Today, Hue’s iconic Perfume River runs through the Complex of Hue Monuments, including the Capital City, the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City and the Inner City, making this must-see sight a masterpiece of ancient architecture and serene natural beauty.
Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most popular destinations and for good reason. It’s an excellent mix of new and old, with good food, lovely beaches, nearby mountains and lots of services for travelers. While you could spend many wonderful days in Hoi An.
Hue has long been known for its ancient temples, imperial buildings and royal tombs, but today, we’re in search of Hue’s living history – tangible examples that we can touch and living libraries, or people, who we can talk to.
Chinatowns all over the world are vibrant, colorful neighborhoods. Saigon’s Chinatown (known in Vietnamese as “Cho Lon”, or Big Market) is no different, with an added bonus of a unique history fusing Chinese, French and Vietnamese elements.