Hue city is another cultural and historic gem of Vietnam.
With 290,00 people the city is alive with commerce, tourism, ancient and modern buildings, ambitious citizens and painful war memories (now mostly out of mind).
The major attractions now are not religious but historic.
The huge Citadel (Imperial City), once the seat of emperors’ mightly power, is now a vast site of temples, mansions and workshops, many of which are under renovation since the devastation of the American War, as it is called in Vietnam.
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