Visiting The Imperial Citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda – Half Day Tour

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Duration: Half day

City: Hue City

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Hue has many well-known places to visit, but if you have only half a day then I think you should visit two very prominent place-names as Thien Mu Pagoda and Hue Citadel.

Our guide will pick up you and start with a visit to the Imperial Citadel, which is a walled fortress and was intended to be a copy of Chinese Emperors’ Forbidden City in Beijing, China. After accessing the Ngo Mon Gate, we will take in the Purple Forbidden City. The Forbbiden City was reserved for the Nguyen royal family from the 18th century until the mid-1900s. Unfortunately, American bombing in 1968 in response to a communist takeover of Hue flattened most of the city. As we can see, only a few buildings are left such as Thai Hoa Temple, Can Thanh Temple, The Mieu, and Hieu Lam Cac, but all the remains make a well worth visit.

Leave the Imperial Citadel we drive along the bank of Huong river to Thien Mu Pagoda. Here we visit the 7-storey octagonal tower, a symbol of Hue. Afterwards, transfer back to your hotel. Tour ends


Private car, Entrance fees, English speaking guide; Mineral water & wet tissue


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