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Imperial City - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Thành phố Huế, Thừa Thiên Huế, Vietnam

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About Imperial City

The Imperial City at Hue is the best-preserved remnant of a vast citadel and royal palace complex that once existed on the site before the Vietnam war. Nowadays the city has been declared a UNESCO site and the remaining buildings haveac been restored.

Attractions Near Imperial City

Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities
Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities0.49km from Imperial City

The Huế Museum of Royal Fine Arts is a museum dedicated to Vietnam's imperial past and arts of that era.

Trang Tien Bridge
Trang Tien Bridge1.17km from Imperial City

Trang Tien Bridge is undoubtedly the most well-known bridge in the city of Hue, Vietnam. This connects the Phu Hoa district and the Phu Hoi district across the famous Huong River, which sometimes can also be called the “Perfume” river in English.

Dieu De Temple
Dieu De Temple1.4km from Imperial City

Diệu Đế Pagoda is a Buddhist temple in the central city of Huế in Vietnam. It is named for the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism, which are called Tứ Diệu Đế in Vietnamese.

Bao Quoc Temple
Bao Quoc Temple1.64km from Imperial City

The temple is located on a small hill called Hàm Long in the historic city of Huế in central Vietnam. From the historic point of view, Bao Quoc Temple was considered as the three national pagodas of the city during the time of the Nguyễn Dynasty.

Tu Dam Pagoda
Tu Dam Pagoda2.05km from Imperial City

Tu Dam pagoda is located 2 km far away from Hue city center in the South. Around this area contains the temple of Uncle Phan Boi Chau, Thien Minh pagoda, and Linh Quang pagoda. The temple was built in the late 17th century under the rule of Emperor Lê Hy Tông, on Long Sơn hill.

Phu Cam Church
Phu Cam Church2.1km from Imperial City

Phu Cam Cathedral is one of the biggest churches in the Hue city. It was built in a modern architectural style, designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu.

Where is Imperial City

Discover More Attractions in Thua Thien Hue, Where Imperial City Is Located

Thua Thien Hue
Thua Thien Hue
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This province is located in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. It has 128 km of coastline, 22,000 ha of lagoons and over 200,000 ha of forest. There is an extensive complex of imperial tombs and temples in Huế.