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A Day in Hue
This full day tour will allow you to explore some of the most fascinating historic sites in Hue, including the Imperial Citadel, the Thien Mu Pagoda and the tombs of Emperor Minh Mang and Khai Dinh. You can also enjoy a cyclo ride through scenic gardens.
Hue's Imperial Citadel was the seat of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whilst it was badly damaged during the America-Vietnam War, the buildings are still incredibly impressive. After exploring these ruins, enjoy a cyclo ride to the Tran Dinh Son museum home to an array of rare antiques.
Visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the most recognisable landmarks in the city. The pagoda has seven tiers, and dates back to 1601. Learn about the pagoda's interesting architecture and local mythology, and take in the views over the Perfume River.
Venture out into the countryside to visit the tombs of Emperor Minh Mang and Khai Dinh. The tombs are different to one another, but both feature intricate architecture. Continue to a private temple not available to the public to learn how Vietnam's younger generations worship emperor ancestors before returning to the city.
Please note, visiting time to the private temple depends on owner's availability and may not be available on some special occasions.
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