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Folk Paintings

Folk paintings are a combination of traditional cultural values with ancient artistic methods that have been created through the labour of past generations. There are two types of Vietnamese folk paintings, Tet (Lunar New Year Festival) paintings and worshipping paintings. ...

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Nine ideal tourist destinations in Hue

Tam Giang – Cau Hai Lagoon This lagoon system which spans over 70km and covers more than 22,000 hectares is the largest in all of Southeast Asia. The brackish coastal lagoon is fed by four different rivers (O Lau, Bo,...

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Cool climate at Bach Ma Park

Bach Ma National Park is considered one of the mountainous areas known for the most comfortable atmosphere in Indochina. At 1,450 meters above sea level, Bach Ma Mountain in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue is a familiar destination for...

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Saving Hue’s architectural legacy

Hue is conducting repairs on a residency belonging to a former princess, using local government funds. The home is not listed alongside protected imperial buildings, but it stands for the outstanding garden houses that the city considers its architectural legacy....

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Blooming lotus enlightens Hue summer

During Vietnam’s imperial era, the country’s old capital, Hue, became home to many lotus ponds grown to fit the needs of the royal family. For instance, a special type of tea served to Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945) kings was processed by...

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Hue Festival

Hue Festival is a big cultural event of Hue City that is held every two years. There is a week (usually in April, May or June) for each festival season which is the occasion to honor cultural and historical values...

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