If you are planning to book a Hue tour, visit famous places in the ancient capital, you should not miss the latest price list of tickets to visit Hue monuments below!

Update ticket prices to visit the latest Hue – Apply 1/1/2023

The People’s Council of Thua Thien Hue province has approved a Resolution regulating the collection rate, mode of collection, payment, management and use of fees for visiting Hue historical and cultural relics belonging to the complex of HueTicket prices to visit Hue are applied to Vietnamese and foreign visitors at the same price, specifically as follows:

No. Vist location Ticket price (VND/person/way)
Adults Children
(From 7-12 years old)
I     Hue sightseeing fee by location
1     Hue Citadel 200.000 40.000
2     Monuments: Tomb of King Minh Mang, Tomb of King Tu Duc, Tomb of King Khai Dinh 150.000 30.000
3     Tomb of King Gia Long 150.000 Free
4     Tomb of King Dong Khanh 100.000 Free
5     Monuments: Tomb of King Thieu Tri, Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities , Hon Chen Palace, An Dinh Palace, Nam Giao Temple 50.000 Free
II     Fees to visit Hue monuments by route (combo)
1     Combined route to visit 2 monuments 
1.1     Tomb of King Minh Mang – Tomb of King Gia Long 240.000 30.000
1.2     Tomb of King Tu Duc – Tomb of King Dong Khanh 200.000 30.000
1.3     Hue Royal Antiquities Museum – An Dinh Palace 80.000 Free
2     Route to visit 3 monuments 
2.1     Hue Citadel – Tomb of King Minh Mang – Tomb of King Khai Dinh 420.000 80.000
2.2     Hue Citadel + Tomb of King Minh Mang + Tomb of King Tu Duc 420.000 80.000
2.3     Hue Citadel + Tomb of King Tu Duc + Tomb of King Khai Dinh 420.000 80.000
3     Combined route to visit 4 monuments 
3.1     Hue Royal Palace + Tomb of King Minh Mang + Tomb of King Tu Duc + Tomb of King Khai Dinh 530.000 100.000

Note : The new fares will be officially applied from January 1, 2023.

>> See more: Hue City Tour By Private Car

In addition, to have a complete visit to Hue, you can refer to the price of booking a Private Car to Phu Bai Hue airport with 4-45 seats, motorbike Tour in Hue.

If you want to check the ticket price to visit Hue 2023 or need to book a combo tour to visit Hue at an affordable price, you can contact Danang Private Car for dedicated support!

Free tickets to visit Hue

Grab the right time and those who get free tickets to visit Hue so you don’t miss it!

➤ 100% free tickets to visit places and routes in Hue:

  • Children under 6 years old;
  • People with severe disabilities;
  • Students from primary, secondary and high schools in Thua Thien Hue province organize an annual extracurricular excursion;
  • Survey teams, press and media come to work, promote Hue heritage and local tourism registered with Hue Monuments Conservation Center.

➤ For children from 7-12 years old: Free tickets at Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities, Hon Chen Palace, An Dinh Palace, Nam Giao Forum.

➤ For Vietnamese and international guests (adults and children): Free admission tickets from the 1st to the 3rd day of the Lunar New Year.

➤ For guests who are Vietnamese citizens: Free admission on Thua Thien Hue Liberation Day (March 26) and National Day (September 2).

In addition, on the basis of the above-said fee, TT. Hue selects a number of sightseeing spots and routes to decide on a specific reduction in a suitable time period for domestic tourists to stimulate tourism demand, the maximum reduction is not more than 35% compared to the prescribed fee. .

Do not forget to contact Danang Private Car to receive detailed advice on the schedule to visit famous and interesting places in Hue!

Hue Weather every month of the year will have its own beauty, promising to bring visitors interesting experiences. Let’s explore the beauty of the ancient capital each season of the year right now!

Not only owning many attractive entertainment places, Hue weather is also one of the factors that make many tourists love the ancient capital. Hue’s climate every spring, summer, autumn and winter has its own poetic beauty that makes anyone who comes to visit also feel refreshed and lingering.

Hue climate features that you need to know

The geographical location of Hue is located in the south of the North Central Coast and belongs to the Inland Tropic of Cancer, so it has a relatively high temperature, characterized by a hot and humid climate. On the other hand, Hue is located in the climate transition area between the North and the South of our country, so Hue climate is also affected by the monsoon regime which is quite diverse and there is always interference between the two climate regions.

In general, most of Hue’s area is hilly, most of the mountain ranges are quite high, forming an arc wall to block the hot and dry southwest wind in the summer and catch the northeast wind in the winter.

How many seasons does the weather in Hue have?

Hue weather in the year is clearly differentiated in two trends:

  • Hot dry season: Starting from May to September with the influence of southwest wind. The average temperature of this season usually ranges from 27 to 29 degrees Celsius.
  • Wet and cold season: From October to March next year, the weather is influenced by the northeast monsoon, so Hue’s weather is rainy and quite cold. The average temperature ranges from 20 to 22 degrees Celsius.

See More: Hue City Tour

Hue weather: in which month should you travel to Hue?

Each season of the year, Hue weather and climate will have its own characteristics, Hue people have turned this feature to develop tourism. So when is the best season to travel to Hue ? Immediately save the “poetic” travel experiences for each season of the year right in the next section!

Hue weather January – March: welcome the warm early spring sunshine

There is a land of Hue in the spring with the weather changing seasons, when the cold fades away to give way to the warm sunshine. The ancient capital of Hue put on a new shirt full of vitality but still a little worried and gentle.

Coming to Hue in the spring, you will admire the beauty of a gentle, quiet Trang Tien bridge , with a subtle aftertaste of the new year. A Hue Citadel with many trees sprouting buds, hundreds of flowers racing to welcome the new year. However, there will be early rains in January, so if you want to explore the ancient capital most conveniently, prepare an umbrella.

>>>  See now Minh Mang Tomb of Hue , a destination that attracts a large number of tourists with ancient architecture in Confucian style, peaceful and airy space surrounded by mountains, rivers and lakes.

Hue weather in April: ancient capital festival season

It can be said that the most beautiful land of the ancient capital will surely be in the Hue Festival season. This is known as one of the biggest Hue festivals of the year. During the festival days, visitors will experience an extremely bustling and vibrant atmosphere with a variety of entertainment and entertainment activities.

During the festival, the “poetry country” is decorated extremely splendidly, the city shimmers with colorful lights. If you are someone who likes to discover outstanding cultures and characteristics in Hue, do not miss this time!

Hue weather in May – July: the ideal time to travel to the sea

From May to July every year is the most ideal time to travel to the sea in Hue. At this time, the weather in Hue is quite hot, so if you can mingle with the cool waters and fresh air of Hue beaches such as Thuan An Hue beach , Lang Co bay ,… it will no longer exist. what’s more wonderful.

Hue weather in August: autumn beauty of Hue

Autumn in Hue is very strange, no one knows when it comes – no one knows when it’s gone, it’s already gone. In August, Hue’s weather is a bit frizzy, it is still hot in the morning and afternoon, and at night, I can hear the coolness of the autumn rains suddenly enough to make the melodies resound.

Autumn is probably the most suitable time of the year to travel to Hue

Autumn in the land of poetry is a bit sad but also makes us feel lingering forever. At this time, the ancient beauty tinged with time of Khai Dinh Tomb , Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery , Thien Mu Pagoda became more visible. All contribute to creating a heart-wrenching beauty that attracts many visitors.

Hue weather September – December: experience the rains of the ancient capital

Rain in Hue is known as the “specialty” of the ancient capital. The rainy season “poetic land” usually starts from September to the end of December of the year. The constant rains in this season have made a difference, making the silence and nostalgia of the ancient capital even more evident.

Traveling to Hue in the rainy season , visitors can visit An Dinh Palace and Thien An Hill . Come to Dong Ba market to enjoy delicious street food. Or you can also come to drink tea and enjoy Hue royal court music on yachts scattered along the Perfume River.

Note about the weather when traveling to Hue

  • Before the intended date of arrival in the ancient capital, visitors should monitor the Hue weather forecast to schedule a visit, choose the most suitable outfit for the trip;
  • Hue weather at night is often quite low, so bring a thin jacket to keep body temperature;
  • Especially, if you come to Hue in winter, you should prepare a raincoat, umbrella, and hat to prevent the rain;
  • Prepare all the items, personal belongings such as sunscreen, hat, medicine, shoes, … to be able to move easily.

Besides preparing enough luggage, saving attractive entertainment places and carefully monitoring Hue weather, your trip will be more complete if you choose a safe means of transportation. We are one of the best options: Hue Car Rental With Driver

Hue weather each season of the year has its own characteristics with many interesting things that bring unique experiences to visitors. Hopefully, the detailed information about the weather and climate in Hue suggested above will help visitors choose the most suitable time of the year to travel.

 

Hue Night Walking Street is an extremely attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists when coming to the ancient capital. This place has brought Hue city a dynamic and bustling new look. If you don’t know what’s fun in Hue at night, try to experience Hue night walking street. There are 2 famous pedestrian streets, Nguyen Dinh Chieu and West Quarter. If Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street is suitable for sightseeing and walking along the Perfume River, the Western Quarter is full of tourist services and bustling entertainment.

Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street in Hue

Address of Night walking street Nguyen Dinh Chieu

Nguyen Dinh Chieu Night Walking Street is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Hue , located in the heart of Hue city, beside the romantic Perfume River.

  • Address: Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Phu Hoi Ward, City. Hue, Thua Thien Hue province.
  • Opening hours: from 16h to 22h Monday to Saturday and open all day Sunday.

On January 15, 2019, the ironwood-floored walkway on the Perfume River with a length of more than 380m was inaugurated. This route and Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street have created a new highlight and appearance for the south bank of the Perfume River, making it an extremely attractive destination for tourists.

Interesting activities in Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street

Visitors here can freely enjoy the scenery, walk or check-in by the Perfume River and enjoy extremely delicious and attractive snacks.

Check-in by the Perfume River is very chill

The beauty of the Perfume River(Huong River) has long become a symbol of the culture and soul of Hue people. And when coming to Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street, visitors can admire the poetic and peaceful beauty again. Perhaps that’s why this place has become a popular check-in point for tourists.

Check-in on the romantic Perfume River

Visiting traditional and ancient wooden house

If you take a walk around Nguyen Dinh Chieu night walking street, visitors will have the opportunity to witness the quintessential and ancient carved lines still preserved in the houses of his father. Ruong house is also a traditional cultural beauty of Hue people.

Shopping for handicraft souvenirs

From Phuong Nam bookstore to Trang Tien bridge  is an area selling a lot of souvenirs and handicrafts. There are hundreds of stalls displaying products from traditional craft villages in Hue. Visitors will easily find Hue-style souvenirs as gifts for friends and relatives.

Strolling to see the romantic Perfume River

There is nothing more wonderful than walking by the romantic Perfume River, watching the sunset and admiring the shimmering, fanciful beauty of Truong Tien Bridge when the lights are on. This will definitely be a memorable experience in your Hue travel itinerary.

Enjoy a variety of delicious snacks

In the walking street, there are many delicious Hue specialties at very affordable prices. Highlights include mussel rice, mussel vermicelli, skewered meat, grilled corn, and banh beo. And it is impossible not to mention the crispy, hot, and fragrant Truong Tien breads, just need to eat once to remember forever.

Visitors can also visit the fragrant, colorful tea burdens to enjoy the traditional tea bowls of Hue. There are also many different types of tea for visitors to choose from such as taro tea, red bean tea, filtered powdered tea, beaten green tea, and bean curd tea.

Hue Walking Street – Western Quarter

Address of West Hue Quarter

  • Address: Phu Hoi ward, City. Hue, Thua Thien Hue province.
  • Opening hours: 6pm to 2am the next day on Friday and Saturday nights and from 6pm to 24pm on Sundays.

On the evening of September 29, 2017, Hue pedestrian street was officially opened and became a busy and bustling destination attracting thousands of domestic and foreign tourists. The pedestrian street extends for more than 1km, including 3 streets: Pham Ngu Lao, Chu Van An and Vo Thi Sau.

The neighborhood is extremely busy on weekends

Coming to the walking street, visitors not only can discover Hue at night but also have the opportunity to visit many interesting destinations around here such as:

  • An Dinh Palace : about 2.1km from Hue night walking street.
  • Dong Ba Market : about 1.5km from Hue night walking street.

What’s attractive in the new Hue pedestrian street?

Hue Walking Street is extremely attractive to tourists because it has many high-quality relaxation, tourism and entertainment activities. The street also contributes to changing the face of the city, making Hue more dynamic and bustling.

Relax, watch Hue life at night

Walking around a pedestrian street, you will feel the full rhythm of life here, all three streets are always filled with lights along with vibrant and bustling sounds.

Enjoy a unique musical performance

One of the things that makes visitors, especially young people excited to come here, is probably enjoying the extremely unique street music performances. These performances have contributed to creating an interesting exchange playground between artists and visitors.

Check-in coffee shops with “awesome view”

West Hue Street is also filled with lovely cafes designed in vintage style or dusty style. You can refer to some cafes with beautiful views and very reasonable prices such as:

The Coffee House

  • Address: No. 11 Vo Thi Sau, City. Hue
  • Reference price: 29,000 VND/ cup

Gecko Cafe

  • Address: No. 09 Pham Ngu Lao, City. Hue
  • Reference price: 15,000 VND/ cup

Sweet Kingdom

  • Address: No. 05 Pham Ngu Lao, City. Hue
  • Reference price: 10,000 – 40,000 VND/cup

La Gare Bistro

  • Address: 14 Phan Chu Trinh, City. Hue
  • Reference price: 20,000 VND/ cup

 

It’s great to sip a delicious cup of coffee in this “chill” space

Western style drinking in Hue West Street

Western-style drinking is not only a favorite activity of foreign guests, but even domestic tourists are extremely interested. With a few glasses of fresh beer and some delicious drinks, you’ve had a jubilant evening with your best friends.

Buy unique souvenirs

Walking along Hue pedestrian street, visitors will feel overwhelmed by countless stalls displaying items from clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry to conical hats or traditional souvenirs. And don’t forget to stop by to buy some items for yourself or as gifts for friends.

The conical hats here are elaborated by the craftsmen themselves, so it is very beautiful (Photo: collectibles)

Enjoy irresistible delicious specialties

Hue Walking Street is also a culinary paradise that any visitor coming here can hardly resist. From luxury restaurants to sidewalk eateries, from Hue-style dishes to famous dishes from other regions, they are all available.

With only a few tens of thousands in hand, you can enjoy a variety of attractive dishes such as:

  • Bridge foot bread
  • Hue cakes : Beo cake, Nam cake, filter cake, ram cake…
  • Hue traditional tea: purple potato tea, banana tea, areca flower tea, filter powder tea, green bean tea.

If there are 36 streets in Hanoi, there are also 36 different types of tea in Hue (Photo: collectibles)

In addition, visitors can also enjoy cheap western dishes such as pizza, spaghetti sauce, fried chicken. The price usually ranges from 50,000 – 200,000 VND / dish. Some shops you can refer to such as: Ta Vet, Taboo Pub, La Gare Bistro.

Experience walking Hue walking street

Directions to Hue Walking Street

From points in the city area, you move towards Truong Tien bridge, then turn onto Le Loi street, go straight to Doi Cung and then turn right for a further part to arrive.

 

Visitors should note that you should not travel by car because the roads here are very crowded and traffic jams are common. Motorcycles and cyclos will be more appropriate means, you just have the opportunity to watch the street without wasting time because of traffic jams. Also do not forget to learn the Hue tourist map to be able to discover many attractive tourist attractions here.

Some notes when visiting Hue walking street

In your Hue travel itinerary, you should immediately pocket the following experiences when visiting Hue walking street.

  • Visitors should schedule a tour of the pedestrian street in advance so that it can be combined with other places of the city.
  • It is advisable to ask the parking price in advance and ask the closing time of the parking lot.
  • The pedestrian street is very crowded, so visitors need to actively protect their personal belongings to avoid pickpockets or robberies.
  • Check prices in advance and ask for prices before deciding to shop for items here.
  • Prepare a phone with full battery and dress well to check-in at every corner of Hue pedestrian street. If you want to comfortably take photos without sticking to people, you should come earlier than about 5pm.

Not sad or quiet like what we often see about this land, Hue pedestrian street is a place where you will feel a completely different atmosphere. A dreamy Hue but also full of excitement and bustle. And this will definitely be a great destination in your next discovery journeys.

 

Hue to Hoi An by motorbike tours. Drive south from Hue along a scenic mountain road with breathtaking views over coastal highlights along the way including the spectacular Hai Pass, the high dividing line between the climates of North and South Vietnam

8:30. Our Hue motorbike adventure guide picks up guests at the hotel going to Hoi An, on the way we will stop to visit:

Elephant Spring

Vung Voi waterfall: Elephant Spring (Vung Voi) makes them a wonderful stay during your journey from Hue to Hoi An. Packed with free weekend, the drive into the stream takes you through the glorious jungle, The springs are a series of small waterfalls, ponds and still in pristine condition.

Tam Giang lagoon

Lang Co beach and Tam Giang lagoonTam Giang lagoon has 24 km in length and An is 52 square km. It’s home to Noe of the world’s most beautiful bay and an ecosystem of high biological and industrial value.

Hai Van Pass

Hai Van Pass: located along the slopes of Hai Van mountain on the border of Hue city and Da Nang city, is one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives. Hai Van pass means ‘Duong Cload pass often. is covered in fog that rises from the sea .

Marble Mountain & My Khe Beach: Just off the coastal road of My Khe Beach, Marble Mountain consists of five craggy cliffs topped with pagodas, each mountain named for its natural elements.. ..

End of trip – Drop off at hotel in Hoi An / Hue

  • Departure: 8:30am
  • Last tour: 15:30 pm
  • Price: $45 per person

Total price includes: Motorbike with Tour guide speaking English, Helmet, Petrol, Road tolls, Parking fee.

Excludes: Meal, personal expenses, tip for driver.

For More Details Please Contact: 

Website: Hue To Hoi An Motorbike Tour

Phone: +84 88 666 0396 (WhatsApp)

 

Anyone who comes to Hue surely cannot ignore the poetic beauty of this place. There is one thing that you definitely cannot ignore when traveling to Hue is to take a cruise on the Perfume River to listen to Hue songs. This is one of the most prominent traditional beauties. Below is a price list of tickets for the Perfume River cruise to listen to Hue songs for your reference.

Introducing the service of yachting on the Perfume River listening to Hue songs

Cruise listening to Hue songs on the Perfume River is a unique art form of Hue from the past to the present. This is an art form with Hue chants performed on the yacht including chants and answers, new music.

In addition, you can also sign up for a Hue tour  to experience the Perfume River cruise and eat delicious food in Hue at a cheaper price than going on your own.

You will have the opportunity to enjoy court music, drop flower lanterns in the river like the kings of the past. If you come to Hue, you want to experience that feeling, then book yourself tickets for a cruise on the Perfume River to enjoy these lyrical songs.

Means of transportation to Perfume River marina

Address: Toa Kham Wharf – 49 Le Loi – Phu Hoi – Hue City – Thua Thien Hue

The marina on the Perfume River is located in the city center, visitors will be very easy to find. According to my Hue travel experience , there will be the main means used to move here such as:

Motorcycle

You come to Hue self-sufficient travel and find yourself a motorbike to be a companion. When traveling by motorbike, you will be free to play and visit. Renting a motorbike in Hue is only from 80k to 120k and you can travel everywhere.

See More: Hue Motorbike Tour

Private Car With Driver

In Hue, there is no grab car, only a Private Car, you can have a reference card to move to the pier. The cost from the points in the center to here is about 50k in return.

Schedule to take a cruise on the Perfume River and listen to Hue songs

Meet up point: Toa Kham Wharf 49 Le Loi – Hue City

Departure time:

  • Trip 1: 19h00 – 20h00
  • Trip 2: 20h00 – 21h00
  • Duration: 1 hour

Sightseeing schedule:

  • Captain and staff welcome guests on board
  • Start the journey to see the Perfume River
  • Enjoy a cup of tea and enjoy the view around
  • Visit Truong Tien Bridge, listen to Hue songs
  • Going down the Perfume River will come Nghinh Luong Dinh
  • Admire the beauty of Da Vien Bridge
  • See Hue National School
  • Drop flower lanterns in the river
  • End the trip and return to the pier

Price list for Perfume River cruise listening to Hue songs is only 100k

The price list of cruise tickets on the Perfume River listening to the latest Hue songs in 2021 is as follows:

Group ticket price

Dragon boat sightseeing

  • Vietnamese guests: 100,000 VND / 1 adult
  • Foreign guests: 150,000 VND/ 1 adult
  • Time: 19h00 – 20h00 and 20h00 – 21h00

Ticket price for dragon boat 8 seats

Single Dragon Boat + Performing Arts Troupe

Time: Optional 16h00 – 23h00

Ticket price: 1,200,000 VND/1 boat

Dragon boat ticket price 27 seats

Double Dragon Boat + Hue Performing Arts Troupe

Time: Optional 16h00 – 23h00

Ticket price: 1,500,000 VND

Where should I book to get the cheapest and most prestigious tickets for a Perfume River cruise?

To choose a place where you can buy the most prestigious Perfume River cruise fare and receive the most incentives, it is Hue tourism company. Here, I will guide you how to hunt for tickets for the Perfume River cruise:

  • Contact hotline: +84 88 666 0396 (WhatsApp)
  • View schedule information, close the number
  • Payment: Bank transfer or cash

Please contact the hotline directly to consult the price of the Perfume River cruise to listen to Hue songs. During the tourist season, you should book early to reserve your spot, and also get a FREE one-way pick-up.

Experience the services included in the price of the Perfume River cruise

Coming to the Perfume River cruise to listen to Hue songs, in addition to the standard package, visitors can also refer to higher ticket prices with better food service.

Perfume river cruise fare + basic dinner

Only at the price of 100k / 1 person is the basic price of the Perfume River cruise fare excluding food service. If you want to experience more dinner on the boat with famous dishes in Hue, you can also sign more.

Book: Hue Dinner Cruise on Perfume River

 

Perfume river cruise ticket price + royal dinner

If you want to experience the feeling of going on a Perfume River cruise to listen to Hue songs and enjoy more advanced dishes, you can choose this package. All dishes are selected and very famous often presented at the palace.

Book: Hue Dinner Cruise on Perfume River

Ticket price for Perfume River cruise listening to Hue songs + Royal banquet

If you want to enjoy the dishes that only the royals, the national listeners of the court combined with listening to Hue songs, the Perfume River, you can choose this package. All the dishes are prepared like a royal banquet, a lot of great dishes. All will create a cozy and luxurious space.

Book: Hue Dinner Cruise on Perfume River

 

Notes in the price of the Perfume River cruise

Service ticket price includes:

  • Service charge
  • Insurance on the boat
  • Cake
  • Evil water or coffee
  • One way hotel pick up

Not included:

  • Personal spending
  • Paying guests
  • Drinks arise

How to use the ticket:

  • Arrive 15 minutes before sailing time
  • No refunds for late arrivals
  • Present the booked voucher for ticket control

What is the policy of Perfume River cruise fare?

  • When registering to buy a ticket, if you are not present, you will lose 100% of the ticket price
  • Cancel the ticket within 1 day and lose 70% of the value
  • Cancellation 1 day in advance will lose 50% of the value
  • Cancellation 3 days in advance forfeit 5% of the value

Above is the information about the ticket price for the Perfume River cruise to listen to Hue songs for your reference. Quickly book yourself tickets to enjoy the unique beauty of Hue.

 

Along with the Perfume River, Truong Tien Bridge is also a place that has entered poetry and is considered a symbol of Hue. This century-old building has witnessed the change of the ancient capital. At the same time , Truong Tien Hue Bridge is also one of the tourist attractions attracting domestic and foreign tourists to visit and explore. To learn more about it, follow this article by Danang Private Car !

General introduction about Truong Tien Hue Bridge

Location of Truong Tien Bridge

Coming to Hue, almost everyone will cross this bridge. Truong Tien Bridge, also known as Trang Tien Bridge or Thanh Thai Bridge. It connects the North and South banks of Hue. In which the South belongs to Phu Hoi ward and the North belongs to Phu Hoa ward.

Truong Tien Bridge is one of the symbols of Hue, in addition, Hue is also famous for Khai Dinh Tomb, Hue Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, if you want to go to all the beautiful places in Hue, book Hue City Tour  1 day – Experience the beauty of Hue

Which river does Truong Tien Bridge cross?

Truong Trang Tien Bridge was built across the Perfume River – a poetic river located in the heart of the city. It is also the river that has entered poetry and books. This is also the first bridge in Hue that crosses this river, located right next to the ancient citadel.

About the name Truong Tien Bridge

Since its construction until now, this bridge has been renamed many times.

  •       It was first called Thanh Thai Bridge because it was completed in the 11th year of Thanh Thai.
  •       In 1945, the bridge changed its name to Nguyen Hoang Bridge.
  •       After the unification of the country, it was again called Trang Tien.
  •       In 2004, the bridge was officially changed to Truong Tien bridge.

Although it is said that Truong Tien is the main name, the names Trang Tien are still called by everyone. These two names are still parallel to each other.

How many spans does the architecture of Truong Tien Hue Bridge have?

This bridge is designed in Gothic style (French architectural style) with a total length of 402.6m, 5.45m high and 6m wide. Trang Tien Hue Bridge has a structure consisting of a total of 6 spans, 12 songs combined to form 6 pairs.

The 6 spans of the bridge are made entirely of steel beams with large weight, extremely strong, the span of each span is 67m. Overall, the bridge looks like a comb shape.

Initially, the bridge was built without pedestrian access. The bridge deck is only paved with ironwood boards. After many renovations, it has changed markedly, becoming a modern and solid bridge as it is now.

History of Truong Tien Hue Bridge you may not know

This famous bridge in Hue has existed for more than 100 years, but few people know exactly when it was built, by whom… Therefore, danangprivatecar.com will reveal it to you more clearly.

Since when did Truong Tien Bridge exist?

In 1896, King Thanh Thai ordered the construction of an iron bridge across the Perfume River to facilitate travel between the two banks. In April 1897, the Governor General of Indochina came to Hue to discuss with the court and invest to build a large, sure lasting project.

On the first day of construction, King Thanh Thai placed the first stone. 2 years later, the 6-span bridge made of semicircular steel, paved with ironwood floors, was completed. The investment cost at that time was 400 million VND – not a small number at that time.

Who built Truong Tien Bridge?

According to many documents, books and newspapers recorded that Truong Tien Hue Bridge was built by Eiffet (France). Designed and built by the famous French architect – Gustave Eiffel, according to new Western techniques and materials.

More than half, the investment capital of King Thanh Thai is only about 190 million and most of it is contributed by the French.

Repairs of Truong Tien Bridge

+ After the bridge was put into use for 5 years to 1904, a big storm overturned the bridge. It was only restored in 1906.

+ In 1937, under the ancient capital of Hue, ruled by King Bao Dai. The bridge was rebuilt once, wider and more secure. There is a separate path for pedestrians.

+ In 1946, due to the influence of the war against the French colonialists, Truong Tien Bridge was collapsed. By 1953, the bridge was completely repaired.

+ However, during the Tet Offensive in 1968, this bridge was once again destroyed. After a long time (in 1991), the restoration was carried out, and it was completed in 1995.

From here on, the bridge will not be repaired again. In 2002, Trang Tien Bridge installed an LED system to help it stand out, modern and brighter.

How to get to Truong Tien Hue Bridge?

The road to Truong Tien Bridge

From the center of Hue city to Truong Tien bridge is only about 850m. To move here, you go through Hung Vuong street or Hoang Hoa Tham street to reach the Perfume River bank.

Means of exploring Trang Tien bridge

Depending on how far or near your starting point is, choose the right vehicle. If near you can walk or far, go cyclo or bicycle. Further, rent a motorbike or taxi.

If you are a lover of romance, then danangprivatecar.com thinks you should rent a bicycle to move and then walk along the banks of the Perfume River, watching the busy flow of people pass by. Otherwise, rent a cyclo for a very cheap price of only a few tens of thousands.

The best time to check-in Truong Tien Hue bridge

If you come to Hue, you must pay attention to the weather here. Because Hue is a province in the central region, there will be a long rainy season, even floods and storms may occur.

According to the experience of many previous visitors, the best time to explore and admire the beauty of Truong Tien Bridge is from January to March. This is the time of changing seasons, the weather is cool. , comfortable.

You can also go in the dry season from March to August. However, these months are often very hot, quite hot. In the remaining months, Hue has entered the rainy season, so it is not very convenient for travel and tourism.

The beauty of Truong Tien Hue bridge

The bridge was born not simply to connect the two sides of the South – North. The reason it was chosen as a symbol of Hue is because it has a rare beauty that almost everyone who visits must remember.

Truong Tien Bridge with lyrical beauty

The idyllic, soft and gentle bridge is located across the poetic Huong Giang River. creating a charming picture of the country of Hue.

The image of a silent bridge reflected on the water surface. Sometimes the wind makes the river ripple, making it more flexible. This painting makes anyone who sees it, not full of praise.

The beauty of Truong Tien Hue Bridge in the phoenix season

Traveling to Truong Tien Bridge in the summer is quite hot, but in return you will admire its beauty in the blooming season of phoenix flowers.

Every summer, the phoenix trees on the banks of the Perfume River bloom, making the whole space red. Make the bridge also more prominent and beautiful. The red flowers mixed with the contemplation of this timeless bridge have left a deep impression in the hearts of viewers.

The beauty of the bridge at sunset

Sunsets are always beautiful and so are the sunsets on Trang Tien Bridge and Perfume River. When the sun gradually sets, the color of Trang Tien Hue Bridge and Perfume River is orange-yellow, which looks very beautiful and romantic.

Trang Tien Bridge shimmering at night

After being installed a modern color changing LED lighting system. In the evening, the colors of blue, red, yellow, orange change continuously, this is like putting on a new shimmering and fanciful shirt for the bridge. It will surely make you admire before that modern light party.

What will you experience when coming to Truong Tien Hue Bridge?

Truong Tien Bridge is not only a witness and historical relic of time. Visiting this place you can also experience many interesting activities.

Walking on the bridge

Considered an attractive destination that almost everyone who comes to Hue does not forget to visit. On clear days, you can wander, stroll the pedestrian lane and admire its architecture.

More or less you will feel like you are returning to the heroic years of the ancient capital of Hue, of the nation. Traces and relics of hundreds of years ago are still present around this bridge.

See the panorama of Hue

Do is located in the middle of the city, right on the peaceful Perfume River. So from this position you can breathe in the cool air and admire the scenery of the river, the sky and the sky.

Looking down at the bridge is the water flowing slowly, the point is the dragon boats or the small boats of the fishermen. The two sides are a bustling, crowded scene of buildings, vehicles, …

Check-in virtual living with Truong Tien Bridge

If you want to find a place to take “virtual life” photos, the Truong Tien Hue Bridge is also a good suggestion. With the ancient and impressive space plus the scenery of clouds, sky, and surrounding mountains, it will be a beautiful background for your photos.

Walk around, explore the night market at the foot of the bridge

Located in the central area, Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street and night market at the foot of the bridge are also tourist attractions that attract a large number of tourists. This place will bring you many interesting experiences.

When night falls, the street lights up is also the time when this street becomes crowded and bustling, far from the inherent tranquility of Hue. Going to the pedestrian street and night market, you will discover food stalls, shop for souvenirs as gifts and have fun with entertainment activities…

Tourist sites near Truong Tien Hue Bridge

After experiencing interesting things at Truong Tien Bridge. You can find and explore more tourist attractions nearby to make your trip more memorable.

Perfume River Hue

Perfume River – a typical image of the ancient capital, is the pride of local people. Stretching from Vi Da garden with green grass, passing Thien Mu pagoda and then turning into Bach Yen river like a silk strip. It seems to adorn the ancient, contemplative of Hue.

If you have the opportunity to stop by here, you should compress to admire the scenery on the Perfume River or admire the romantic and lyrical sunset beauty on the riverside. If you come in the evening, you can take a boat to enjoy Hue folk songs.

Thien Mu Pagoda

In addition to Truong Tien Hue Bridge , Thien Mu Pagoda is also a check-in point not to be missed. This temple is likened to the “soul” of Hue. It is located on Ha Khe hill, about 5km from the city center. The front side is the Perfume River, the surrounding landscape is very charming.

Thien Mu Pagoda was built under the reign of King Nguyen Hoang, associated with many mystical stories, including the outstanding love story. How true it is, come visit and find out.

Hue Citadel

Also known as Hue Citadel. This is a group in the relic complex of Hue ancient capital. The work is imbued with the culture, history and architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty, recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage (1993).

Visiting this place, you have the opportunity to learn about the living and working places of the ancient kings. Discover the unique architectural items inside such as: Ngo Mon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Forbidden City, … and rent costumes of kings to transform into historical characters.

Dong Ba Market

Coming to Hue without exploring the markets is a big mistake. It is a pity to have come to Trang Tien bridge without visiting Dong Ba market.

Dong Ba Market is one of Hue’s largest traditional markets. Not only selling utensils, food and Hue specialties, but also the place that best reproduces the lifestyle and activities of local people. Come and have a walk around, try delicious dishes, buy items as gifts to make the trip more interesting.

Other notes to know when walking around Truong Tien Hue Bridge

As a famous place, Truong Tien Bridge gives visitors many emotions and unforgettable experiences every time they visit. However, when exploring this place, you need to keep a few things in mind:

  • If you want to walk on the bridge, you are only allowed to walk in the pedestrian lane. Absolutely do not go in the middle of the bridge because traffic is very dangerous.
  • Sunset is said to be the most beautiful time for you to capture moments of Truong Tien Bridge – Perfume River. So take advantage of the time, then stay until the evening to experience the night market.
  • For the convenience of traveling to visit the bridge as well as nearby places. You should choose a hotel in the center.

It can be said that, through many years with many ups and downs of history, Truong Tien Hue Bridge is still standing there as an indispensable part of the ancient capital. The image of the bridge along with the peaceful and poetic Perfume River has left a deep impression in the hearts of tourists every time they visit.

 

Originally a favorite drink of the Nguyen Dynasty kings, today Hue Royal Tea has become famous throughout the country. Tea is not only delicious but also a panacea that helps increase resistance and is very good for health. Below, we invite you to learn about this famous royal tea with Danang Private Car!

Introduction of Hue royal tea

Royal tea is another part of Hue cuisine related to the city’s royal history. Royal tea in Hue was the drink of the ancient Nguyen emperors. Tea is made from natural herbs, so the taste is very fragrant and good for health.

Royal tea is a quintessential feature of Hue’s culture

Today, royal tea has become a specialty of the ancient capital, a cultural feature of the Hue people. More than 80 years have passed, Hue has undergone a number of economic and political changes. Hue’s royal tea today is inevitably different from the original form.

However, these changes do not affect the interest of tea lovers who want to enjoy tea. Currently, royal tea in Hue is served at many different tea houses with different forms. It is a specialty that anyone traveling to Hue also buys as a gift.

What does Hue royal tea include?

Royal tea has a different composition from red or green tea. Royal tea is made from 16 different herbs. Each herb has its own flavor and medicinal properties and below is the function of each ingredient in Hue’s royal tea.

  •  Northern licorice: Northern licorice is an herb that has been used for many years in traditional medicine. And also a necessary ingredient of Hue royal tea . This herb helps to treat stomach ulcers and coughs, and can also be used for wound healing.
  • Hoai Son or grinding tubers: Grinding tubers is a nutrient-rich vegetable. This herb can boost brain function, reduce inflammation, and improve digestive health.
  • Goji berry: Goji berry is a super nutritious ingredient in Hue royal tea , providing antioxidants and preventing cancer growth.
  • Thao Quynh Minh: This is a popular herb in Vietnam. Used to treat constipation and hemorrhoids. Fenugreek can also help relieve insomnia.
  • Red jujube: Red jujube is the dried fruit of the jujube tree, red in color, sweet in taste and high in fiber. Red jujube offers a lot of health benefits such as treating insomnia, relieving constipation, reducing stress, anti-oxidant and preventing cancer.
  • Chamomile: Has the effect of treating high blood pressure, partially inhibiting ringworm and antibacterial ability. Besides, chrysanthemum flowers in Hue royal tea also have the effect of treating dizziness, headache, boils, red eyes, etc.
  • Bitter Gourd: Bitter gourd is also known as bitter gourd, mulberry chi, peach, melon, … Bitter gourd has the ability to enhance the body’s immunity, treat diabetes to improve vision. .
  • Artichoke: Artichoke can support weight loss, prevent obesity, strengthen the immune system, protect the liver, treat cough, sore throat, support digestion, prevent hemorrhoids.
  • Vetiver: The bud is also an important herb in Hue royal tea . Buds have the effect of treating gout, treating diabetes, reducing blood fat.
  • Sweet grass: Sweet grass is also known as honey grass, sugar grass, sweet chrysanthemum, … very good for people with diabetes.
  • Big apple: Dai apple is also known as jujube, black apple, is a familiar medicine in Eastern medicine, is an ingredient in Hue royal tea . Black apples are used to enhance the immune system, improve and improve health.
  • Lotus heart: This is the germ part located inside the lotus seed. Lotus heart has the ability to lower body temperature, cool, cure insomnia. Can treat fever, coma, nosebleeds or kidney failure, …
  • Anise flower: Anise flower, also known as Dai Anise, is one of the spices of the Vietnamese people. This is also a Southern medicine, can treat back pain, treat flatulence, bloating.
  • Dang ginseng: Dang ginseng is different from ginseng, but both have the ability to supplement gas. Using iso ginseng will help you eat better, your body will be cool, and your skin will become more rosy.
  • Hoa Hoa: Hoa Hoa is used to mix drinking water to cool, to dye yellow and is a medicine with many uses. Flowers have the effect of lowering blood pressure, stopping bleeding, preventing cerebrovascular diseases, anti-inflammatory, enhancing resistance, …
  • Jasmine: Jasmine has the ability to reduce stress, anxiety, headaches, muscle tension and reduce heart rate. Used to treat insomnia, prevent colds, flu and treat blood circulation.

Benefits of Hue royal tea

Hue’s royal tea is not only a refreshing drink but also has many other uses for health. Natural medicinal herbs are combined according to heirloom recipes to help users get:

Support good sleep

Royal tea has long been used for relaxation and sleep. There is also scientific evidence supporting herbal teas for reducing fatigue and improving sleep quality. Royal tea can be a great choice both day and night. Especially if you are trying to kick the habit of drinking coffee before bed.

Hypotension

High blood pressure is usually controlled by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Such as regular exercise and a low-sodium diet. Besides, royal tea can also play an important role in controlling and treating hypertension.

Helps lower cholesterol

Royal tea can strengthen the immune system, enhance resistance. Fights inflammation and may prevent cancer and heart disease. In Hue royal tea, there are high levels of antioxidants, which can help lower cholesterol.
You won’t see the effect of royal tea on your cholesterol right away. You have to drink the tea for weeks before there is any improvement in cholesterol levels.

Improves stomach and digestive problems

Due to poor eating habits and poor food quality, the stomach is often upset. However, Hue royal tea is known for its stomach-soothing properties. Helps relieve colic, flatulence, colic and constipation. It also promotes better food digestion and reduces stomach problems.

Effectively reduce acne and have more beautiful skin

Regular use of royal tea helps to detoxify the body and cleanse from the inside. Therefore, this cleansing property helps to give you perfect and soft skin.
The daily use of herbal tea clears acne skin, cures psoriasis, prevents eczema. As well as reducing pimples, redness, swelling and oxidative damage.

Reduce inflammation

Drinking Hue royal tea regularly can help people with arthritis. May help relieve pain, fatigue and swelling in the joints. Ground root in royal tea is one of the best herbs for reducing inflammation very well.

Against aging

Most people want to look and feel younger, but only a few work. All the antioxidants present in royal tea are known to aid in slowing down the aging process. Prevent the harmful effects of free radicals and reduce the aging of cells in your body.

Stay in shape

Royal tea has the effect of helping to regulate blood and reduce stress. It also stimulates blood circulation in the abdomen. That’s why this tea is so effective in keeping in shape.

In addition, the herbs in the tea can also purify the body and reduce the accumulation of excess fat. They contain vitamins such as A, B1, B2, C. Effective skin care, preventing excess fat accumulation in the body.

What types of Hue royal tea include?

As a famous specialty of Hue, royal tea now has many different types. Each type of royal tea has different flavors, attractive and suitable for many people’s preferences. Here are the royal teas that you should not miss when coming to Hue.

Royal tea bag filter

Tea bag filter tea is a popular royal tea species today, suitable for those who often travel or work. Or busy people, working all day at the office.

Royal tea bag filter is very convenient to make

Royal tea bags are usually packaged in boxes, each box can contain many small tea bags. Each small tea bag has a specific and appropriate amount, which is very convenient to brew.
When you need to drink tea, you just need to rinse the tea bag with boiling water and then add boiling water. Wait about 5 minutes to have a cup of tea or a royal tea pot to enjoy.

Hue Imperial Court Tea

Quy Phi Tea is a Hue royal tea that is loved by many people. In tea there are not only 16 common herbs of royal tea. But there can also be another herb that is celandine.

Hue Imperial Court Tea

Quy Phi tea is produced for women. Because tea has a great effect in detoxification, clearing heat, reducing acne, bringing smooth, shiny skin. In addition, tea is also very effective in keeping in shape.

Tea Minh Mang Hue royal court

If Quy Phi tea is used exclusively for women, Minh Mang tea is produced exclusively for men. Minh Mang Tea consists of 18 different herbs, selected for men.
Minh Mang tea has many different uses such as kidney tonic, yang, and vitality enhancement. Besides, tea also has the ability to effectively treat gout and become the choice of many men.

Mother Tea of ​​Hue Imperial Court

Unlike Quy Phi and Minh Mang tea, Hue Mau Hau royal tea is produced for the elderly, people with weak eyes and often insomnia. Tra Mother Queen is a very meaningful gift for you to give to your parents and grandparents when traveling in Hue.
Because Mau Hau tea has the effect of supporting the treatment of high blood pressure, insomnia, and headaches. In addition, tea also supports improving eyesight and improving the health of users. At the same time, it helps to reduce cholesterol, tonic blood, cool the liver.

Hue royal tea G8, G9, G10

Royal tea G8, G9, G10 are three types of royal tea that are different in terms of packaging and ingredients in each tea. These three teas are suitable for all ages and can be enjoyed every day in your family.
In particular, G8 royal tea includes 26 different herbs. The tea has a light and ethereal sweetness. Tea includes 2 different packing ways, 250g and 500g.
G9 royal tea also includes the same ingredients as G8 royal tea, but the percentage of precious herbs will be higher. For example, the percentage of ginseng, goji berries, etc. will be higher in G9 tea than in G8 tea. Therefore, G9 tea has a stronger sweetness and is often bought by many people as gifts.
G10 royal tea is also made up of 26 herbs but the volume of these herbs is more. In the G10 royal tea bag, it will be divided into many small bags to drink and be vacuumed. This is a high-class royal tea, so the taste is also more delicious.

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How to enjoy Hue royal tea

In order to have a cup of Hue royal tea, the tea maker must be meticulous in each stage. Here is the art of enjoying tea according to Hue standards:

  • Step 1: Rinse the teapot with plain water

This stage cleans the kettle and increases the teapot temperature to help wake up the tea in the best way

  • Step 2: Wake up the tea

Put about 30g of tea in the pot with 2 to 3 apples. Then pour a small amount of water (85-90 degrees Celsius) just to cover the tea, shake well and drain the water after 30 seconds to 1 minute. This also helps to remove impurities from the tea during the drying process.

  • Step 3: Make tea

Pour boiling water (85-90 degrees Celsius) into the tea, gently shake the teapot. This will help the tea stir in the pot, making the tea stronger. Wait about 5 minutes for the tea to infuse.

  • Step 4: Enjoy the tea

Use a spoon to stir the tea and enjoy.

In addition to hot royal tea, you can make cold royal tea to drink on summer days. After brewing the tea, you can let it cool, put it in a glass bottle and put it in the refrigerator and enjoy.

Tips for using Hue royal tea

In order for royal tea to have the best health benefits, you need to pay attention to a few issues after drinking tea:

  • In royal tea, there are many herbs that stimulate the uterus. May lead to miscarriage or uterine contractions. Therefore, pregnant women should not drink royal tea. Or if you need to use it, you should consult your doctor before drinking tea.

  • Each day should only use about 30g to 40g of royal tea to bring the best effect. If you use too much, it will cause many side effects.
  • Besides using royal tea to improve health. You should also practice healthy living habits to enhance the effects of royal tea.

Address to buy Hue royal tea

In the past, royal tea was only for kings or princes of the country. Now, royal tea has become familiar with people’s lives. Therefore, many tourists choose royal tea as a specialty of Hue to give as gifts to grandparents and parents. Here are some addresses to buy quality royal tea at reasonable prices in Hue.

Duc Phuong royal tea

As the name suggests, Duc Phuong specializes in providing Hue royal teas at reasonable prices. Royal tea here is extracted from 16 herbs derived from nature, good for health. Besides bringing solid health, royal tea also helps women find perfect beauty.
At Duc Phuong store, you have many choices: Cung Dinh tea, Quy Phi tea, Minh Mang tea, Peony tea. In addition, there are also Nhat Da Emperor wine, a wine-soaked ladder, etc.
Tea at Duc Phuong is packaged in two types, 500gr and 1000gr. Buying large tea bags will save money compared to 500g packs. The price of products at Duc Phuong ranges from 35,000 VND to 1,200,000 VND.

Tea Dinh Vu Di 

Tra Dinh Vu Di is located about seven kilometers west of Hue city center. The name of the shop attracts the attention of many customers, because in the Sino-Vietnamese sense it is “tea shop in the drizzle”.

Here, visitors can taste different types of tea, including some special teas that were previously only served to the royal court in Hue. In addition, this place also guides the assistants in the preparation of royal teas.
Depending on the mixture of traditional Chinese medicine, you can make Hue royal teas with different flavors. Packages of royal tea, each containing a variety of herbs. After enjoying the tea, you can choose for yourself the tasteful royal tea packages to buy.

First Name Tea

  • Address: No. 12 Nguyen Canh Chan Street, Hue, Vietnam

De Nhat Danh Tra is currently a royal tea brand loved by many Vietnamese people. The teas here always prioritize the health of users, so they are produced from high quality and natural ingredients. Bringing users abundant health, good sleep and no acne, beautiful skin.

Here, Hoang De tea is the most popular product. Emperor Tea is made from 26 royal herbs. Emperor Tea is packaged in a wide variety of sizes.

You can buy Hue royal tea with Hoang De brand to try it or use it for a long time like 250gr, 250gr red, 250gr green packages. Or tea box of 10 filter bags, 20 filter bags, 30 filter bags, 20 green bags, 12 packs,…

Dr.Tea

  • Address: No. 2/98 Nguyen Hue Street, Hue, Vietnam

Dr.Tea is a long-standing royal tea production company and has many agents and distribution stores. Dr.Tea’s teas are sold not only in Hue but also in the central, southern and northern provinces.

All types of royal tea at Dr.Tea are guaranteed of quality, safety and very clear origin. It is a reputable and safe place to buy royal tea at an affordable price.

Coming here, in addition to royal tea, queen tea, and imperial tea, you can also choose from many other unique products of Hue. For example, melaleuca oil, massage oil, Ganoderma lucidum, turmeric starch, turmeric ginger wine, etc.

Hue royal tea has become an indispensable drink of the ancient capital. Is a quintessence in the culinary art culture of Hue. Therefore, when coming to Hue, do not miss the unique specialty tea that Danang Private Car introduced above!

As the biggest and most famous traditional market in Hue, Dong Ba Hue market has everything you need. From food, crafts, gifts to fashion items, … This is also a famous tourist destination that almost every tourist visiting the ancient capital also stops by. Today, dulichsontra.com will reveal to you the experience of visiting, eating and shopping at Dong Ba market!

A brief introduction about Dong Ba market in Hue

History of Dong Ba Market

Dong Ba Market was built many years ago. Before 1899, it was located at Dong Ba Gate (East gate near Hue Citadel). In 1885, when the imperial city of Hue fell, the French colonialists destroyed the market.

In 1889, King Thanh Thai moved the market to the side of the Perfume River.

In 1887, King Dong Khanh ordered it to be rebuilt. In 1889, King Thanh Thai decided to move the market closer to the Perfume River, between Truong Tien Bridge and Gia Hoi Bridge.

The name of Dong Ba market in Hue

Dong Ba Market was originally named Quy Gia Thi – the name that marked the return of the Nguyen Dynasty after returning to Phu Xuan. The name Dong Ba market appeared in 1887 during the reign of King Dong Khanh, and is still called until now.

In fact, it originally had the real name of Dong Hoa market – Dong Ba gate. A name that mimics Chinese calling.

Where is Dong Ba Market in Hue and how to get there?

Location of Dong Ba market

The market is located at 2 Tran Hung Dao Street, Phu Hoa Ward, Hue City. Right on the edge of Truong Tien Bridge. It is about 1.3km from the city center, so finding the way and moving is relatively easy.

Move to Dong Ba market

Depending on how far or near your starting position is, choose the right vehicle to get to Tran Hung Dao Street, next to the Perfume River, you will see the market right away.

  • If you take a bus, the bus station stop is only about 200m from the market with about 3 minutes on foot.
  • If you have a car or motorbike, you can park your car at the market gate for 30,000 VND/car and 5,000 VND/motorcycle.
  • If you go with a lot of people, you can call a taxi, but the cost is much higher than the above means, about 200,000 VND / way, moreover, it is also quite passive.

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Hours of operation of Dong Ba market in Hue

Dong Ba Market starts to open from 5 am to 19 pm, it is closed, stopping all trading activities. Particularly for holidays, Tet may be adjusted to close a little later to serve everyone’s shopping needs.


The market is open all days.

  • Opening time: 5am – 7pm daily

According to dulichsontra.com’s experience, if there is no urgent business to visit the market, you should avoid “opening hours”. That is, when they first opened the shop, you should not come, if you see or bid but don’t buy, you will be blamed.

When to visit Dong Ba market in Hue?

Like all other traditional markets in Hue, Dong Ba market is open year-round throughout the month, regardless of rain or shine. Therefore, you can visit the market at any time you want.

However, if you go on a sunny day, it will be better. Because it’s dry, it’s convenient and clean to travel, also suitable for you to take pictures to check-in. From March to August is the dry season in Hue.

Visitors to Hue should go in the afternoon, around 3pm onwards. This is said to be the most ideal time to go to Dong Ba market . Because the afternoon is usually easier to bargain. Especially for those of you who like snacks, want to taste strange and delicious dishes, there are many new food stalls selling in the afternoon.

Structure of Dong Ba market in Hue?

Dong Ba Market has an area of ​​​​about 15,600m2, divided into 3 floors with hundreds of stalls selling all kinds of goods.

The 1st floor is the food area

This is considered the most attractive area of ​​the market. Here, all kinds of dried seafood of the Central region and Hue specialties such as shrimp paste, seasoning sauce, fish sauce, etc. can not be missed. In which, it is impossible not to mention the fish sauce – the condiment that makes the dishes. Hue adds more flavor.

The sellers here are very hospitable, friendly, thoughtful advice, so feel free to choose. But the dry specialties are quite strong, remember to pack them carefully!

2nd floor for craft stalls

The second floor of Dong Ba Hue market is dedicated to selling handicrafts. Here you will find poetic conical hats, accessories that go with the charming ao dai of Hue girls.

In addition, there are also typical handicraft products of traditional craft villages that are also sold here such as Phuoc Tich pottery, Da Le village bamboo, Ke Mon village’s jewelry, etc.

The 3rd floor is the area for clothes and fabrics

The highest area of ​​the market takes you lost in the world of fabric and clothing stalls along with bags, hats, wallets, etc. An ideal space for fashionistas who love to shop.

In addition to the three main stalls, the market also has an outdoor area, also known as a flea market. This space does not regulate certain items, a place to practice for free traders, selling all kinds of items from dining, food, clothes, shoes…

Tourists are in Da Nang but want to combine to explore more dreaming Hue ancient capital. You can book a Hue tour from Da Nang to return in the same day. Visit the highlights of Hue.

What to eat at Dong Ba market? Suggest delicious dishes to try

It is not natural that Dong Ba market is considered as such an attractive tourist destination for tourists. This place can be called a culinary paradise when converging almost all Hue specialties. Visiting the market, you will surely wonder what to eat because every dish looks attractive.

Hue beef noodle soup and other types of vermicelli

Bun bo is a dish that has made Hue culinary brand. This dish is sold everywhere, restaurants or eateries, street vendors all have it. And bun bo Dong Ba market will definitely make you feel overwhelmed when enjoying. Prices range from 20,000 to 25,000 VND/bowl.

Hue beef noodle soup and other types of vermicelli

In addition to beef vermicelli, there are also a variety of other Hue vermicelli dishes that are equally attractive such as turmeric vermicelli, mussel vermicelli, sour shrimp vermicelli, vermicelli, …

Spring rolls

Nem lui is a typical dish of the Central people. Hue spring rolls are made from meat and rolls, grilled with a very specific aroma, served with raw vegetables, cucumber, sliced ​​raw mango, dipped with sweet and sour dipping sauce. This dish in Dong Ba Hue market is sold opposite the roadside for 10,000 – 20,000 VND.

Types of cakes

Hue cuisine is also famous for its cakes. There can be flour cake, beo cake, little ram cake, banh chung, banh chung, wet cake, etc. And of course you can find all of these at the market.

At the beginning of the market you will see stalls selling delicious pate chaud with meat for only 5,000 VND / piece. A little further in, there are flour cakes filled with shrimp and meat, wet cakes with spring rolls and raw vegetables, or banh beo cups. Don’t forget to try the very attractive little ram cake with fish sauce!

Hue tea

Referring to Hue cuisine, it is impossible not to mention Hue tea. Hue tea has long been famous for its variety, sweet taste, and irresistible aroma.

There are dozens of different types of tea for you to choose from such as lotus seed tea, filtered powdered tea, green bean tea, mixed tea, fruit tea, banana tea, etc. Especially the unique and unique roasted pork wrap powdered tea. , very famous.

What does Dong Ba Hue market have to buy as a gift?

Not only a food paradise, this largest traditional market in Hue also sells a lot of suitable items for visitors to buy as gifts. Dulichsontra.com suggests you a few dishes such as:

Sesame Hue

Sesame is probably the first suggestion that we want to mention. Because this is a delicious and easy gift that almost everyone likes. Hue sesame has 2 types: flexible sesame and crispy sesame. Made from sesame, malt, sugar, peanuts. Particularly for crispy sesame, there is another ingredient, which is rice paper.

Characteristic sweetness but not boring. When you eat, you will feel the sweet, pleasant, supple taste. With hot tea, there is nothing like it. Sesame seeds are packed in packages with many weights for your reference.

Nem Hue

Coming to Dong Ba market in Hue , you can buy bamboo or spring rolls as gifts. Tre Hue has its own characteristics with two types of beef and pork with aroma, sweet taste, mixed with a little bit of golden fried bacon with galangal, garlic, and hearing. The outside is wrapped in guava leaves and then wrapped in banana leaves.

Nem chua is also a delicious dish that is no different from Tre, but the smaller one, the scent is somewhat different. This duo is always chosen by tourists to enjoy and buy to take home.

Hue royal tea

Hue royal tea is very fragrant, it is not only a drink for normal refreshment but has many good uses for health. Royal tea has many types, sold for about 50,000 – 60,000 VND/bag. You can buy it as a gift for your grandparents or parents.

Types of fish sauce

Hue has long been famous for fish sauce. Different from the fish sauce in other places, the fish sauce here is made pure, rich but not too salty, especially with a very fragrant smell. You can buy sour shrimp paste, oyster sauce, shrimp paste, etc. to use in daily meals or as gifts.
Fish sauce is usually packed in a box, the outside is wrapped in a plastic bag for easy transportation and does not have a strong smell when carrying.

Which hotel should I stay in for exploring Dong Ba Hue market?

To facilitate exploring Dong Ba market and save time. You should look for hotels and homestays near the market or the surrounding area. The accommodation system in Hue is very diverse, spoiled for you to choose according to your needs. A few suggestions you can refer to:

  • Hue Four Seasons Hotel: No. 7 Nguyen Cong Tru, Group 13, Hue City (0.8km from the market)
  • Tran Ly Hotel: 78 Le Loi, Hue City (1.4km from Dong Ba market)
  • Melia Vinperl Hue: 50A Hung Vuong Street, Hue City (about 3km from the market)

Recommend places near Dong Ba market in Hue

From Dong Ba market, it is easy to move to visit nearby places.

Truong Tien Bridge

From market to Truong Tien bridge only 750m. This bridge across the Perfume River connecting the South – North banks is also considered a representative image of Hue, attracting many tourists. You can walk on the bridge and admire the romantic Perfume River or explore the pedestrian street at the foot of the bridge.

Hue Imperial Citadel

1.4km from Dong Ba Hue market is Hue Citadel, also known as Hue Citadel. This is the largest-scale construction in Hue with a construction process of more than 300 years. The Citadel is the living place of the king of the Nguyen Dynasty, which has been recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage.

Thien Mu Pagoda

Moving about 5km further to the North, you can visit the sacred and mysterious Thien Mu pagoda. The pagoda is located on Ha Khe hill, on the left bank of the Perfume River, famous for many mysterious legends along with many impressive architectural works that everyone wants to explore.

A few notes to know when going to Dong Ba market in Hue

  • If you intend to buy seafood at Dong Ba market, you should come early because at this time, the seafood has just been caught ashore and brought to the market to sell, so it is always fresh.
  • Experience going to the market on Tet holiday is often very crowded. Please pay attention to preserve luggage, wallet, phone, … to avoid pickpockets, theft.
  • When you intend to buy things at Dong Ba market, don’t be afraid to bargain. Many people who review this market “challenge” the price a lot. If you don’t haggle, it’s easy to be “spoiled”. If you are good at negotiating, you will likely get a cheap item.
  • For believers who like to live virtual, you can go to the main gate area of ​​the market with red letters of Dong Ba Market to take pictures. This is also the check-in coordinates that are popular with young people every time they come to Hue.

It is said that the easiest way to understand the local culture and pace of life is to visit the markets and come to Hue too. If you want to understand more about the people and culture here, visit Dong Ba Hue market . Not only can you visit and explore, but you can also enjoy a lot of delicious and attractive dishes at extremely cheap prices.

People who come to Hue will never forget the charming beauty of an ancient, peaceful but modern city. However, it will be a pity if you miss the opportunity to experience the unique Hue Royal Cuisine of this land. Join Danang Private Car to learn about the unique features of Hue cuisine right away!

What is Hue royal cuisine? 

Vietnam currently has about 3,000 dishes of all kinds, of which more than 1,700 dishes are prepared according to the culinary style of Hue royal court. Cuisine in Hue royal court is considered the pinnacle of Vietnamese cuisine because of its sophistication and meticulousness.

Hue’s royal cuisine is not much different from folk dishes in terms of ingredients. However, the decoration and presentation of the dishes are delicate and meticulous to attract diners.

Hue’s royal cuisine is not only delicious but also very eye-catching

In addition, Hue royal dishes are not only delicious but also visually appealing. Especially, there is a harmonious balance between color and taste, yin and yang, hot and cold.

The ingredients, processing and delicate presentation of Hue royal cuisine have long been considered a cultural mark of the ancient capital. Hue cuisine is not only considered a sophisticated culinary art work. It is also the embodiment of the philosophy of life left by the forefathers.

What makes Hue royal cuisine? 

It is no coincidence that the people of Hue can build such a wonderful cuisine. Having gone through hundreds of years of formation, development and preservation, there will be a number of factors affecting Hue cuisine.

Here are the most prominent factors that shape all kinds of dishes and cooking styles in Hue. Please join Danang Private Car to find out more details:

Climate factor

Hue has a tropical humid climate with two typical rainy and dry seasons. Along with the aridity of the soil are suitable conditions to produce diverse sources of raw materials. Since then, the delicious taste of the ingredients is the basic foundation for creating unforgettable dishes.

Historical factor 

Going back many years ago, Hue used to be inhabited by the Cham Pa people. After that, Lord Nguyen when reigning chose Hue as the capital of Vietnam. These historical factors have promoted and formed the typical dishes of Hue. The most prominent of which is Hue royal cuisine .

Local people in Hue cuisine

Under the profound and far-reaching influence of Confucianism. Especially the idea of ​​”three obediences and four virtues” has formed the standard requirements for evaluating traditional women in the past. One of the most important criteria stated is cooking skills.

For many years, this thought has been ingrained in the subconscious of every local people, especially Hue women. Accordingly, every woman is constantly trying to learn. Improve yourself to reach this standard of evaluation.

Therefore, visitors can easily see that when cooking, Hue people almost put their whole mind and heart into every step.

Culture 

Influenced by wet rice culture, Hue has many dishes made from rice such as beef vermicelli, vermicelli, banh xeo, sticky rice,…. In addition, local beliefs and lifestyles also play an important role. Especially in contributing to the development and maintenance of the cuisine in this destination.

That may be why for more than 600 years, Hue cuisine is divided into four seasons: spring – summer – autumn – winter. More or less, all contribute to the unique dishes of this land. Therefore, each dish has its own story and distinct human meaning.

Classification of Hue royal cuisine 

In Hue, there are hundreds of different types of dishes from Hue street food, vegetarian dishes, folk dishes to royal dishes. Each type has its own characteristics and differences but all have one thing in common: perfection.

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Hue vegetarian dishes

Simple ingredients like rice, potatoes and vegetables are transformed into delicious vegetarian dishes thanks to the culinary skills of the Hue people. In a mysterious way, these dishes have the same attractive color and taste as ordinary dishes.

It is the subtlety, meticulousness and care in cooking that more than 108 vegetarian dishes of Hue are still preserved to this day. Moreover, up to 75% of local people are Buddhist, so being vegetarian is quite important.

This is the reason why vegetarian cuisine in Hue has been developed and preserved for many years. Visitors can consider enjoying some famous vegetarian dishes such as banh tet, banh chung, vermicelli and vegetarian pho.

Ancient Hue royal cuisine

Conspicuous features of royal cuisine include fresh ingredients. Intricate cooking style, meticulous and elegant decoration and unique names.

Because in the past, royal dishes were served at royal banquets. Each dish is not only beautifully decorated but also has to ensure the most nutritional elements.

There are many typical dishes with the characteristics of royal cuisine such as spring rolls, longan tea, gac sticky rice, bird’s nests, phoenixes, phoenixes flying over the island, steamed unicorn shrimp… (Most of them are named after decoration and appearance of dishes).

Hue folk cuisine

Unlike Hue royal cuisine , although it is not a dish made from the best ingredients. But folk cuisine still ensures all standard criteria in both form and quality.

Various ingredients used to cook folk dishes can be found. The presentation and decoration of rustic dishes are not too picky or complicated. However, it still has to be elegant, streamlined and clean.

“Collectiveness” is a unique beauty in the folk culture of Hue people in particular and Vietnamese people in general. In particular, in cooking, Hue people always focus on color coordination. To make the dish not only beautiful but also delicious.

Some typical dishes of folk cuisine can be mentioned such as banh beo, wet cake with barbecue, Cao Lau, beef noodle soup, etc. Each dish is deeply connected with a story. As well as a message of love and loyalty of local people.

Famous dishes in ancient Hue royal cuisine

Hue royal cuisine has the characteristics of royal cuisine under the Nguyen dynasty. Created to serve in daily Royal meals, Royal banquets and royal rituals dedicated to ancestors.

Famous among them are the 8 rarest dishes called bowls of pearls in ancient royal cuisine. Below, Son Tra Travel will introduce you to these eight treasured dishes!

Spring rolls

Nem cong is a very unique dish when it is processed without cooking. Nem peas have the effect of eliminating toxins from the body because peacock meat has detoxifying properties. This dish consists of the thighs of peacocks that have been finely pounded. After being cooked by microbial fermentation thanks to hot spices such as galangal, garlic, pepper, …

No phoenix

Cha pho is made from phoenix meat, a rare bird that lives in the high mountains. The phoenix is ​​collectively known as the phoenix, but the phoenix refers to the male birds. So this bird became rarer and more precious.

The phoenix meat is also finely pounded with spices and wrapped in banana leaves. Unlike spring rolls, this dish will be steamed. Similar to spring rolls, pho phoenix also has the effect of protecting health, which is a unique feature of Hue royal cuisine .

Western cow skin

Western bull, also known as rhinoceros, lives in deep forests and often eats thorny plants. The skin of the western bull is very thick but there is a thin area in the armpit. This is the part used to make nutritious ox skin.

Bear hand

Bear hand is also one of the special dishes of Hue royal cuisine . Because the bear’s hand part is very active, the meat is firm and very nutritious.

Bear hands are rich in nutrients, clean, and loved by ancient kings. At the same time, the dish also contributed to enhancing the strength and authority of the ancient kings.

Salanganes’Nest

Bird’s nest is a very precious high-class raw material from the past to the present. In the past, oats were only used to offer the king in solemn royal banquets. From oats can be processed many different dishes such as bird’s nest soup, bird’s nest stewed with pigeon meat, bird’s nest, …

Orangutan lips

Orangutans are the most intelligent of all primates, often living in the mountains. Catching orangutans is often difficult, so they often have to get drunk.

Orangutan’s lips are the most precious part of the orangutan. Therefore, this part is used to prepare dishes for the king. Orangutan’s lips are one of the outstanding dishes of ancient  Hue royal cuisine .

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Deer tendon

Deer is a rare animal, so venison also became one of the ancient royal dishes. Venison is usually cooked as thigh tendon, soaked in water and vinegar to whiten. When the venison is soft, it will be cut into pieces and cooked with many other ingredients such as bamboo shoots, spring rolls, dried shrimp, etc.

Elephant leg meat

Elephant is an animal with a large body, but the leg area has a layer of soft tendon meat that is delicious to eat. This layer of meat tastes better than other parts of the elephant. In addition, elephant feet are also very difficult to find, so this dish is even more precious. Elephant leg meat was often prepared specifically for the feasts of ancient kings.

Typical dishes of Hue royal cuisine today

Hue cuisine today has a slight change according to the cultural conditions, weather and people here. Therefore, today’s bowls of pearls are usually dishes: abalone, fish fins, bird’s nest, fish bubbles, sea cucumber, fatty liver, sturgeon roe and lobster.

In Hue, precious dishes are replaced by more frugal dishes. But still retain the delicate beauty and nutrition in each dish. Here are some modern royal dishes of Hue:

Hue royal lotus rice

In the past, Hue royal lotus rice was a dish of the Nguyen Dynasty kings in the 18th century. Today, today’s dish has become so popular that it is served in weddings and birthday parties.

Royal lotus rice is a delicacy of Hue cuisine. This dish not only attracts diners by its delicious taste. It also conquers diners by its elegant presentation in the style of royal cuisine.

This dish is modeled on the shape of a beautiful blooming lotus. The inside is extremely quality with rice cooked from fragrant rice of An Cuu village, lotus seeds, spring rolls, fried eggs, chicken, shrimp, vegetables, etc. All wrapped in lotus leaves. skillfully imbued with the cool scent of lotus flowers.

Longan lotus seed tea

Longan lotus seed soup looks very simple because it only includes 3 main ingredients: lotus seeds, longan and granulated sugar. However, this is considered the most delicate dish of Hue royal cuisine .

To cook delicious longan lotus seed soup, you must choose the typical lotus of Hue, the new dish is full of flavor, fleshy, and fat. Longan must choose small seeds but the meat is crispy and sweet.

The lotus seed inserted into the longan must be as eye-catching as a pearl to qualify as an offering to the king. Nowadays, tourists come to Hue to enjoy this sweet dessert in many restaurants. From sidewalk shops, streets to luxurious and ancient restaurants.

Hue royal tea

Hue royal tea was originally served in the royal court of the Nguyen Dynasty. Nowadays, with precious herbs and delicious taste, many people use this tea for better health. This tea is suitable for all ages, so it is very suitable as a souvenir for your family

Address to enjoy Hue royal cuisine

Hue cuisine, especially royal cuisine, is famous for its processing and decoration. Created a unique feature that is not available everywhere. Discover the famous Hue royal dining restaurants below!

Palace Restaurant

This is one of the most famous Hue restaurants in Vietnam. The restaurant has an area of ​​more than 1200m2. With a capacity of more than 600 seats with many separate large and small rooms. All are designed in the style of ancient palace architecture combined with extremely modern oriental style.

Interior of Hue Royal Restaurant

The restaurant is surrounded by vibrant gardens, ornamental plants and large stone statues placed around the courtyard. Coming to Hue Royal Restaurant, you will fully feel the culinary culture of the people here. The restaurant serves traditional royal dishes, Asian and European dishes interwoven between past and present cuisine.

The menu at the restaurant is also very diverse with specialties such as pork rolls, grilled duck, stuffed squid, etc. In particular, the dishes are elaborately prepared with a luxurious dragon and phoenix image. Hue’s chefs all try to take care of the dishes to keep the typical culinary culture of this ancient capital.

In addition, not only Hue royal cuisine , at Cung Dinh restaurant, you will have the opportunity to put on the royal robes of the old kings. To enjoy the most complete royal meal.

Vuon Khe restaurant

Located in an old French mansion near the Imperial Citadel, Vuon Khe restaurant is known as the oldest French-Vietnamese restaurant in Hue. This restaurant is built in the old French architectural style. With the original brick background from 1915. The doors of the restaurant are designed in the style of the domes of ancient churches.

Entering the restaurant, you will feel the harmonious combination between modern Western style and traditional Hue culture. Wooden furniture is still used with a familiar layout like in old war movies.

Food at the restaurant is not too expensive but very delicious with a menu that combines traditional and modern dishes. If you come here, you should not miss the delicious green mango salad with grilled sea bass with Mediterranean sauce.

In addition, there is also grilled beef with banana leaves imbued with central identity with the typical aroma of lemongrass and banana leaves. The delicious banana bread with passion fruit sauce will be a great dessert for a meal.

In particular, Vuon Khe restaurant also has a small bar where guests can enjoy glasses of famous French wines. This is an ideal place when you not only want to discover Hue royal cuisine . But also want to find a combination of many different cuisines.

Old Hue Restaurant

  • Address: No. 4/4/8 Lane 35 Pham Thi Lien Street, Hue, Vietnam

Ancient Hue Restaurant is located at Phu Mong – Kim Long garden house. Is an old aristocratic village located on the romantic Perfume River. The restaurant is architecturally designed by the investor as a capital of the ancient Nguyen kings. In particular, the layout and typical scenery of Hue ancient houses.

With an area of ​​more than 2000m2, it is designed in a traditional style. In the middle of the restaurant yard are copper urns, ancient wells, lotus ponds and surrounded by five-room houses.

All of the houses here feature plenty of wooden furniture. Especially elaborate dragon and phoenix carvings. That creates a very ancient and luxurious feeling. Besides, there are also antique and painting galleries. Or Hue traditional Ao Dai for tourists to visit and take pictures.

The outstanding specialties at this restaurant are royal dishes with impressive and sophisticated decoration. The restaurant has a variety of dishes from Asia to Europe. But the most prominent is still Hue’s traditional dishes or special royal dishes.

Coming to Hue Co restaurant, you can both enjoy Hue royal cuisine and watch martial arts performances. Enjoy Hue royal court music like the old kings.

Y Thao garden house

Y Thao garden house is one of the best Hue restaurants in Vietnam. The restaurant is located in the Hoang Thanh area owned by a family who lives here. The restaurant has the architecture of an old villa with two main areas: garden space and indoor space.

At Y Thao garden house, you can find very typical architecture of Hue through the careful design and decoration of the owner. Another special thing about visiting this restaurant is that you can admire the owner’s beautiful collection of ceramics and woodwork in the living room.

You can also chat together to understand more about Hue royal cuisine , about the life of Hue people before enjoying a meal at the garden house.

Y Thao garden house serves a variety of Hue specialties with beautiful cooking and presentation. The menu has a variety of vegetarian and savory dishes such as spring rolls, phoenix rolls, cinnamon rolls, green bean cakes, ..

More specifically, at this restaurant, you can also register for courses to cook Hue dishes in royal style at an affordable price. If you want to discover how to make luxurious dishes of Hue, this is a destination not to be missed.

Tinh Gia Vien Restaurant

Tinh Gia Vien Restaurant has a special location, right in the Imperial Citadel. The restaurant evokes the feeling of being lost in a palatial palace with a gentle space. But just as dignified as the banquet of the kings of old.

Tinh Gia Vien Restaurant is famous for its elegant space and authentic presentation of Hue royal cuisine . Simulating a royal palace, the restaurant is surrounded by hundreds of paper lanterns, bonsai, trees, flowers, a miniature pond and man-made waterfall.

Coming here, visitors will wear costumes and crowns of the kings and mandarins of the Nguyen Dynasty. The food is prepared like a royal banquet in the old days. There is also a band performing traditional music.

It can be said that Tinh Gia Vien restaurant is not only considered a culinary restaurant. It is also a cultural and artistic complex that tourists cannot ignore when coming to Hue. Therefore, the restaurant is on the list of the best Hue restaurants in Vietnam.

Hue royal cuisine not only brings delicious taste but also preserves the beauty of Hue culture, history and customs. Therefore, cuisine as well as Hue always bring wonderful and unforgettable experiences to visitors. Therefore, when coming to Hue, do not forget to enjoy the unique dishes of the ancient capital!

Hue Tourism impresses visitors not only by the quiet and ancient beauty of the ancient capital land, but also famous for countless famous specialties with irresistible delicious flavors, making anyone Have the opportunity to enjoy and nostalgic forever. In particular, Hue sesame is a candy that many tourists love, remember and buy when they go to Hue. Join Danang Private Car to learn from A – Z about this specialty in the article below!

Overview of Hue sesame – Sweet and fragrant specialties of the ancient capital

People still say that, if you have set foot in Hue but have never tasted the taste of sesame candy, it is considered an incomplete trip!

It is no coincidence that locals and tourists spread the word about this familiar, rustic candy but always keep a firm foothold and make an unforgettable impression in the hearts of such diners.

Since ancient times, sesame has become a popular and close gift, a dish of all Hue people. From adults to children, from the upper class to the common people, from Tet feasts to everyday cakes… sesame can appear anywhere and please everyone. Gradually, sesame has become a specialty, a candy brand that makes Hue people proud.

The main ingredient of sesame is sesame, adding peanuts, sugar, malt …

Surely, many people will be curious about the origin of the name Hue sesame . This name comes from the main ingredients that make up the candy: sesame and the way to make the basket (the way to swap condensed, flexible sugar).

In addition to sesame (sesame) as the main ingredient, in a sesame candy, there are also malt, peanuts, sugar… The sweetness of sugar, the fragrant, sweet taste of malt blended with crispy peanuts, and sesame seeds. making sesame candy has a special delicious taste, suitable for the taste of the majority of people.

Hue people often eat sesame seeds combined with sipping a cup of warm tea. Enjoying a piece of sweet, soft, fragrant cake, mixed with the sweet taste of tea is not only a way to enjoy ordinary candy but also has become an elegant, extremely poetic and attractive pleasure. Not only that, sesame is also a specialty of Hue as a “standard without adjustment” gift.

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How to enjoy delicious Hue sesame seeds

Have you ever tasted sesame candy or not? Son Tra Travel firmly believes that, those who have ever eaten sesame candy will not be able to forget its delicious, fatty, fleshy, and sweet taste.

However, if you dig deeper, you will know how to enjoy this popular gift in a more sophisticated but most appropriate way.

The way to enjoy sesame candy “standard without adjustment” is to sip it with a cup of warm lotus-marinated tea, mixed with the morning dew on lotus leaves. This is a very poetic way to eat candy and enjoy tea. The sweetness of the candy when combined with the acrid taste of the tea will make the delicious taste like being raised to a more standard level.

What are the types of Hue sesame seeds?

Sesame paste – Sweet, chewy, fleshy

This is the most common form of sesame candy that is being sold in many markets. The main ingredients are granulated sugar, malt, sesame, and peanuts. Using the traditional sesame cooking technique, the candy has a standard plasticity that can be rolled or bent, but when you remove your hand, the sesame candy will return to its original state.

Hue sticky sesame candy has the characteristic chewy taste of sesame candy, adding the crunchy taste of roasted peanuts, sesame … combined with sweet malt. Made from malt, adding a moderate amount of sugar according to the same general recipe, so the sesame candy is not too sweet but always delicious.

Strange crispy sesame

This is a less well known Hue sesame candy than the sticky sesame. Different from the chewy taste of sticky sesame, as the name suggests, the crunchy sesame candy when eaten will bring a crunchy, sweet feeling.

More bean paste ingredients, less sugar, wrapped in a layer of baked rice paper makes the sesame candy spring roll much stronger, when you take a bite, it will immediately melt in your mouth.

Unique mirror sesame

Mirror sesame is a type of sesame that when looking at it will make you immediately think of a thin golden mirror.

Mirror sesame candy is light yellow transparent like a mirror, sprinkled with roasted sesame and peanuts on the surface. When eating, you will feel the crunch, the sweetness of sugar, the fat of peanuts, roasted sesame and the faint smell of ginger – a combination that makes the perfect taste for this popular candy.

It is the difference of sesame candies that help visitors have more choices and the activity of buying and selling this specialty is also more bustling.

Hue ancient capital is a tourist city that can bring you rich and colorful experiences. Coming to Hue, visitors not only have the opportunity to enjoy many delicious and unique specialties, enjoy entertainment, but also discover and learn historical and cultural values. For a complete and meaningful trip, please refer to Hue Tour from Da Nang that Danang Private Car has “designed” for you.

Famous Hue sesame brands, the best place to sell sesame

It is a gift with an attractive taste, suitable for the taste of the majority of Hue people and “causes nostalgia” for tourists from all over the world, therefore, every time you come to the ancient capital, this is a gift that is appreciated by tourists from all over the world. Customers choose to buy as gifts the most. So  what are the famous brands of sesame in Hue ?

Sesame Thien Huong

This is the most popular and famous sesame brand in Hue. Starting business in 1940, up to now, Thien Huong branded sesame sesame has not only received high appreciation from locals but also impressed tourists thanks to the standard taste of traditional sesame.

Thien Huong sesame seed was born the earliest in Hue
Thien Huong sesame seed was born the earliest in Hue

The main store of the oldest sesame seed in Hue is located at 20 Chi Lang, Hue city. Coming here, you will be overwhelmed when you are lost in the world of 100% standard sesame of the ancient capital.

Nam Thuan sesame seeds

This is also a brand of sesame that many people think of when looking to buy sesame as a gift. To buy genuine Nam Thuan sesame, go to the address 201 Huynh Thuc Khang street, Hue city.

Nam Thuan sesame seeds
Nam Thuan sesame seeds

Tai Ky sesame seeds

Another famous Hue sesame brand that you cannot ignore is Tai Ky sesame. Coming here, visitors can not only buy a large quantity of sesame candy, but also have the opportunity to observe firsthand the production process of Hue specialty confectionery.

Tai Ky is located at 49 Ngo Thi Nham Street, Hue City. This is also a place to supply a large number of sesame candy in the city as well as to supply markets and neighboring provinces.

In addition, there are still many other famous sesame brands that visitors can choose from such as Quy Thanh, Thanh Truc, Hien Ky Hue, Song Huong, Thanh Hung, Thien Truc…

In addition to the main stores, famous sesame brands are also sold at local markets, specialty stores, and supermarkets in Thua Thien Hue province. You can easily find and buy sesame seeds at Dong Ba market, Ben Ngu market, An Cuu market…

Suggestions for places to buy Hue sesame

Visitors can buy sesame seeds at the following addresses:

  • Nam Thuan sesame seeds: No. 201 Huynh Thuc Khang street, Hue city.
  • Thanh Hung sesame seeds: No. 55 Hoang Dieu street, Hue city.
  • Perfume River Sesame: 33, Xuan 68, Hue city.
  • Thien Truc sesame seeds: 101 Ong Ich Khiem street, Hue city.
  • Dong Ba Market : No. 02 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hue City.

How to make sweet and delicious Hue sesame candy at home

Sesame candy is especially delicious, but it has very simple and close ingredients and is not difficult to make. No need to be too skillful, you can still easily make Hue-standard sesame candy right at home.

Ingredients for making sesame candy

Careful selection of ingredients, quality will ensure the deliciousness of the finished product

  • Tapioca flour: 2 tablespoons
  • Sesame oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Honey: 5 tablespoons
  • Lemon: 1 fruit
  • Peanuts: 500 grams
  • White sesame: 200 grams
  • White sugar: 400 grams

How to make Hue sesame candy

  • Roasting sesame, roasting peanuts: First, you put a pan on the stove, add 200 grams of white sesame and roast on medium heat for about 5 minutes. Note, sesame is very flammable, so please adjust the heat not too high so that the sesame is evenly cooked, golden, fragrant and not burnt.
  • Cook sugar water: Put a pan on the stove, add 400 grams of white sugar and a bowl of filtered water to cook, wait about 10-15 minutes for the sugar water to thicken.
  • Cook the candy: When the sugar is mixed, squeeze the lemon juice and put it in the sugar pan, then stir and cook for about 8-10 minutes. Next, stir in the peeled peanuts.
  • Continue to add 2 tablespoons of tapioca starch to the cup, add 4-5 tablespoons of filtered water and stir to dissolve the powder. Add the tapioca water to the pan and stir well to prevent the dough from clumping. Then, add 5 tablespoons of honey, stir until completely dissolved into the candy, then turn off the heat, let the candy cool for about 10 minutes.
  • Molding, cutting candy: Prepare a rectangular mold, apply sesame oil evenly all over the inside of the mold so that when you pour the candy into it, it won’t stick. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds to cover the bottom of the mold. After the candy cools, slowly pour the candy into the mold, wait about 10-15 minutes, then continue to sprinkle with roasted sesame to cover the remaining candy. Wait for the candy to cool completely, slowly remove the candy from the mold, use a knife to cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Finished products: After cutting candy, use cling film to seal the candy and then put it in the refrigerator for about 15-20 minutes to harden the candy. The finished product of delicious candies will have a certain toughness, sweet aroma of sugar, roasted sesame, and the fatty flesh of peanuts.

How to preserve Hue sesame candy

After the candy is wrapped, put it in a box with a tight lid to ensure that the candy is not soft and avoid insects. Candy can be stored at room temperature for about 5-7 days and in the refrigerator for about 1 month.

Update the latest price of Hue sesame candy

Sesame seeds are closely associated with the formation and development of Hue culture and cuisine, becoming an indispensable feature when it comes to the ancient capital. Coming to Hue, it will be remiss if you do not enjoy sesame seeds and buy them as gifts for friends and relatives to enjoy this delicious gift. Here is the latest updated price of sesame candy:

Thien Huong sesame price

This is one of the earliest Thien Huong brands in Hue. The price of each pack of Thien Huong sesame candies ranges from 30,000 to 60,000 VND.

The price difference depends on the size, deliciousness, thickness… of the sesame candy. Regardless of the type, the taste of this specialty is still excellent, “remembering” with diners.

Selling price of Nam Thuan sesame

Each package of Nam Thuan sesame candy costs about 25,000 – 50,000 VND, extremely “chestnut” and suitable for many people’s pockets. With this affordable price, you can choose to buy many types and quantities of Hue sesame candies , suitable for gifting and giving to everyone.

Tai Ky sesame price

This is the famous sesame candy brand but the most affordable price. Tai Ky sesame candy is sold at “wholesale” price, only from 20,000 – 40,000 / pack of delicious and scrumptious candy.

It can be affirmed that, in the Central region in particular and throughout the S-shaped strip of land in general, despite the diversity and richness in traditional cuisine. But still, there are not many kinds of candy that are attractive enough to diners over time and keep the famous brand near and far like Hue sesame . If you have the opportunity to visit the ancient capital, do not forget to enjoy sesame candy!