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    Located in the Central of Vietnam, Hue City is the capital city of Thua Thien Hue Province. It used to be the Capital of Vietnam under Nguyen Dynasty (1802 - 1945). It has been recognized as the world’s cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1993 with many valuable historic relics. In November 2003, Hue Royal Music Show, a pride of Hue people, also has been recognized as the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

    The romantic land is diverse with beautiful landscapes. Especially, Perfume River (“Sông Hương”) and Ngu Mountain (“Ngự Mountain”) are recognized symbols of Hue.  

    In addition, visitors fall in love with the land not only because of the landscapes but also the people of the Ancient Capital. Hue people are known for refined manners and attitude. Who has ever been in Hue and commute with Hue people would be impressed by the friendly and hospitality of the citizen of the local people here.

    Among features of the Hue ancient culture, the diversity and sophistication of Hue cuisine play an important role to build up the unique color of Hue. Under Nguyen Dynasty, Buddhism became the national religion, therefore, vegetarian dishes nowadays is also the highlight of Hue cuisine with about 125 dishes.   

    Climate

    Hue’s climate is different to the North and the South. There are two distinct seasons in coastal and delta regions: dry season from March to August and rainy season from August to January. During dry season, the weather is very hot during this season, once reach to 39,9 °C. However, throughout the dry season humidity stays low making the environment comfortable and pleasant. The average temperature of rainy season is 19,7 °C, once decrease to 8,8 °C. Storms and floods usually occur in this period of time. Often rain makes the condition worse for vacation. So the best time to see the city is in the month of April, however you can pick any month of the dry season to come here to enjoy your vacation.