What's Hot at Vietnam's First Capital

19 June 2018

Previously the Capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen dynasty, Hue is known for its Forbidden City - much like the infamous Forbidden City in China. However, Hue to many people is only a stop in the “travelling combo” of Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue, and not a destination worth spending a couple days exploring, unlike its sister cities Da Nang and Hoi An.

But if you still think that Hue is nothing but mausoleums, think again! This year, the youths of Vietnam have been checking in at a lot of destinations in the former capital. Not only is it a destination with many historical sites, Hue also has a lot of wild natural beauty for you to explore. If your style of vacation is to relax, then there is no shortage of hotels, beautiful resort to lie sunbathing at. Hue is also a gastronomic paradise with delicious local food at a cheap price.
If you are still contemplating, the three reasons below will definitely make you think twice and decide to instantly book tickets to Hue this summer!

 

1. The many interesting destinations to visit

If you like road trips on beautiful dreamy roads with majestic natural scenery, then go straight to Hue. The Danang - Hue route with the heavenly Hai Van Pass will conquer any free spirit with its majestic natural scenery. If your travel style is to understand the culture and history, then certainly you can not ignore the relics in the imperial city of Hue, the mausoleums or temples with a long and complex history. Thuan An beach and Lang Co beach would be perfect for looking for a sunny, warm summer to spend lazily by the beach.


2. An abundance of beautiful, luxurious resorts and coffee shops

The ancient city of Hue has a slow pace of life, which can often make people feel dull. However, recently in Hue, a modern, luxurious resort has opened up.

Laguna Lang Co is a new international class resort that has just been put into operation. This resort is located at Lang Co Bay, surrounded by three kilometers of coastline with direct views of the East Sea. The resort is designed to be very luxurious and modern, sure to give you many beautiful pictures for your instagram feed and make your vacation memorable.
In addition, if you are a fan of coffee, Hue also does not lack coffee shops ranging from modern to retro, vintage style. Be sure to check out Luoi, Momo's cafe or 1976 cafe to enjoy your stay in Hue!
 

3. Diverse variety of cheap food

Hue beef noodles (bun bo hue), com hen, banh nam, banh loc, banh khoai, banh chung, nem lui, banh trang nuong, vegetarian meal, com am phu, che hem etc. it will take an entire day just to list all the variety of street food in Hue. Sit down at a small roadside restaurant and enjoy the infamous cuisine that captured the heart of royalties from centuries ago!

Lang Co Town - A perfect escape for the summer

The small Lang Co town in Phu Loc District, Thua Thien – Hue Province is located on the root of the imposing Hai Van mountain range. With long beach sloping gently to the pure water sea, Lang Co is a quiet note for a summer escape.