One day in Hue
To discover the beauty of Hue city usually takes at least 2-3 days. Therefore, your schedule will be very selective and accurate if only one day stays here.
Early in the morning, restaurants in Hue were crowded by customers. The breakfast menu is also extremely varied but the most popular is the noodle. You can choose a bowl of Hue beef noodle on Ly Thuong Kiet Street or bun cha, on Nguyen Hue Street for 25,000 VND/bowl.
8h: Visit Hue Emperor city
The Citadel has located in the Citadel of Hue more than 1 km from Truong Tien Bridge. With the admission of 150,000 VND / person/visit, you will visit the Royal Military Museum and the entire Citadel with many exciting activities such as the greeting at Ngo Mon gate, and Hue folk songs at Truong Sanh pavilion. If you do not take a tram to travel in the Citadel, you should wear good shoes to get comfortable on the trip.
You can rent a motorbike for 80,000 – 120,000 / day or a cyclo for only 30,000vnd / hour / person. Hue this season is still sunny but sometimes there is rain so please don’t forget to bring the raincoat in all weather conditions.
10h: Visit Thien Mu Pagoda
Thien Mu Pagoda, about 5 km from the city centre, is the most famous pagoda located on the bank of Huong Giang river. Coming here, you will admire an ancient and lyrical architectural ensemble, with a wonderful harmony between Huong Nguyen Temple, Phuoc Duyen Temple, Dai Hung Palace with garden and flowers behind. When stepped in here, visitors are like going into space of hundred years, pure and dreaming.
The mussel is a local dish that you don’t want to miss if you want to discover or really understand Hue cuisine. You can find Hue specialties everywhere in the city. However, the best is in Con Hen and the shops on Pham Hong Thai, Truong Dinh. Only 1 $, you can be full with 2 bowls of mussel rice.
13h: Go to Dong Ba market
Dong Ba Market is not only Hue center market but also a popular tourist attraction of Hue. You can buy traditional items such as Phu Cam conical hats, Savory cutlery, Ke Go Monk jewelry etc. and traditional and popular Hue dishes.
15h30: Make Vietnam traditional long dress
With only one day in Hue, you can also order a long dress as a souvenir. In Hue, there are a lot of fast tailor shops. After only six to eight hours, you can now own the perfect Hue dress. You can buy fabric at Dong Ba market and then look at the tailors on Nguyen Sinh Cung, Mai Thuc Loan, Tran Nguyen Han, Dinh Tien Hoang to order a long dress with the cost from 100,000-200,000vnd/set.
17h: Vi Da coffee
An afternoon is a relaxing time for you to enjoy a cup of coffee in Vi Da village and feel peaceful of the Perfume River. With garden style, surrounded by green trees combine with classic wooden architecture, Vi Da coffee brings a very Hue special space with a sense of closeness and elegance.
18h: Time for dinner
Enjoying the imperial court, also known as king rice, is an enjoyable experience when coming to Hue. King Rice menu is selected from 8 to 10 special dishes, indispensable dishes are spring rolls, Hue cake, and Tinh Tam lotus tea. You can find the king in some restaurants, hotels on Le Loi Street at prices from 500,000 VND per meal.
19h: Listen to the folk songs on the Perfume River
An elegant but wonderful pleasure for visitors to Hue is to sail on the Perfume River at night, watch the moonlight and listen to Hue folk songs. With the price is 100,000VND/ per person, you will enjoy the deep melodies from the sweet voice of the Hue girls.
22h: Walk on Truong Tien bridge.
In peaceful space, walking on Truong Tien Bridge – the symbol of Hue people is a feeling very relaxed and peaceful. On the weekend nights, the Truong Tien Bridge shines brightly in the colourful sparkle of thousands of sparkling lights. You can also join the line of shops on walking street in the night market right at Truong Tien Bridge.
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