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  • Address: Vietnam
  • Hours: Open Daily from 7:30am - 5pm.

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The Citadel (Dai Noi) Tours

Constructed in 1804, this massive fortress designed for the Gia Long Emperor, is surrounded by a zigzag moat and defensive barrier that’s 21 meters thick. But visitors to this citadel-in-a-citadel-in-a-citadel won’t need to swim across rivers or scale towering walls to get a look inside. The Imperial Enclosure is accessible by crossing one of the 10 pedestrian bridges into the once royal land. Pass through Ngo Mon (Noon) Gate, once reserved for those in power, then wander through Flag Tower (Cot Co) and stare up at the nation’s tallest flagpole before weaving through the Nine Dynastic Urns representing different Nguyen kings.

Practical Info:

The Citadel is an easy walk from numerous hotels in Hue and also accessible by bike. Visitors should wear comfortable shoes or consider hiring a rickshaw to experience the entire complex. Open daily from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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Hue Heritage Day Trip from Da Nang, Da Nang, null
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Hue Heritage Day Trip from Da Nang

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

This is one history lesson you will not want to miss! Take a journey through Hue’s eventful past as you explore its ancient imperial architecture including; ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $60.00
Private Day Trip to Hue Departure from Hoi An or Da Nang, Hoi An, Day Trips
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Private Day Trip to Hue Departure from Hoi An or Da Nang

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Enjoy this private day trip from Hoi An to Hue, which is a home to plenty of heritage sites. You will travel over Hai Van pass and visit the Citadel, tombs and ...  Read more

Location: Da Nang, Vietnam
Duration: Flexible

From USD $115.00
Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise, Hue, Private Day Trips
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Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Reviews

Take in the best of Hue’s art, architecture, culture and food on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city and its surroundings, including a Perfume River (Huong ...  Read more

Location: Hue, Vietnam
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $80.00
Private City Tour in Hue Including Kings Tombs and Citadel, Hue, Full-day Tours
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Private City Tour in Hue Including Kings Tombs and Citadel

This private excursion gives you an opportunity to explore not only the Imperial citadel of Hue, Thien Mu Pagoda and Perfume River, but also the real life of ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: Flexible

From USD $112.50
Half-Day City Tour of Hue by Cyclo, Hue, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Half-Day City Tour of Hue by Cyclo

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Review

Visit the Imperial Citadel where the kings of Vietnam’s last feudal dynasty ruled from 1802 to 1945, including Flag Tower, Nine Holy Cannons, Ngo Mon Gate, ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $25.00
Full-Day Hue Bike Tour Including Dragon Boat Ride, Hue, Half-day Tours
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Full-Day Hue Bike Tour Including Dragon Boat Ride

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Review

This bike tour is designed to allow you to explore more about typical life with garden houses in rural areas. This full-day tour lunch and a cruise along the ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $52.00
Half-Day Hue Bamboo Paper Artist Experience and Countryside Biking Tour, Hue, Bike & Mountain Bike ... 
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Half-Day Hue Bamboo Paper Artist Experience and Countryside Biking Tour

Learn a new craft and experience traditional Vietnamese country life on this 8-hour cycle tour from Hue. Enjoy a 4-hour class in 'truc chi' bamboo paper art, ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.25
Hue Full-Day Tour with Cooking Class, Hue, Half-day Tours
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Hue Full-Day Tour with Cooking Class

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

This tour lets you explore Vietnam life and learn how to cook some traditional Vietnamese dishes.

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $39.00
Hue Citadel Bike Tour, Hue, Full-day Tours
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Hue Citadel Bike Tour

On this tour, you will get to experience a full-day cycling around the Citadel, which was once the home to the emperors of Vietnam. Tour includes all equipment ...  Read more

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $45.00
Full-day Hue City, Perfume River, and Thien Mu Pagoda Bike Tour, Hue, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Full-day Hue City, Perfume River, and Thien Mu Pagoda Bike Tour

Enjoy a day in Hue with this full-day city cycling tour. Visit the Citadel and enjoy a ride along the Perfume River. Tour includes hotel pickup and lunch.

Location: tp. Huế, Vietnam
Duration: 8 to 10 hrs

From USD $141.25

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