Hue ancient capital, world heritage sites in vietnam

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Hue đô thị has 36 commune-level administrative units including 29 wards và 7 communes, the area of 265,99 km2 and population of 652.572 habitants (accordingto Resolution 1264/NQ-UBTVQH14 which is valid since July 1st, 2021). The thành phố borders with Huong Tra town, quang đãng Dien district, Huong Thuy town, Phu Vang district và the East Sea. Hue đô thị is the first-class provincially-managed city recognized in Vietnam (2005).

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According lớn the Resolution No.1264/NQ-UBVQH14 dated April 27th, 2021 of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly which was valid since July 1st, 2021,Hue had the total area of 265,99km2and population of 652.572. Its geographical position enables the province khổng lồ promote socio-economic development, become one of the economic center in Central region and Vietnam.

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The south of Hue city(Photo: internet)

Hue is the first đô thị recognized as national green thành phố by WWF in 2016, honored as "ASEAN green city" in năm trước and ASEAN green tourism đô thị in 2018. Located in the center of Vietnam, the north-south axis and the east-west corridor,Hue is accessible by air, sea, road and rail. From Hue city, it is very easy lớn travel khổng lồ country-wide localities and world-wide countries. In addition, the thành phố has diverse natural condition and eco-system, creating a beautiful space. Hue và areas situated by the East Sea is convenient for tourism, resorts and water sports.

Hue is also one of the destinations within Phong Nha - Ke Bang - Hue - Bach Ma - Canh Duong - Lang teo - domain authority Nang - Hoi An tourism cluster. The thành phố is considered as one of the four national tourism centers as well as the center of the Central Heritage Road - Ho bỏ ra Minh Road. Thanks lớn local transport system, Hue is capable of introducing domestic or international tours & becoming a major international tourism center.

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Hue Citadel (Photo: internet)

Hue đô thị is one of the 5 national urban centers included in Vietnam urban master plan, one of the centers for high unique multi-sectoral training in Central region và across Vietnam. It is also a vital science & technology center in Central Vietnam (literature, art, medicine, etc) và the intensive health care center of the Central Vietnam.

The thành phố has established the relation with localities, organizations (Association Internationale des Maires Francophones - AIMF, CITYNET, Organization of World Heritage Cities - OWHC, the League of Historical Cities - LHC, the Alliance of Healthy Cities - AHC, etc) & foreign cities (Newhaven, Honolulu - the USA; Rennes, Blois, Nord Pas de Calais - France; Shizuoka, Kyoto, Takayama - Japan; Gyeongju - South Korea, etc).

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The biggest advantage of Hue city và the neighbor areas are natural condition và diverse eco-system (hill, river, delta, lagoon và sea), creating an appealing natural-urban space where discovery travel & resorts are introduced.

Thanks khổng lồ these above-mentioned strengths, Hue thành phố has great advantages in socio-economic development and attracts far và near tourists.

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Tu Duc tomb (Photo: internet)

In terms of culture and history, there are 5 UNESCO-recognized heritages in Hue namely, Hue Monuments Complex (1993), Hue Court Music (2003), woodblocks of Nguyen dynasty (2009), records of Nguyen dynasty under Nguyen dynasty (2014) và literature system on Hue royal architecture. Besides, Hue ancient capital is also home to 02 jointly-owned intangible heritages i.e. Choi singing (2017) và the worship of Mother Goddesses (2016). It can be said that Hue đô thị is the locality with enormous potentials in Central Vietnam and Vietnam. Hue architecture complex brings together natural scenery, national tangible and intangible cultural values. There are a wide range of royal and traditional architectures available in Hue city and the adjacent areas, for example, tombs, residences, traditional garden houses, pagoda, cultural values related to lớn the ancient capital & Thuan Hoa - Phu Xuan people. Hue royal structures, tombs, pagodas, ancient towns, garden houses và so on are typical architectures of Vietnamese và oriental culture over the periods. Hue Imperial đô thị represents for the viewpoint on human life, architecture, fine arts, the lifestyle of upper class & intellectuals in the 19th century. It is a model of the combination between nature và urban architecture in the world.

Hue đô thị is dense with relics. There are up khổng lồ 6 relics within 1 km2 only. The majority of these relics are located in city center, facilitating tourists during discovering the beautiful cultural city. In addition to lớn local cultural heritages, Hue thành phố is not too far from other world natural & cultural heritages (Phong Nha - Ke Bang, Hoi An ancient town, My Son tower và shrine, etc), famous places of interest and resorts (Bach Ma national forest, Thuan An beach, Canh Duong - Lang teo beach, etc). Hue is an ideal destination for travelling, researching, studying, discovering, resorts và sport, etc.

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Thien Mu pagoda (Photo: internet)

Also, it is a center for culture và art of the Central Vietnam. Selected as the capital of Vietnam during nearly 2 centuries, Hue today is still home to many tangible, intangible, traditional and folk cultural resources. This ancient capital is a featured cultural region of the Central Vietnam và the representative of Vietnamese culture. It is the place where domestic and foreign cultures Dong Son - Sa Huynh culture, cultural identities of ethnic groups such as Viet, Cham, Chinese, French, etc harmoniously combined.

Hue thành phố is home to many intangible cultural resources of Phu Xuan - Thuan Hoa cultural region and the Central Vietnam, for instance, Hue singing, Hue classical opera, Hue royal singing và dance, traditional & royal festivals. Hue costume and cuisine enjoy its reputation in Vietnam and the world.

Through cultural activities & Hue Festival, a prestigious event in Vietnam and foreign countries, Hue was known as a famous festival city.

There are thousands of folk và royal dishes in Hue, creating a unique và diverse culinary space reflecting the history và culture of the ancient capital. According to lớn statistics, there are up khổng lồ 1.700 dishes of 3.000 dishes of all types are cooked in Hue style. This deep-rooted feature contributes to lớn Hue culture & style.

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Hue girl in Aodai(Photo: internet)

All of the above features create local diverse resource. Hue thành phố may exploit its strengths lớn promote socio-economic development, ensure national defense, build Hue đô thị as the national urban center in line with the development planning in 2030, vision lớn 2050 approved by the Prime Minister.