Hue was once the former capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen Dynasty and today remains one of the cities with the most historical and cultural sites. For those who want to explore the ancient past of Vietnam and its feudal system Hue is the best place to visit, there are several UNESCO enlisted sites in the city.
One of the most notable attractions in the city is the Forbidden Purple City which was basically based upon the Forbidden City in Beijing. Not much remains of the city due to the French and American wars but restoration has begun due to its UNESCO Heritage Site status. You can also visit the Royal Tombs, there are a total of 8 with the most famous being Gia Long Tomb, Minh Mang Tomb, Tu Duc Tomb and Khai Dinh Tomb. It is also worth taking a visit to the Perfume River and take a cruise to enjoy the royal tombs.
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