Visit Citadel Hue, Vietnam

Citadel Hue (Vietnam) is one of the monuments belonging to the complex of Hue Monuments Complex. Located on the banks of the Perfume River. Dai Noi is recognized as a World Cultural Heritage and also has many distinctive hallmarks of feudalism of the Nguyen Dynasty hundreds of years ago. Hue Citadel is a collection of relics including the Imperial Citadel (where kings and dignitaries work) and the Forbidden City (where the king and royal family live).

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About Citadel Hue, Vietnam

Visit the vestiges of Hue Citadel. You will admire hundreds of magnificent palaces: temples and shrines. With magnificent beauty and palatial architecture, you will surely enjoy the journey to visit the Citadel.

Dai Noi is one of the most massive buildings in Vietnamese history. Hue Monument has a construction process lasts up to 30 years. With tens of thousands of construction workers and a series of jobs such as river filling, digging trenches, embankments, moving tombs … The same mass of huge rocks up to millions of cubic meters.

Hue Imperial Citadel 

Hue Citadel includes many areas such as the celebration area, shrine area, defense area, … Located in a beautiful natural harmony of lakes, bridges, islands, gardens. flowers, and green trees shade. The gates have 4 gates on 4 sides, of which the largest gate and the most beautiful architecture is Ngo Mon Gate.

Gate of the Hue Citadel 

The Gate of the Five Gate, in which the main door in the middle was a gate for the king, two gates for the magistrates, the martial arts, and the two gates for the soldiers with elephants. Ngo Mon Gate looks south and looks far to the romantic Perfume River.

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Ngo Mon Gate – The main door of the Imperial Citadel of Hue (Photo: Collection)

Previously, Ngu Phung was the venue for some of the great ceremonies of the Nguyen court. Built above the gate is Ngu Phung floor structure with ironwood, divided into 2 floors and 9 sets of roof, the roof is yellow roof, the rest is 8 roofs of green.

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Ngo Mon Gate still exists over time and has become an excellent ancient architectural masterpiece! Experiencing nearly two centuries and witnessing important historical milestones of the nation.

Thai Hoa Palace

Thai Hoa Palace and the court of the dynasty were the place where important court sessions took place. Thai Hoa Palace is a symbol of the power of the Nguyen dynasty. Located in the Citadel area.

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    Thai Hoa Palace (Photo: Collection)

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Thai Hoa Palace and Dai dynasty Court (photo: collection)

Cung Dien Tho

This place was once home to the Empress Dowager and the Thai Crown Queen. In many palaces in Hue Citadel. Cung Dien Tho is the largest palace architecture system in Hue left until today.

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A corner of Cung Dien Tho (Photo: Collection)

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Relaxing place of Queen Mother (Photo: Collection)

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Interior architecture inside Cung Dien Tho (Photo: Collection)

Forbidden City

The Forbidden City was the residence of the king as well as the Nguyen Dynasty. Also belongs to the Hue Historical relic complex and located in the Hoanh Thanh area. In the Forbidden City, there are more than 50 architectural works of various sizes, including the Can Chanh (where kings and banquets). Great Wall (where the king sleeps). Thái Bình Lâu (where the king relax, read books). Tu Vu & Huu Vu,

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Can Thanh (Photo: Collectibles)

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Thai Binh Lau (Photo: Collection)

Tourism activities in Hue City

Visit Hue Citadel, you can also participate in the royal palace is held regularly on Saturday every week. On the night of the royal palace full of light, the rituals of the ancient palace will be re-rendered authentic and the unique cultural arts activities are also taking place. This will be a very interesting point for your journey to discover Hue Citadel!

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Hoang Cung night with many activities are recreated (Photo: Collective)

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In addition, Hue Festival is also held every two years with many attractive activities (Photo: Collection)

Especially, Hue City has officially opened to visitors at night from 19 to 22h and this is the opportunity for you to explore the city as well as “possession” of beautiful photos. beside the brilliant work, shimmering lights.

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Night view of the Citadel (Photo: Collection)

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Do not miss the opportunity to photograph the ancient architecture shimmering under the lights light nhé! (Photo: Collectibles)

Through the ups and downs and events of history. The architecture of the Citadel of the Citadel of Hue has always been horrible. It is a valuable cultural asset of the history of the Nguyen Dynasty. Come to Hue do not forget to “get in” in the ancient imperial palace of Hue City to have a very interesting experience offline!


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