TAG : Thua Thien Hue

  • Prestigious golf tournament hosted at Laguna Lăng Cô

    Prestigious golf tournament hosted at Laguna Lăng Cô

    The world-class integrated resort Laguna Lăng Cô recently joined with Hieu ve trai tim (Understanding the Heart Fund) and the Vietnam Golf Association to host the Swing for the Heart 2018 golf tournament.

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  • Hue turns on the lights

    Hue turns on the lights

    The former imperial capital of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien Hue has lit up its streets and tourist destinations on weekend nights to attract more visitors. Some 12,000 bulbs will be changed and 5,000 new ones added to the city’s parks, along the Huong (Perfume) River, and new residential areas and tourist sites. It also recently launched a project to illuminate ‘Ky dai Hue’ (Hue Flag Tower) with 1,000 LED bulbs, as part of activities to preserve and promote the historical value of the tower. Around 22,000 LED bulbs will be installed in the city’s public spaces.

  • Spilling out

    Spilling out

    In the highest building in the city centre at the intersection of three pedestrian streets and on three levels, Xa Ban is a bar to sit and enjoy the animated ambiance at night from high above, especially on the weekends.

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  • Savour the flavour

    Savour the flavour

    Known for its history, another highlight of a trip to Hue is the chance to taste its unique savoury cakes.

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  • Aid helping Thua Thien Hue develop traditional crafts

    Central Thua Thien Hue province has recently received a financial aid package of $29,000 from an individual in the UK to help develop its traditional craft products. The aid will be used for marketing activities and product development at traditional craft villages in the province in addition to maintaining the exhibition of craft products at the Hue Centre for Economic Development and Cultural Preservation. The province plans to invest VND144.3 trillion ($6.35 billion) in developing craft villages to 2020, with a focus on vocational training, developing new crafts, and expanding consumption markets. Craft villages will be restored or improved, such as Hue copper casting village, Phuoc Tich pottery village, My Xuyen wood carving village, Sinh folk painting village, Thuy Thanh conical hat village, and Zeng weaving village.

  • Imperious setting

    Imperious setting

    Ideally located on the 16th storey of a hotel right in the city centre, the Imperial Rooftop Bar is the highest spot from which to view Hue from above.

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  • Stunning  Setting

    Stunning Setting

    Summer Is The Best Time To Explore Magnificent Lang Co Bay In Central Vietnam, One Of The Most Beautiful Bays In The World.

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  • Fighting feel

    Fighting feel

    Open since 1994, DMZ was the first Western-style bar in Hue for expats and tourists.

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  • Hue looks to become ‘food capital’

    Hue looks to become ‘food capital’

    Authorities in the central province of Thua Thien Hue are to invest more than VND12.4 billion ($542,500) to build a brand name for Hue dishes in 2018-2020. The move is significant as many Hue dishes found in restaurants and eateries are inauthentic because they are not prepared in the proper way or are made with the wrong ingredients. More than 1,000 Hue-style dishes are being preserved at present. Hue is best known for is elegant royal cuisine, which was served to emperors under the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945). Some Hue dishes have been listed as the country’s best by the Vietnam Record Book Centre (Vietkings), such as bún bò (beef noodles), cơm hến (rice with mussels), bánh bèo (rice cake with grilled shrimp), mè xửng (sesame candy), and tôm chua (pickled shrimp), among others.

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