Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

By Thi Quan   June 19, 2020 | 03:39 pm GMT+7
Ancient town Hue’s attractions are even more gorgeous when the lights are turned on at night.
Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

Meridian Gate at night after some rain captured by Dang Tuyen, a local photographer. The gate (Ngo Mon in Vietnamese) is the main gate to the Imperial City, located within the citadel of Hue, Vietnam's former imperial capital.

The yellow lights reflected in the water make the photo even more stunning.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

To capture this beautiful moment at the Imperial City, the author said he had calculated the time, the direction of the lights, the angle of the shot, and the movements of people.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

From afar, the Imperial City, home to the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), Vietnam's last royal family, looks magnificent.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

Chuong Duc Gate (built in 1804) and Hien Nhon Gate (1805), two of the five entrances to the Imperial City in central Vietnam.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

Located on the bank of the Huong (Perfume) River in Hue, Nghenh Luong Pavilion was a place where the kings of the Nguyen Dynasty went for a breath of fresh air and enjoying views of the river. It is one of the two attractions in Hue printed on the back of VND50,000 bills.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

The rain brings out creatures like this frog.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

The ironwood pedestrian bridge with a length of 380 m and width of 4 m was built on the southern bank of the Huong River in February 2019 at a cost of VND64 billion ($2.8 million).

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

From the walkway along the northern bank, you can admire the beauty of Truong Tien Bridge, which was built in 1899, and is 400 m long and 6 m wide.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

The lights on the bridge change colors at night.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

Da Vien Bridge seen from the walkway on the river’s northern bank.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

A train flashes over the Huong River.

Many tourists choose to come to Hue by train to enjoy the landscapes along the way.

Lights add to Hue’s charm at night

The abandoned Ho Thuy Tien amusement park in Hue under a sky filled with stars. Many foreign tourists praise the place, calling it "a mix of fairy tale and horror movies" because it is beautiful and mysterious at the same time.

Photos by Dang Tuyen

 
 
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