Spending two days to have a perfect trip on your own to Hue is now something that is easy for many people. From today, you can check out completed and detailed informations and make yourself an available plan to carry out the upcoming Hue travel. Vinadaytravel will tell you about travel experience to Hue for 2 days and 1 night in this article.
- 1 Day 1: Visit Hue Imperial City (Hue Citadel), Thien Mu Pagoda and the Perfume River and taste the best local foods
- 2 Day 2: Khải Định, Tự Đức, Thiệu Trị, Minh Mạng Tombs and Đông Ba Market
Day 1: Visit Hue Imperial City (Hue Citadel), Thien Mu Pagoda and the Perfume River and taste the best local foods
What’s breakfast for the morning ?
Hue has many famous and popular food, you can find on any street such as Hue beef noodle (Bun Bo Hue), banh canh, banh nam, banh it, banh la… and then clam rice! From 15,000 – 35,000 VND. You have a full breakfast to start your first day in Hue.
Vinadaytravel suggests Bun Bo Hue which with pork legs, big round pork rolls, some slices of beef with fresh vegetables, some slices of green spicy pepper will give the best sense of Hue dishes for each who came to the ancient city.
Visit UNESCO HERITAGE – Hue Imperial City
Address: Hue City Centre, Thua Thien – Hue
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 am – 17:30 pm
Entrance Fee: 150,000 VND ( ~ 6,5 – 7$ )
Among the most impressive monuments in this former grand imperial capital are the Ngo Mon Gate of the imperial city which once was exclusively used by the royal family and the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang as well as the tomb of Emperor Tu Duc.
In fact many of the monuments surrounding the royal buildings were constructed in the early 19th century and were modeled after Beijing’s Forbidden City.
The wall that surrounds the citadel is six metres high and two-and-a-half kilometres long. The historical complex is known not only for its rich architecture but also for beautiful landscaping. Overall, the site is quite stunning.
Avoid Hue between October and December as it gets most of its rain from the northeast monsoon during that period. This small city is also famous for its Imperial-style cuisine. Don’t miss it.
Lunch Is So Hard To Choose
Clam rice (Cơm Hến) is quite cheap compared to other Hue dishes. After being cleaned, add spices, fried pork skin and eaten with white rice to cool and mam ruot (Hue sauce with fermentation fish) has a bitter taste, spicy.
Come to Hue without eating Nem Lui (Nem Lụi), that would be a mistake. The attraction of this famous Hue dish is probably come from the pieces of nem lui are marinated by special recipe and then after baking on the charcoal.
Sauce is cooked from from different ingredients such as cooking oil, pig liver, flour, sugar, fish sauce, cinnamon, anise and coconut. Rolling grilled Nem Lui with raw vegetables, carrots, bean sprouts, pineapple with sauce is the best.
Thien Mu Pagoda and Perfume River
♦ Thien Mu Pagoda
Address: Huong Hoa, Hue City, Thua Thien – Hue
Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 am – 17:00 pm
Thien Mu Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Hue. Built in 1844 by Emperor Thieu Tri, it features golden Buddha images at the base, along with a big bell cast in 1710, and a stone turtle holding a marble stele inscribed in the 17th century.
This pagoda is also famous for being the home monastery of the Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc who, in 1963, traveled to Saigon and burned himself to death at a busy downtown junction to protest against the then government.
♦ Perfume River
Perfume River spans approximately 80 kilometres in length, flowing from Truong Son Mountain through Hue City Centre and Bang Lang Fork. Today, it may not smell as fragrant due to modernisation and the increasing number of riverboats but it’s still one of the most popular landmarks in Hue. Local youths often flock to the park to enjoy breathtaking sunset views of Perfume River.
Dinner With Best Dishes
Step into the restaurant selling Hue cakes will not be surprised by the list of many different types of cake, bánh bột lọc để trần, bánh bèo, bánh ram ít, bánh khoái … Not only sold in the store and also are sold by women on the streets in Hue at 15:00 – 16:00 pm.
Banh Beo can be seen as a sticky dish with locals , white, thin as leaf, molded in small cups.
Banh Bot Loc is made from jicama, shrimp, meat fat, wrapped with banana leaves and steamed.
Banh Khoai is usually served separately from all types of cake. Banh Khoai is wrapped in flour mixed with egg yolk, crushed shrimp, grilled beef or chicken, sprout …
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Day 2: Khải Định, Tự Đức, Thiệu Trị, Minh Mạng Tombs and Đông Ba Market
Another Surprise Breakfast
Banh Canh (Bánh Canh) which taste is typical of broth from crab-roe and shrimp, when mixed with cashew nuts for better color. Banh Beo is also very special, transparent, soft but not crushed
Besides Bánh Canh Cua, there is Bánh Canh Cá Lóc in Hue, also worth to try. Cá Lóc (Snakehead Fish) is boiled, separated meat and add seasonings to marinate. Fish bone is crushed, filtered with water and boiled fish water to make broth. This is the way to create the best delicious, natural, tasty broth.
Famous Locations At Hue
Minh Mang Tomb, hailed as the most ambitious royal tomb built during the Nguyen Dynasty, is located along the west bank of Perfume River. Surrounded by landscaped lakes and canals, Minh Mang Tomb houses 40 buildings in total, including palaces, temples, terraces, and pavilions.
Tu Duc Tomb is one of the many royal tombs set within the outskirts of Hue Imperial City. Home to a massive lake and over 50 palaces, pavilions, temples and shrines, the Tu Duc Tomb offers relaxing ambience for visitors looking to experience the remnants of ancient Nguyen Dynasty.
Khai Dinh or Ung Lang Tomb is a relic in the vestiges of the ancient imperial city of Hue. This is the place where the resting place of King Khai Dinh of 12th Nguyen Dynasty in the history of feudalism Vietnam.
Thieu Tri Tomb, also known as Xuong Lang, is a relic of the ancient imperial city of Hue. This is where the 3rd Nguyen Dynasty , King Thieu Tri has rest.
Shopping Souvenirs And Trying Street Foods
Dong Ba Market is the oldest of its kind in Hue, with hundreds of stalls selling household items, handicrafts, clothing and fresh produce at affordable prices. The market opens as early as 03:00 am to cater to local marketgoers looking to purchase fresh seafood, fruit, and vegetables.
Dong Ba market includes 3 floors in the center – 3rd floor, you will discover clothes which is tailoring Hue bouquet for yourself or as gifts for your family, friends. The 2nd floor and the 1st floor will make you’re dazzled with souvenirs from Hue tourism. The first floor is also the place for the dry seafood and specialty Hue sauces.
You can enjoy a variety of Hue dishes such as bún nghệ, bánh tráng Sịa, bún thịt nướng, nem chả, bánh cam, bún sợi.. And although you have to enjoy in many places but also you have to admit that bánh khoái, bánh lá chả tôm, bánh nậm, bánh ướt, chè đậu ván đặc, chè thập cẩm, chè thịt quay … in Dong Ba market is the most delicious.
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