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“A must visit location in Hue”

Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
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Hue Citadel Bike Tour
Ranked #4 of 99 things to do in Hue
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Owner description: This former site of the old capitol has a moat and ten ornate gates guarding a palace, temples, gardens and tombs. Its most prominent feature is a tall flag tower.
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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“A must visit location in Hue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is truly a very impressive sight. Lots of history packed in this citadel. Massive walls around it, in it you will get a very good impression how it must have been to live there. Don't forget to hae you picture taken in traditional clothes.

Visited August 2012
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“Incredible sight to see! Very large so get a pedal driver its' worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

Very scenic, and a cultural experience! Go to the top of the fifth entrance and view the inner city and exterior of the city from one spot. Stop by the war planes exhibit and definitely go inside the Citadel.

Visited October 2012
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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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“Citadel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

The old imperial city of Vietnam still remains one of the most interesting sights in Hue. The Purple Forbidden city is unfortunately still under major repair after the wars, but wtill worth a visit. Do not miss an evening inside the rest of the citadel, not only the forbidden city.

Visited September 2012
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“citadel tour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

actually. I was almost out of time there,so I went on a cycle tour. The bicycle with the front seat.was great. I had to read up on the history of it later.

Visited September 2012
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Perth, Australia
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“Expansive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

The Citadel is an expansive area. Go early and enjoy the walk. Also walk to the east of the citadel and enjoy lunch at Le Jardin du Garambole.

Visited October 2012
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