial Citadel, a UNESCO-recognised World Cultural Heritage, will be launched in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on December 31 to boost its nighttime economy.

Magnificent beauty of Hue imperial city's gates

Through many ups and downs, ten main gates of the Hue imperial city have still stood majestically and added charm to the land of “Than Kinh”, another name of the former capital city.

King Gia Long’s Mausoleum: the tomb of the first emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty

The mausoleum of King Gia Long is the tomb complex of the first king and founder of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945).

Tourist sites in Thua Thien – Hue to re-open on October 1

The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre has announced that it will re-open a number of tourist sites on October 1.

The beauty of Ru Cha mangrove forest in the fall

In the last days of September, when the leaves turn yellow, Ru Cha mangrove forest puts on a new, magical shirt that can charm any visitor.

The 100-year-old symbol of Hue Citadel

Spanning the Huong (Perfume) River, Truong Tien Bridge is a symbol of Hue City in Thua Thien-Hue Province. 

Tranquil village by largest brackish lagoon in Southeast Asia

Chuon Village in Phu Vang District, seven kilometers from Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province, boasts distinctive local culture as well as specialties. The village is on the bank of Tam Giang brackish lagoon—the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.

Bun nghe xao long, a unique dish of Hue

“Bún nghệ xào lòng (stir-fried vermicelli with pig intestines and turmeric) is one of Hue’s most popular dishes. It has closely connected with many generations of locals,” said my friend’s mother Hoang Thi Thuy.

Imperial city tinted with pink

In the third lunar month every year (around late March and early April), ngo dong, or Chinese parasol trees, are in full bloom throughout the Imperial City of Hue, Thua Thien-Hue Province.

A touch of Hue’s charm

The An Hien Garden House is a not-be-missed tourism destination in the emperor capital of Hue city.

Calendar distribution ceremony enacted in Thua Thien-Hue

The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre on January 1 hosted an opening ceremony for Ngo Mon space and re-enactment of Ban Soc ceremony (ceremony to distribute calendars for royal mandarins during the Nguyen Dynasty).