Hue

Thua Thien-Hue Province is located in Central Viet Nam. It is next to Quang Tri Province to the north, Danang to the south, and Quang Nam Province to the south-west. This province leans up against the Truong Son mountain range and is washed by the East Sea, along its 120km seashore.

Truong Son mountain range

Climate: The weather is submitted to tropical monsoon climate divided into four distinct seasons: fresh spring, very hot summer, mild autumn and windy, cold winter. The dry season lasts from March to August. It is hot with temperate sometimes hitting 39.50C. The rainy season lasts from September to February. It is quite cold with temperatures ranging from 190C with occasional dips to 80C. This is the rainy season with showers sometime lasting all day. Visitors can avoid the rain by visiting Danang City, 108km from south of Hue. In the mountain area, the weather is cool with an annual temperature ranging between 90C and 290C. The most convenient time to visit the area is from November to April.

Tourism

Thua Thien-Hue offers very diversified and beautiful landscapes. Nature and human beings create a harmonious beauty with Bach Ma (White Horse) National Park and other attractive beaches such as Thuan An, Lang Co and Canh Duong.

Bach Ma National Park - the white horse of Hue

The province provides a well-balanced blend of royal heritage and folk culture. As a matter of fact, tourists discover dozens of handicraft villages, with annual festivals that are painstakingly organised.

Hue is also an important centre of Buddhism. In Hue and its surroundings many pagodas constructed more than 300 years ago still exist alongside hundreds of temples and pagodas built in the early 20th century.

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Travellers are able to enjoy many traditional famous dishes and find out about the sophisticated handicrafts.

Hue forbidden city

Hue Citadel has been recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO since December 1993, Hue Royal Musical (Nha nhac) has been declared as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage since November 2003.