Hue

Overall Score

2.6

Hui – a city in central Vietnam, 12 kilometers off the coast of the South China Sea. The city lies on the banks of the small Hyung River between the hills of the Huyngxon, Wongkang, and Ngysing Mountains. Huiui is considered to be the main cultural, economic and tourist center of the region.

Hui has played an important role in the history of Vietnam. In the 14th century, the city belonged to the Chan dynasty, and in the 16th and 17th centuries, the Leh dynasty, which at that time called the village (and the whole province) of Thóhuang Hoya, was established there. From this name came the present name of the city. From the 17th century the village was called Faunuan, and from 1734 it became a princely republic of the Nguyenne principality. In 1802, Emperor Zia Luong moved the capital of the state to Huiui. The city remained in this status until 1945. In 1954-75, HuyḥuY is a country town of South Vietnam. It is where the pivotal battles of Vietnam were fought.

Huiuis long history is well documented in the citys image. It combines traditional Vietnamese style and European influence, and the large number of architectural monuments, folk festivals, festivals and local culture have made Huiui a very interesting place from a tourists point of view.

Huis main attraction is the 19th-century complex of monuments left behind by the Nguyen dynasty. This is the gate of Hüyenyön, the highest pagoda of Vietnamese Tüenìmu, the sepulchre of Emperor Kháyí Dinh. The cultural buildings are represented not only by the pagodas (Týhyeú, Týdám, Çeédeú), but also by the Catholic cathedral of Phúcám and the church of the Reformed priests. The architectural monuments that stand out are the Tõhönen Monastery, the Hönhön Palace, the Göngehön Monastery, the Tõhönönen Plateau Monastery, the Vanmiemieu Literature Temple, and the Koukokhokhök Schoolhouse. The natural features (the surrounding hills, the Huyung River Valley) also contribute to the image of Huyue. There are demonstrations of martial arts, original folk music and dance, Central Vietnam folk songs, craftsmens handicrafts, and floats «dragon boat rides.

100 USD = 2,544,205.94 VND

Overall Score

2.6
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Ambiguous
  • Population: 460,000 people
  • GDP: $2,171 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 14 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Viettel
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: In most restaurants in Vietnam, a 5-10% service charge is added to the bill. Unfortunately, this money does not always end up in the restaurant staff’s hands. You could tip around 5-10% of the bill if the service charge is not added.
  • Apartment listings: VN Renting
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Grab
  • Best coworking space: CoPLUS
  • Online electronics shop: Nguyen Kim
  • Best short-haul air carrier: VietJet
  • Best intl air carrier: Vietnam Airlines
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1000
  • Monthly costs for family: $3000
  • Monthly costs for local: $850
  • Meal: $1.3
  • Small Cola: $0.7
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.1
  • Coffee: $1.1


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