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Palatial birthplace of Vietnam’s last king carries multiple influences

The An Dinh Palace, built in 1917 in the ancient capital of Hue, marries three architectural styles - Vietnamese, Chinese and French.

Hue citadel gate regains original colors as high-pressure steam goes to work

The former imperial citadel’s Meridian Gate is now free of moss, fungi and lichen after a two-week cleanup by German experts.

Hue fungus-infected gate gets a hot steam cleanup

An ornate gate in Vietnam’s former imperial citadel is being cleansed of moss, fungi and lichen with German assistance.
March 17, 2019 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

Women wearing Vietnamese ao dai granted an imperial favor

All women wearing Vietnam’s traditional dress can walk into the Imperial Citadel in Hue for free, March 7-9.
March 07, 2019 | 12:38 pm GMT+7

In Hue, Vietnam gets into pole position to celebrate Tet

An elaborate Tet pole ceremony was once the royal signal that the nation could start welcoming the Lunar New Year.
January 30, 2019 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

A central Vietnam village starts ‘jamming’ for Tet

The ginger ‘jam’ made in Hue City`s Kim Long Ward stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives.
January 08, 2019 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Capturing Vietnam’s imperial citadel at fantastic moments

Award-winning photographs of Thua Thien Hue spotlight the poetic beauty of the central province’s major attractions.
December 22, 2018 | 07:56 pm GMT+7
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