Private Shore Excursions from Chan May port to Hue Citadel & Royal Tomb
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- Private Tour
Located on the bank of Song Huong- Perfume River; Hue, the capital of Thua Thien Hue province in Central Vietnam, is 700 km southern Hanoi, 1100km northern Ho Chi Minh City, and only a few miles from the sea. Not until 1945 was Hue the national capital, the political, cultural and religious center of Vietnam under the control of Nguyen Dynasty. Most well-known for its historic values; Hue had been recognized as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Highlights: - Visit the majestic Khai Dinh Tomb - Visit the former royal capital of Hue from 1802 to 1945 (the last feudal system of Viet Nam with Nguyen Dynasty), including the amazing: . Imperial City, . the Forbidden Purple City and . the Emperor’s private residence - Visit Thien Mu Heavenly Lady Pagoda
Operated by: Tommy Shore Excursions
Stop At: Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
Hue Citadel, Hue’s prime attraction, which contains the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City and the Emperor’s Private Residence. Hue has been known as the Imperial City of the Nguyen Emperors rising to glory during their reign from 1803 – 1945.
Duration: 2 hour
Stop At: Thien Mu Pagoda
Thien Mu Pagoda considered by many as the unofficial symbol of Hue, Thien Mu is an active Buddhist monastery with origins dating back to 1601. One of its most poignant displays is a car belonging to a former monk, who in 1963, drove to Saigon and set himself alight to protest against the South Vietnamese regime.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Tomb of Khai Dinh
The serene Khai Dinh Royal Tomb, designed to blend in with its natural surroundings and built on principles of feng-shui. We will then begin our drive back to the port and we will have you back at least one hour or more before departure.
Duration: 1 hour