Discovering Vietnam's imperial city

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07 November 2007 (Thanh Nien News) – Find out more about the history of Hue, Vietnam’s imperial city and UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Imperial City of Hue in Vietnam. Thanh Nien News, 14 July 2007

Hue: pearl of central Vietnam
by Thu Thuy

Hue, Vietnam’s imperial capital city, is known for its royal palaces and tombs, which UNESCO recognized as a collective World Heritage Site in 1993.

Ten years later, the lyrical city by the Huong (Perfume) River received further honors when UNESCO proclaimed nha nhac Hue (Hue court music) as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

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