Discover the rich cultural traditions and history of Hue, the capital of Vietnam's last dynasty.
Located in central Vietnam, Hue is the former capital of Vietnam's last dynasty and has an elegant setting on the banks of the Perfume River. Founded as a royal city in 1687, Hue is known for its citadels, palaces, royal tombs and pagodas. Having preserved its cultural heritage, Hue is the perfect city to get a glimpse into imperial court life. Your tour begins with a visit to the Imperial City of Hue and the Hue Citadel, designed exclusively for the Emperor and his household. This 200 year-old citadel provides an insight into the architecture of the time. The Hue royal complex is a sight to behold and is officially recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. You'll conclude your tour with a visit to the Tu Duc Royal Tomb, considered one of the most beautiful mausoleums around Hue.