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Hue citadel - A ancient pensiveness and magical Royal Palace night will be reappeared with the history of the flashy palace or sweet voice on the Perfume river which has formed Hue citadel – a dreamlike city.

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Travel Vietnam - Hue citadel exploration

  1. 1. 9 interesting things in Hue Citadel Hue citadel - A ancient pensiveness and magical Royal Palace night will be reappeared with the history of the flashy palace or sweet voice on the Perfume river which has formed Hue citadel – a dreamlike city. 1. The most intact palace relic in Vietnam If you have been to the ancient capital of Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh), Co Loa, Thang Long (Hanoi) which were the capital of Vietnam, now has become ruins , you will find the most intact preservation of Hue ancient capital relics population. Hue has its own serene beauty and quiet with palaces, fortresses, shrines, tombs , temples and many garden houses. When traveling to Hue, you will admire the artistic masterpieces of the golden palaces, splendid temples and shrines , majestic tombs, and pensive sceneries. 2. Military architectures Hue Citadel was built under King Gia Long and King Minh Mang, located in the northern Perfume River, facing the South. Hue Citadel is a unique combination between the traditional 1 TRAVEL VIETNAM – Discover & Share!
  2. 2. principles of Vietnamese architecture, Eastern philosophy with feng shui and yin and yang and western military architecture. 3. Unique royal tombs Tombs of the Nguyen dynasty were based on the principles of feng shui, such as rivers, mountains, lakes and streams. Surface layout of every tomb always is divided into two main parts: the sepulchral area and the temple area... The sepulchral area is reserved for burying the King’s corpse and the temple area is a place where many palaces, mansions, pavilions and others were built for the king’s entertainment during his visits. Therefore, every tombs of Hue is not only a historical and cultural relic but also is a landscape, but also landscapes and architecturally artful ‘flowers’ of Hue Ancient City. 4. The conservation of precious royal treasure system Located in the Citadel, Museum of royal antiquities was established in 1923, with the first name of Musee' Khai Dinh. Then, it had changed other names and in 1993 was renamed Museum of Hue imperial antiquities. You will see and discover thousands of items including pottery, wood, copper, rocks, bones, ivories, horns, sculpture on this museum. 2 TRAVEL VIETNAM – Discover & Share!
  3. 3. 5. The successful reconstruction of some unique royal festivities Hue imperial festivals were national ceremonies and were held by government. There were dozens of large and small festivals celebrated annually in the citadel which were ruled very closely and seriously, even recorded as regulations. From the kings to the people must comply with strict rules. Today, traveling to Hue, you will have great chances to see some royal festivities. 6. Nha Nhac (Royal refined music) Royal refined music is a beauty of the unique art and culture of Hue which is recognized by UNESCO as an unwritten masterpiece of the intangible heritage of humanity. This is the traditional royal music of the Oriental which has reserved for ages in the former capital. You can enjoy the musical talents with instruments which are manufactured elaborately and performed in Hue. 3 TRAVEL VIETNAM – Discover & Share!
  4. 4. 7. Night palace In the every Hue Festival, the ancient citadel and mossy roof of anient Citadel - Hue at night will be lit up illusively. From the Ngo Mon Gate - the main gate of the Citadel area (Imperial Citadel of Hue), you'll find decorated flags, majestic lanterns majestic and rows of guards in the traditional uniforms... It is the reappearance of the prosperous life of the palace as the night falls. 8. Ca Hue (traditional Hue singing) on the Perfume River Ca Hue is a precious spiritual food, an elegant pleasure that any visitor also want to have the opportunity to enjoy. Cruise on the Perfume river under romantic moonlight or under the lights on both sides of the river, there is nothing as great as listening to traditional music. Ca Hue on the Perfume River usually is started at 7pm. Traditional music is performed on the junk from Phu Van Lau segment to Trang Tien bridge passing the citadel, thus you will have the great experience of the history and culture of Hue. 4 TRAVEL VIETNAM – Discover & Share!
  5. 5. 9. Royal cuisine Speaking about Hue, people often think of the royal culinary style which was formed to serve the Nguyen dynasty. Royal cuisine always shows the quintessence, sophistication and elegance. People in Hue have retained partially images of ancient royal dining place, so when traveling to Hue you will enjoy the elite cuisine. --------------------------------------Travel Vietnam------------------------------------------1. Mr Manh – Travel Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia – Mobile : (0084) 913 025 122 2. Web: 3. Facebook: 4. Twitter: 5. Pinterest: 5 TRAVEL VIETNAM – Discover & Share!