Nine kilometers from the Hue Citadel by road toward the source of the Perfume River, Hon Chen temple – Temple of the Jade Cup has long been dedicated to the Goddess Po Nagar of Champa, and later to the Goddess Thien Y A Na of Vietnam. Date of construction of the temple was before the year 1555. […]

Thien mu pagoda – Pagoda Of The Heavenly Lady The name, Thien Mu pagoda,takes its source from a legend. It was told that long ago, there appeared an old woman every night on the hill where the pagoda stands today. She told local people that a Lord would come and build a Buddhist pagoda for […]

The Hue citadel is a colossal fortification complex, largest and most strongly – built in Vietnam’s monarchy. Constructed during three first decades of the 19th century, it called for a lot of mind, materials and toil of the whole country. Before the construction work started, the Nguyen Court had bettered the navigation network in the vast […]

Hue city is one of the few ancient capitals of the world that maintains today a cultural heritage of national and international importance. On making Hue capital of Viet Nam early in the 19th century, the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945) had constructed here a complete urban complex in which the Perfume River took a […]