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Da Vien Cay, the most important feng shui element of the ancient Hue Citadel, is set to be reconstructed by the local government to restore it to its former glory as an imperial garden.

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.

Studying river plastic waste: the early steps

In Vietnam, management agencies are busy studying pollution caused by ocean plastic waste, but another type of pollution, river plastic waste, has occurred.

Dragon boat tour on Perfume River

Dragon boat tours on Huong (Perfume) River have drawn a flock of visitors who have not only admired Hue imperial city but also immersed themselves in melodies of Hue songs.

Flamboyant flowers leave streets of Hue awash with red

Locals in the city of Hue can always tell when summer is about to begin as the red blooms of the flamboyant flowers become more evident throughout the city’s streets.

Huong river’s charm by night

When the sky gets dark, colorful boats start lighting up Huong river, creating impressive scenery in the central province of Thua Thien–Hue.


Urbanization worsens environment along Huong River

VietNamNet Bridge - Along Huong River, from mountain to estuary, the environment is at risk of being disrupted by natural disasters and urbanization.

Hue's iconic river turns muddy

 The waters of Hue’s iconic Huong River have become very muddy due to landslides caused by the most recent storm.

Historical site in Hue under threat

 VietNamNet Bridge – Plans to turn Hue's historical Vong Canh Hill, part of the UNESCO World Heritage site, into a park has worried locals that the picturesque ruins of the former imperial capital city will be vandalised.

Enjoying hen dishes on islet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Located several kilometers from downtown Hue City, Hen is a small islet in the middle of the Huong River, which has been created over time from alluvial soil.

Islet isolation suits a Hue family just fine

 VietNamNet Bridge – Once upon a time, it might have served as a home for someone like Robinson Crusoe, but even today, a tiny islet in the middle of the Huong River not too far from a major city turned out to be a surprising discovery.

Glimpsing colours of Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tet has yet to come, but the smell of it lingers in alleys throughout the country.

Hue City turns livelier

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hue City is a well-known destination for local and foreign tourists thanks to its unique beauty. However, Hue seems to transform itself into a different one; it is more bustling and more colorful at night.

Mussel Rice in Huong River

 VietNamNet Bridge – Travelling to Hue, visitors not only enjoy the stunning view of the Huong River but also have chance to enjoy one of the best Vietnamese foods there. It is well known as Com Hen Song Huong (Mussel Rice in Huong River).

Hardy fisherman challenges the River God

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many South-east Asians, including Vietnamese, are hesitant about trying to rescue people from drowning in case their efforts displease the River God.

Vietnam through Toba Mika’s katazome technique

 VietNamNet Bridge – ‘Toba Mika – Scenes remaining forever in one’s soul’ opened on Thursday, Nov 21, at the HCMC Museum of Fine Arts in downtown HCMC, as part of the 40th anniversary of Vietnam–Japan diplomatic ties.

Hue City: Hydropower dams open, districts submerged

The water levels in the Huong and Bo rivers in Hue City were approximately at the 3rd alarming level yesterday, causing flooding in Hue City, Quang Dien district and Huong Tra town.

Ben Ngu - a reminder of the past

 VietNamNet Bridge – In Google Map or Wikimapia, An Cuu River looks like a small canal flowing gently to the south of the former imperial capital of Hue.