Hue Imperial City Tour is specifically for travelers who love learning about the feudal history of Vietnam in Hue Imperial City with a local guide.
NGUYEN Emperors gained power in 1802 and ruled Vietnam from Hue till 1945. They built many palaces and monuments which still remained in the Ancient Capital of Hue despite the massive damages of war and weather. It is nowadays the World UNESCO site, a must-see attraction for your visit in Hue.
Your local guide will walk you through three walls in Hue Citadel, Hue Imperial City and Forbidden City. He/ she will tell you many wonderful stories of our Nguyen Emperors as you walk pass their ornate palaces.
You will also learn about how the Vietnam War impacted the Hue Citadel and admire Vietnam old architecture and artwork.
Lac Thien Restaurant 6 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hue City
8:30 and 14:00
We meet up the crew at Lac Thien restaurant, 6 Dinh Tien Hoang street. We start to go into one of the main ancient gates of Hue Citadel. You’ll be explained the rise of Gia Long Emperor and Hue Ancient Capital City in 1802.
We begin to enter the Hue Imperial City to visit the Royal Courtyard and the Supreme Harmony Hall. You learn about its royal art and architecture.
After learning about the Nguyen Emperor’s ruling system, we start our journey to see Emperor’s and their family’s lives in the Forbidden City. Our detour starts from Mieu temples with extra-ordinary stories of each Nguyen Emperors to the charming Queen’s Mother Residences, Dien Tho and Truong Sanh.
We end up visiting Duyet Thi Duong Royal Theater and Co Ha Royal Garden. Story of Nguyen Emperor’s ending in 1945 would be also told at these sites.
Finally, we will take you to have a tea at the beautiful Royal Treasury before saying goodbye.