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Hue Imperial City (The Citadel)
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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.
Reviewed October 30, 2012

It's a shame that so much of the imperial city was damaged during the 2nd. Still a good sample of the old monarchy and they are working on restoring things.

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Reviewed October 29, 2012

Lovely walled city, with some beautiful structures and some interesting peices of history. Nice to be able to stroll around the area with limited vehicle access.

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Reviewed October 29, 2012

The Citadel and imperial city was heavily destroyed by US bombs - what is left only makes you hungry to be able to see the original size & colours. A pictoresque imagination will by handy, since not all is restored yet - not to say, that restoration goes slowly. It is supposed to finish 2035. Think of postponing untill than... :)
Other that that - a very interesting site.

Thank Zosiek
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

Actually more than half. The problem with hue s citadel is that whats left of it isnt very much. Its still worth the visit though. The walls, the gates and some palaces and temples are well restored and are great, but there is a lot of empty space out there that kind of messes up the expectations I had from reading on the guide book and tourist info. The city is great nonetheless and worth A visit by itself.

Thank zedu v
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

Interesting insight into old Vietnamese culture and a reminder of the recent turbulent history of the country. The restoration is impressive and the contrast between what has been restored and still needing work is an eyeopener.

Thank lynnes S
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