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Sightseeing and landmarks in Hue

Landmark experiences

History museums

History Museum
“There are seven different zones inside the museum and you should make sure to check out the ornate beams which are carved with sculptures of dragons.”
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History tours

Scenic lookouts

Mountain
“A bunker hill from war times its now an abandoned, easy accessible pine forest with awesome views of the Perfume River and Hues hinterland. Good to squeeze in for a pitstop along the way towards the royal tombs”
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Historic sites

Historic Site
“Nam Giao Esplanade Nam Giao Esplanade is located about 4km south of Hue City. Nam Giao Esplanade is an open-air monument. It was built based on the dogma of heaven fate of Confucianism and has architecture of both the religious and political significance of Oriental feudalism. The Esplanade construction was commenced on 25th March, 1806. At the beginning of 1807, Gia Long terraces had its first God worship ceremonies there. ”
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Historic Site
“Nam Giao esplanade gets the highest vote. The emperors under feudalism usually regarded as “Thiên Tử” – meaning the sons of Heaven. Therefore, in order to express their own respect to Father God, they usually organized annual offering ceremonies to worship. This is the reason why Nam Giao Esplanade was established by the king Gia Long after being crowned, in the village named Duong Xuan ,located in the south of the city of Hue. This esplanade is specifically designed to symbolize the oriental theory of 3 factors: Man, Heaven and Earth ”
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