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Travel Guide – Huế

This issue, our travel writer Ivy Leow shares with us her backpacking experience in Vietnam, starting with the city of Huế. If you’re planning a trip sometime soon, you might want to read on.

After months of planning and discussions, Hui Hui and I finally started on our free and easy Vietnam trip. On route from Hanoi to Saigon, we stopped at the city of Huế, with well-known historical monuments that are part of the UNCESCO’s World Heritage Site, this was the imperial capital of Vietnam under the rule of the Nguyen Dynasty.

Thien Mu Pagoda (Celestial Lady Pagoda)

Situated near the Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the oldest religious monument in Vietnam. Stone steps leads up to the main entrance of the pagoda built almost 400 years ago.