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Thanh Toan Bridge Tours

Thanh Toan Bridge
Thanh Toan Bridge spans a canal in the countryside village of Thuy Thanh, around seven kilometers east of Hue. It’s a small, covered bridge – the sister to Hoi An’s famous Japanese Covered Bridge (although some argue Hue’s is more distinct in many ways). The structure is both Japanese and Chinese in style and has a square-timber arch decorated with ancient ceramics, along with inscriptions in traditional Chinese script.

There is a story behind the origins of Thanh Toan Bridge: It is said to have been built during Emperor Le Hien Tong’s reign in the mid-18th century, with construction initiated by Tran Thi Dao, the wife of a high-ranking mandarin in the Emperor's court. Tran Thi Dao established the bridge to create smooth transportation and communication around the village, which was divided in two by the canal. Emperor Le Hien Tong recognized Thi Dao’s initiative and charity by exempting the village from imperial taxations.

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There are a number of ways to reach Thanh Toan Bridge from Hue, with the most scenic being by motorbike or bicycle. There’s a small agricultural museum near the bridge that’s free to visit.
Address: Thuy Thanh, Hue, Huong Thuy, Vietnam 536100, Vietnam
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Thanh Toan Bridge - Chuon Lagoon and Seafood Dinner by Scooter

Thanh Toan Bridge - Chuon Lagoon and Seafood Dinner by Scooter

If you are looking for a peaceful place in your holiday at our beautiful city in order to refresh and release stresses from your busy life, then Chuon Lagoon will definitely not make you disappointed. Just only 10km from the centre city of Hue, Chuon Lagoon is an ideal place for those who would like to experience rustic local life after a fully satisfied trip with the Purple Forbidden City, royal tombs, pagodas and temples in Hue imperial city. At sunset, Chuon lagoon appears wonderfully like a picturesque landscape. Leaving the noise of urban city behind, you will complete melt into the extreme tranquility here and be surrounded by the breath-taking beauty of scenery.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.00
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$58.00
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Hue Cycling Tour To Thanh Toan Bridge

Hue Cycling Tour To Thanh Toan Bridge

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Explore the real Vietnam's rural, local soul and local market. Understand deeply the local life and farming works in the rural. Enjoying the local folk-songs from 100% local people there. Cycling to the countryside and rural roads with beautiful rice fields. Learning and understand deeply our tradition customs: How to burn incense, how to pray and make wishes. How and why we worshiping our ancestors.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.42
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$56.42

Cycling Tour To Thanh Toan Covered Bridge

Cycling Tour To Thanh Toan Covered Bridge

Cycling tour through the beautiful rural roads, rice fields, duck farms... Visiting the real local bridge, market, and real Vietnam countryside soul. Understand deeply local life Learn how to use simple fishing and farming tools to harvest and catch fish. Enjoying taking beautiful village photos such as water buffalos, ducks, local farmers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Bike to Thanh Toan Village - Hue Biking Tour

Bike to Thanh Toan Village - Hue Biking Tour

Thanh Toan village, 8km east of Hue, is famous for its beautiful roads, peaceful rural landscape and particularly the tile-roofed bridge, which is classified as rare and of high artistic value in kinds of ancient bridges in Viet Nam, has become a popular destination for tourists. If you’d like to discover the peaceful beauty of the village in Viet Nam and the life of local people here, the tour to visit Thanh Toan village by bike is the best choice. Riding around the village and enjoying its tranquility will bring to you the special experience that you will never forget.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$43.62
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$43.62
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Biking to Thanh Toan village

Biking to Thanh Toan village

This tour takes you to a very tranquil and beautiful farming village. You will learn more about the farming life by visiting local market, walking around village, coming to see the farming museum and having meal in a local family
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$65.39
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$65.39

Half Day Cycling To Thanh Thuy Village

Half Day Cycling To Thanh Thuy Village

08:00 We will start a countryside cycling at A- Travel Mate office ( 33 vo Thi Sau Street, Hue city) – Our meeting point. Around 20 minutes by bike to Thanh Thuy Village where has Thanh Toan Tile Roof Bridge, one of the famous ancient bridges in Vietnam. On the way, you will see the rice fields and visit some big Temples such as Ngo and Tran Temples. You will spend your nice time to walk around local market and talk to local people to know more the daily life of people here. You can buy fruit or enjoy some local food. Visiting Thanh Toan Tile roof Bridge and Agricultural tools Museum with many kinds of tools in the old day when farmers used on rice fields. Enjoying Vietnamese coffee in a nice rural atmosphere you may feel relax and comfortable. Cycling back to Hue then end tour at 12:00. You can also choose afternoon tour from 13:00 – 17:00 ( But there is no local market )
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  • 4 hours
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$27.70
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$27.70

Hue Off the Beaten Path Motorbike Tour and Cooking Class

Hue Off the Beaten Path Motorbike Tour and Cooking Class

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Adventurous travelers who like to try new experiences will love this day tour outside Hue, which includes a motorbike tour and a cooking class. You can enjoy the thrill of riding on a motorbike while letting a skilled driver do the driving, so you can just relax and watch the scenery and villages unfold. Learn to cook Vietnamese food at the Thanh Toan Restaurant, and eat your delicious meal afterwards.
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  • 5 hours
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$35.00
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$35.00

Hue Morning Bike Tour and Cooking Class

Hue Morning Bike Tour and Cooking Class

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A former royal capital of Vietnam, Hue has its own unique cuisine. Discover it on this morning course with hotel pickup. Cycle to a rural market to shop for ingredients then enjoy a hands-on cooking class followed by a 4-dish lunch. Learn to prepare delicacies such as spring rolls, steamed cakes, fried pancakes, and beef noodle soup in the Hue style with demos from professional chefs.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.88
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$44.88

Full-Day Hue Bike Tour Including Dragon Boat Ride

Full-Day Hue Bike Tour Including Dragon Boat Ride

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Pedal your way around Hue’s imperial monuments and cruise along the Perfume River on this full-day bike tour, including hotel pickup. Board a traditional dragon boat for a scenic cruise along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda. Then cycle to Hue’s UNESCO-listed citadel, continuing over the landmark Thanh Toan Bridge, weaving through the rice fields and along the riverbank. Stopping to browse the Thanh Toan market and see the grand Khai Dinh Tomb.
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  • 8 hours
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$56.00
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$56.00

Exploring Hue Imperial City With English Speaking Driver By Private Car

Exploring Hue Imperial City With English Speaking Driver By Private Car

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Hue - the capital city located between the stripes of the central coastal - has attracted tourists in four directions for a long time because of the idyllic beauty but no less ancient. It will be easy to recognize that feature if you have visited the landscapes here. If you have not been to Hue yet, then think about a trip plan to Hue in the near future. This is an architectural work associated with the history of the Nguyen dynasty. The political and administrative center of the imperial court and royal residence.
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  • 9 hours
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$51.29
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$51.29
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 Hue Countryside Tour | Experience Hue Countryside by Car

Hue Countryside Tour | Experience Hue Countryside by Car

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If you want to experience an unique Vietnam agriculture, you must join the Hue Countryside Tour with Bee Bee Travel. You will visit the beautiful Thanh Thuy Chanh village. This rural Hue village still preserves the traditional values and its iconic Thanh Toan Japanese Covered Bridge where you get to participate in many hands on experience that you never try before. This Hue special tour is kid-friendly and a great way to give back to community as you travel. Short Itinerary 08:00 Pick up at hotel in city center to start your amazing day 09:00 Arrive at Thanh Thuy Chanh Village. Start explorigng Con Mieu Secret Tunnel 10:00 Learn village traditional custom at Thanh Thuy Chanh Communal House 11:30 Enjoy the atmosphere at the Thanh Toan Japanese Bridge and learn Vietnamese agriculture at Museum of Farming Equipment. 12:00 Visit our local farmer’s house and have snack with her 12:30 Participate in their farming activities 13:00 Say goodbye to our local host and head back to town.
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  • 5 hours
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$43.08
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$43.08

Hue Motorbike Half Day Tour - Visit Unusual Things to See in Hue

Hue Motorbike Half Day Tour - Visit Unusual Things to See in Hue

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Experience Hue City and its surroundings as locals do - by motorbike with Driver Riding over the distinctive Thanh Toan Covered Bridge to visit a nearby market Explore Former American Base & Chin Ham Bunker to learn about the Vietnam War Learning how local making Traditional Conical Hat & Perfume Incense Sticks Learn the brutality of the Tiger - Elephant Arena (the only Colosium in Vietnam)
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$34.00
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$34.00
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Hue sightseeing package tour

Hue sightseeing package tour

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Hue sightseeing package tour to see most beautiful places of Hue: Departure at 9am or after 9am with flexible time as your request. You can make changes or skip any places in the itinerary. -Morning: 1. Countryside and Thanh Toan covered bridge with local village life. 2. Tomb of Emperor: Minh Mang, the most interesting Royal Tomb. 3. Tomb of Emperor: Khai Dinh, an impressive palace on the hill Have lunch with local dishes - Afternoon: 4. Royal Citadel, King Palace of Nguyen Emperors from 1802-1945. 5. Thien Mu Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hue. Have a boat trip on the Perfume River 45 minutes to see old villages, city, riverside landscape. Drop you off at your hotel after the trip
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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$90.26
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$90.26
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RURAL LIFE DISCOVERY- learn cultural aspects through vespa ride to paddy-field

RURAL LIFE DISCOVERY- learn cultural aspects through vespa ride to paddy-field

Take delight in sitting on the back of a Vespa scooter for a memorial ride through the scenic countryside of Hue. To learn about Vietnamese rural life, Vespa takes you on small country roads to the parts of Hue most visitors don’t see such as immense rice paddies, village pagodas of Buddhism, lichen-covered chapels and communal houses. Come and see a peasant family to get to know about their life. You should not miss the Thanh Toan tile-roofed Bridge (16th century) which is a historic and cultural credit to the community.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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$78.00

Rural Life Discovery

Rural Life Discovery

Take delight in sitting on the back of a Vespa scooter for a memorial ride through the scenic countryside of Hue. To learn about Vietnamese rural life, Vespa takes you on small country roads to the parts of Hue most visitors don’t see such as immense rice paddies, village pagodas of Buddhism, lichen-covered chapels and communal houses. Come and see a peasant family to get to know about their life. You should not miss the Thanh Toan tile-roofed Bridge (16th century) which is a historic and cultural credit to the community.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.49
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$79.49

Private Half-Day Bike Tour from Hue

Private Half-Day Bike Tour from Hue

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Discover the central Vietnamese city of Hue on this half-day private bike tour. Pedal around the city’s key landmarks such as the Cong Market and the Thanh Toan Bridge. Learn about local culture when you stop at the Thanh Thuy Chanh Village and visit a local family and temples. Admire the passing scenery as you bike along the Nhu Y River and catch glimpses of the beautiful flower fields. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.08
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$23.08

Full-Day Hue Cycling Tour Including Dragon Boat Ride

Full-Day Hue Cycling Tour Including Dragon Boat Ride

Skip the stale air and cramped compartments of your typical tour bus and take to the road on a bicycle on this easygoing day tour around Hue. Start your excursion with a picturesque dragon boat ride down the Perfume River. Once you disembark, saddle up and hit the road on your provided bike, cycling down leafy avenues and along canals and rice paddies. Stop at city highlights like the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hue Citadel Complex and the ancient Thanh Toan Bridge.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Bus Hue To Hoi An With Sightseeing Stops

Bus Hue To Hoi An With Sightseeing Stops

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Make the most of the scenic journey from Hue to Hoi An with this one-way transfer. Travel in the comfort of a private vehicle and follow the spectacular coastal road between the two cities. Along the way, stop at several memorable attractions, including Thanh Toan Bridge, Hai Van Pass, and Lang Co beach, with time to take photos and admire the views.
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  • 5 hours
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$17.00
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$17.00

Hue Countryside Biking Tour

Hue Countryside Biking Tour

This tour emphasizes the cycling journey passing ancient bridge Thanh Toan, then reach Sam Chuon Lagoon, escaping from the hectic city. Te Islet and Sinh village are the next stops on the journey. With support of live tour commentary, you will find out tons of info about an ancient Hue and Hue people as well as immersing in countryside low-pace lifestyle.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.00
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$97.00
Price varies by group size

Hue Motorbike City Tour - Best Hue 1 Day Tour for History Buff

Hue Motorbike City Tour - Best Hue 1 Day Tour for History Buff

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• Experience Hue and its surroundings as locals do - by motorcycle with Driver • Ride over Thanh Toan Bridge to visit a nearby market and agricultural museum • Learning about Life of Emperors, their Wives - Concubines & Eunuchs • Visit the Best Tombs of Emperors to learn about Vietnamese Royal Culture • Having delicious vegetarian lunch cooked and served by Buddhist Nuns • Learn the brutality of the Tiger - Elephant Arena (the only Colosium in Vietnam) • Explore the most sacred temple of Hue – the seven-tiered Thien Mu Pagoda.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Hue Countryside Bicycle Tour Small Group with Local Street Food

Hue Countryside Bicycle Tour Small Group with Local Street Food

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Travel like a local on this special food and cycling tour through rural Vietnam. Leave the city of Hue behind and ride through the picturesque countryside, getting an off-the-beaten-track look at everyday life. Learn about local agriculture at a farm stop, explore the bustling village markets of Thuy Thanh, and pay a visit to the agriculture museum. Then, end with a stop at Hanh Restaurant to sample local specialties.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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$29.00

Hue Private Full Day City Tour with Guide

Hue Private Full Day City Tour with Guide

Highlight of private full day Hue city tour Hue city is the one that still preserves comparatively the intact appearance of a complex of the monarchic capital consisting of walls, palaces, royal tomb... 08:00AM Car and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hue City. Then join the Hue city tour 1 day to discover the beautiful Hue city. Vevely Tour will help you enjoy a great trip which is full of fun and interesting experiences. 08:30AM Thanh Toan Bridge (Tile-roofed bridge)- an arched wooden bridge, a rare and the most aesthetically valuable bridge among those of Vietnam. 11:30AM Khai Dinh Tomb – which is a blend of Western, Eastern architecture 12:30AM Lunch at Garden Restaurant with Western, Asia, Viet Nam Food. 02:00PM Citadel – Imperial city is the home of Vietnam’s last royal dynasty – the Nguyen Dynasty 03:30PM Thien Mu Pagoda (Heaven Fairy Lady Pagoda) – the oldest pagoda in Hue city 04:00PM Get on a dragon boat cruise back to the city and your hotel. Finish the Hue tour.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.00
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$62.00
Price varies by group size

Biking, Fishing and Cooking Class from Hue

Biking, Fishing and Cooking Class from Hue

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Immerse yourself in traditional Vietnamese culture on this full-day tour of Thanh Toan village from Hue. Live like a local for the day as you cycle around the rice paddies, shop at the village market and try your luck net fishing on a small boat cruise. Then, get hands-on in the kitchen with a cooking class and learn to make local specialties before tucking into your delicious home-cooked lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.16
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$46.16

Hue Afternoon Motorbike Tour with Sunset

Hue Afternoon Motorbike Tour with Sunset

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Scratch deeper than the surface and discover there’s more to Hue than just its famous Imperial Citadel on this afternoon tour. Zip around the city and the countryside on a motorcycle with your own driver, discovering lesser-known Hue highlights like the Tu Hieu Pagoda, the Tiger Arena and a king’s tomb from the Nguyen dynasty. Discover the history of Hue, from ancient times to the Vietnam War, and hear the city’s stories from your guide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.77
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$30.77

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