Thua Thien Hue

  • Regal residence

    Regal residence

    Of the myriad aspects of cultural heritage belonging to the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), the residences in Hue are unique architectural works, expressing harmony between nature and people and where the hidden art of royal architecture in Hue is expressed.

  • Houses of worship

    Houses of worship

    Vietnam boasts a host of cathedrals from the north to the south.

  • Better together

    Better together

    A leading player in Hue’s tourism sector is a firm believer in joint endeavours bringing greater benefits than individual endeavours.

  • PROTECTING & PRESERVING

    PROTECTING & PRESERVING

    Hue has inherited a host of both tangible and intangible cultural heritage values, with all eyes now on the difficult task of their conservation.

  • Old design, new idea

    Old design, new idea

    Hue now offers visitors a new type of gift - conical hats made from lotus leaves - a product initiated by a man born in a typical hat-making village in the imperial city.

 

Pictorials

  • Regal residence

    Regal residence

    Of the myriad aspects of cultural heritage belonging to the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), the residences in Hue are unique architectural works, expressing harmony between nature and people and where the hidden art of royal architecture in Hue is expressed.

Bits & Pieces

  • Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017

    Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    April 07,2017 12:00 PM

    The Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2017 is being held with the theme ‘The Quintessence of Vietnamese Crafts’. It will feature a series of activities, including a special artistic performance at 8pm at the opening ceremony on 28 April, an traditional craft village space, hands-on handicraft guidance, and exchanges between artisans and visitors. Artworks, royal artefacts, and collections from famous collectors will be also on display during the festival. There is also a Culinary Festival, in which special and delicious dishes from Hue and other parts of Vietnam made by talented chefs will be introduced.

  • Six new local, international air routes for Hue

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    May 04,2017 10:14 AM

    The Thua Thien Hue Provincial People’s Committee has launched a plan to open six local and international air routes in the 2017-2020 period. Flights will connect its Phu Bai International Airport and the northern province of Quang Ninh, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, Thailand’s Chiang Mai, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. The new services are expected to help promote tourism in Hue and Vietnam, meeting the growing travel and trade demand between the ancient capital and other areas and countries.

  • NEW PEDESTRIAN MALL FOR HUE

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    September 05,2017 10:48 AM

    Authorities in the former imperial capital of Hue have given the green light to a plan to turn the backpacker area bordered by Pham Ngu Lao, Chu Van An, and Vo Thi Sau streets into a pedestrian-only precinct on weekend nights, in an effort to attract more foreign tourists and boost tourism development. Starting from late September, all vehicles will be banned from these streets every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening from 6pm to 2am. Vendors and household businesses in the area will be reorganised and given training to improve sales and service skills. Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street along the Huong River was previously turned into a pedestrian mall.

  • Puppetry and traditional arts theatre to open in Thua Thien Hue

    Puppetry and traditional arts theatre to open in Thua Thien Hue

    8pm, 21 & 22 March

    Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien St., HN

    February 02,2018 10:09 AM

     A puppet and traditional art theatre costing VND6.9 billion ($305,000) is to be built in the central province of Thua Thien Hue this year to boost local tourism development. On an area of 900 sq m, the theatre will be capable of seating 150 visitors and is expected to help diversify entertainment activities for local people and tourists, with water puppetry and traditional Hue art performances. Construction is scheduled to begin in the first quarter and be completed in the second quarter.

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