Hue, Hoi An among Top 12 must-visit Asian cities; Vietnam Net

Viet Nam – Complex of Hué Monuments

Culture Trip, a London-based travel site, has recommended that tourists visit Hue and Hoi An in central Vietnam at least once in their life.

Hue, the former imperial capital on the banks of the beautiful Huong (Perfume) River, is one of the most stunning places to visit, with an endless number of breathtaking pagodas, palaces, temples, and centuries-old citadel walls, as well as delicious cuisine. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the perfect place for those in search of cultural adventures, according to Culture Trip.

Established as the capital of unified Vietnam in 1802, Hue was not only the political but also the cultural and religious center of the country until 1945, under the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam’s last. The Complex of Hue Monuments features a range of architecture from the Nguyen Dynasty, such as the Imperial City (Hoang Thanh Hue).

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