Hue gets high evaluation from International travel magazines and channels
Recently, Hue has constantly been highly evaluated as a potential attraction by different reputable travel magazines and channels in the world.
Firstly, CNBC Channel mentioned Central Vietnam, including Hue City, when listing 7 lesser-known destinations that travelers can visit post-pandemic. The channel argues that the travel trend is changing from big cities to smaller ones. It also suggests international tourists to Hoi An old town, lavish hotels out of Danang center, Hue and My Son’s historic sites apart from Hanoi, Halong Bay in the North, or Ho Chi Minh City in the South.
Secondly, Idealmagazine listed Hue as one of 10 ideal Southeast Asian destinations for food. “Bun bo Hue” (a noodle soup eaten with pork, blood, and beef) and “Banh xeo” (Vietnamese crispy pancake eaten with fresh herbs and dipping sauce) are 2 typical specialties mentioned. Dong Ba Market in Hue is appreciated with a multitude of attractive food stalls.
Thirdly, Bach Ma National Park was ranked among the Best Vietnam national parks by The Culture Trip channel. Located in the Western Hue city, Bach Ma National Park possesses dense jungles, lush pine forests, ancient French-architectural villas, and a spectacular view of majestic mountains.
Bach Ma mountain in Hue
Last but not least, in April 2021, Travel + Leisure Magazine researched Instagram Data and revealed Hai Van Pass connecting Hue and Da Nang as one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Thanks to the report of 52,000 “check-in” photos with this 20km length pass on Instagram, the host of Top Gear called Jeremy Clarkson has supposed Hai Van as the pass of ocean and cloud or one of the world’s best coastal roads.
Recently, the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport has approved a project of using steam-locomotive trains on the Hue – Da Nang Railway, a part of the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh route, for tourism purposes.
Due to 2 new Covid-19 cases recorded without a specific source of transmission in the community, the provincial authorities of Thua Thien Hue have recently prohibited gatherings exceeding 20 people and paused all tourist attractions and historical relics since Thursday, August 12.
Tripadvisor readers have voted two experiences in Vietnam among the Top 25 best travel experiences in the world including a Hue – Hoi An motorbike tour and a private Ho Chi Minh street food tour.