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We will pick you up from the hotel in Hue city. The tour will start with a visit to a hat and incenses stick making village, you will have the opportunity to learn the traditional job of people here and you can buy some for souvenirs…
Next is a short drive to visit Emperor Tu Duc royal tomb: Tu Duc designed the exquisitely harmonious tomb, which was constructed between 1864 and 1867, for use both before and after his death.
Arteward transfer to another imperial tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh, which is unlike Hue’s other elite tombs, being a synthesis of Vietnamese and European elements. Even the stone faces of the mandarin honor guards are endowed with a mixture of Vietnamese and European features.
For lunch, you will be back to the city to enjoy Vietnamese food.
In the afternoon we visit to the Imperial and Forbidden City of Hue, most of the contraction site of a heyday royal dynasty were destroyed during the turmoil of the war for many years but there is still the sense of grace and majestic of the rulers.
You will visit the Hue citadel: the tallest flagpole of Vietnam (37m-height), Ngo Mon Gate where King Bao Dai ended Nguyen dynasty in 1945, Thai Hoa Palace (Palace of Supreme Harmony), Hall of the Mandarins, Forbidden Purple city…
From here we continue to visit a symbol of Hue - Thien Mu pagoda, which was built in 17th century on the top of the hill overlooking the river and Truong Son mountain range. This pagoda is one of the oldest Buddhist Pagodas in Vietnam and is not only an iconic simple but also the Buddhist school of Hue City.
Visiting this site, we will see the old car which was used by Thich Quang Duc who drove to Saigon and decided to immolate himself to protest the Saigon government during the American and Vietnam War in 1963.
After visiting this place, we cruise the beautiful Perfume River by dragon boat viewing daily life along the way. Visit some villages and do not miss viewing sunset on the river. At the end, you will be transfer back to your hotel and the rest of day is free at leisure.
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