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This former site of the old capitol has a moat and ten ornate gates guarding a palace, temples, gardens and tombs. Its most prominent feature is a tall flag tower.
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Hue, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Maybe it was just the rain, but our tour around Imperial City was unpleasant and extremely slippery. Hard to concentrate on exhibits when ur focusing on not slipping over and breaking ur neck.

Thank Paris R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

$5 entry , amazing buildings you can really see how amazing it once was .We went in very heavy rain and it was still worthwhile. The photographs round the edge are very interesting . Too many tourist shops !

Thank Simone B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spend half a day in here with a guide and learn about the history of the Emperors and their wives and concubines and visit the forbidden city and learn about the power of purple and five and nine. Checkout ironwood columns and roof construction details....More

Thank GM8868
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots to see and read as you walk around this impressive royal residence. You can easily spend half a day here. About $7 entry

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The day we went it was very wet and many paths were flooded, we could still get around to see the beautiful buildings and grounds. We didn't have s guide and could learn by reading information ourselves as it was translated in English.

Thank lucycZ8190RW
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Hué impérial city is a smaller version of the Forbidden City in Bejing. It’s impressive, but in need of more rehabilitation. However, this is an amazing place with a great deal of information displayed on what went on there for 150 years. Really worth...More

Thank galacsea
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow this gorgeous citadel is huge, at 5.2km ensure you have good shoes, water and plenty of time to explore it. It’s 150,000, £5 entrance per adult. Lots of renovation and reconstruction has happened since war and natural disasters took their toll. For an extra...More

Thank greenpanther30
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good place to learn about the history and culture of Hue. Just walk around and take a lot of pictures.

Thank BenGoorts
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Citadel of Hue definitely belongs to the thngs you should see when in Hue! It has 10 x 10 km circumference perpendicular to the Perfume River, has the flag tower in its front and the impressive noon gate and houses the imperial city and...More

1  Thank martinthallmair
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most amazing places I have ever been! Everybody should come here! It’s pure magic. Every detail makes the difference

Thank Nikitaafonso
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30 August 2017|
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Response from Angelo F | Reviewed this property |
Work with your agency and confirm to change your date.
6 August 2017|
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Response from Jae L | Reviewed this property |
It is open all year around. The hours are 8.00 am ~ 5.30 pm everyday except Thursday. On Thursday, its opening hours are from 8.00 am to 10 pm. Best wishes.
Lao G
5 July 2017|
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Response from James R | Reviewed this property |
Whilst I agree this is similar to much of Vietnam form what we have seen. Unfortunately this probably says more about the Government and its priorities than anything else.