HUE: VIETNAM'S MOST MAGNIFICENT PALACE
Ancient tombs that crumble in the hills. The best food in the country (maybe). And jungled mountains that role right into the sea. Hue and the surroundings have so many stories to tell and things to do that it should be a highlight in any trip through Vietnam. And yet so many people pass it by. Even those who visit the ancient imperial capital often don’t give it the time it deserves, regularly opting to spend more time in Hoi An instead.
Unlike Hoi An’s obvious delights, Hue’s charm lays hidden. But scratch beneath the surface and Hue will unfold and blossom before your eyes like the numerous lotus ponds in spring, revealing a storied destination that offers unique and authentic experiences. Here are some of the highlights that make Hue an unskippable destination in Vietnam: