News in Hue

The USD 6 million riverwalk project on the south bank of Huong River is expected to accomplish in late 2018, offering a scenic path for locals and travelers to promenade and sightsee. The four-meter wide and 380 meters long walk connecting Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street with Ly Tu Trong Park runs between the historic Truong Tien Bridge and Hue Central Hospital.

More than 80 artists from many countries have joined hands to turn two sides of a long wall on Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street into a lively art scene with eye-catching palettes and various subjects from animals, cartoon characters, strange-looking shapes to naive faces of children. The 800-meter long art walls is about 7 kilometers away from the city center en route to abandoned water park at Thuy Tien Lake, via the Bunker Hill.

August and September are months of Thanh Tra, a kind of Hue’s very own pomelo. Thuy Bieu Ward is famous for the finest and most delicious pomelos. The specialty fruit has a unique flavour and taste thanks to fertile soil replenished by the Perfume River, fresh breezes, and all-day tropical sunlight. A festival to promote Thanh Tra is held around Vietnam Independence Day, and the fruit also journeys to Le Parfum Restaurant of La Residence. Be sure to order Chef Hai a Thanh Tra salad while you are in Hue this time!
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More than 80 precious items carved with dragons and phoenixes are on display in the former imperial capital city of Huế to celebrate 25 years since UNESCO awarded the title of World Heritage Site to the complex of monuments in the city. The exhibits include those borrowed from the Việt Nam Museum of National History in Hà Nội and several owned by the Huế Museum of Royal Antiquities. The exhibition is taking place at the Royal Antiquities Museum at 3 Lê Trực Street in Huế, starting on September 8 and ending on December 5, 2018.
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