Meet me at the ticket booth in front of the main gate Ngo Mon. We will walk around and spend 2,5 hours inside Imperial city. This tour traces the history of the Nguyen dynasty from its earliest days to the last when Bao Dai king announced his abdication on 30 Aug 1945. You also get the understanding about the design and architecture of my entire beautiful city that made by first Emperor Gia Long who was also founder of Nguyen Dynasty. Hearing stories about royal life in the Forbidden City as you traverse the temples, buildings, and residences.
My name is Matthew. I have been working as a freelance tour guide in Central of Vietnam with international's license. There is a strong passion in me for this city - Hue. I have not ever stopped researching to have deep understanding about Hue culture, history, architecture, cuisine, and the Nguyen dynasty - the last monarchy of Vietnam. To explore this heritage city, I am the right person who has a great passion to show you my beautiful city.
1 bottle water/person
Imperial city consists of palaces, royal theater, royal garden, worshipping temples, etc,.. Vietnam was ruling by kings of Nguyen family in 143 years (1802-1945) from here. Most of buildings were damaged by time and wars. please walk along with me to get all information about the last feudalism and most important, meaningful constructions of Imperial city. The royal life behind the wall of Forbidden Purple city and hidden stories will be retold
a wide-round hat or an umbrella is needed
Some worshipping temples and royal Palace need people to wear properly. this experience do not include entrance ticket which is 200.000 vnd per person.