Hue see and do guide: Architecture

An independent selection of the best things to see and do in Hue. No paid placements, no advertorial.

Hue see and do guide

Khai Dinh's Tomb

Khai Dinh was the last of the Nguyen Dynasty emperors to have a grand mausoleum built in his honour. His is the most bizarre,... Read more

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Khai Dinh's Tomb
Chan Chu, Hue
100,000VND

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Garden Houses, Hue

Hue’s garden houses are a lovely, less well-known feature of the city’s heritage. Two favourites, An Hien and Xuan Vien Tien... Read more

Hue Citadel

Hue’s Imperial Citadel is the centrepiece attraction of the former royal capital. It was the home of Vietnam’s last royal... Read more

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Hue Citadel
23 Thang 8, Hue
150,000VND

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An Dinh Palace, Hue

Built by his father Khai Dinh, An Dinh Palace was the last Hue abode of Bao Dai, the last Nguyen Dynasty King. He lived here... Read more

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An Dinh Palace, Hue
97 Phan Dinh Phung St, Hue - or at the rear on Nguyen Hue St

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Hue's historic churches

Phu Cam and Our Lady of Perpetual Help churches in downtown Hue have played an important role in Vietnam's modern history. While... Read more

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Hue's historic churches
Phu Cam - Doan Huu Trong St. OLPH - Nguyen Hue St

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Minh Mang's Tomb

A little further out of town, a new bridge has made Minh Mang's Tomb far more accessible. Until recent years it was accessible... Read more

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Minh Mang's Tomb
Follow Minh Mang Rd to Hue City bypass and cross the river
100,000VND

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Nam Giao, Hue

Hue's answer to Beijing's Temple of Heaven may be modest in the extreme - but it's worth taking a short wander around this... Read more

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Nam Giao, Hue
Le Ngo Cat Hue - at the end of both Dien Bien Phu and Phan Boi Chau Streets
Free

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National School, Hue

A great stop to include in an afternoon walk along the Perfume River. The National School is probably Vietnam's most historic... Read more

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National School, Hue
Le Loi St, Hue, Vietnam
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Royal Antiquities Museum, Hue

Hue's Royal Antiquities Museum was recently relocated to a newly renovated palace at its previous address by the citadel. It may... Read more

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Royal Antiquities Museum, Hue
3 Le Truc St, Hue
50,000VND

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Thien Mu Pagoda

Hue's oldest pagoda, Thien Mu - also known as Linh Mu, is one of the city's most beautiful places. Early mornings and late... Read more

Tu Duc's Tomb

Many view Tu Duc's Tomb, with its traditional Chinese style layout, to be the most beautiful of the Nguyen Dynasty Tombs. Untll... Read more

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Tu Duc's Tomb
Huyen Tran Cong Chua St, Hue
100,000VND

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