EXPLORE THE TWO VERY DIFFERENT AREAS OF DA NANG - FORTIFIED HUE AND CHARMING HOI - DURING YOUR ASIAN CRUISE HOLIDAY.

Hue was the seat of power of the Nguyen dynasty – feudal lords of much of Vietnam in the 17th to 19th centuries. Here they built a forbidden city, designed along the lines of the one in Beijing, with a fortified citadel and monumental entry gates. In contrast is the charming small town of Hoi An, its old quarter filled with two-story shop houses, their elaborately carved wooden façades and tile roofs reminders of a once flourishing international marketplace. Da Nang is also a take off point for days out in nearby countryside villages, surrounded by the brilliant green of rice fields, and best reached by bicycle.

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Royal Tombs

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Royal Tombs

Royal Tombs

In a boundless pine forest lies the Royal Tombs, including the Tu Duc Tomb. Once the Royal Palace of Tu Duc, the longest reigning Emperor, it is one of the most beautiful works of royal architecture of the Nguyen dynasty.

Hue Citadel

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Hue Citadel

Hue Citadel

This large moated and walled area used to enclose the entire city. Modelled after the Forbidden City in Peking, once inside the Citadel, visit the Imperial City and the Forbidden Purple City, which was only accessible by the Imperial family and its entourage, featuring 60 buildings and 20 courtyards.

Full Day Danang and Hoi An

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Full Day Danang and Hoi An

Full Day Danang and Hoi An

The Cham Museum lies north of Da Nang beside the tranquil Han River. As you browse among its extensive collection, you will discover nearly 300 sandstone-sculpted works dating from the 7th to the 19th century. Continue your journey to Hoi An and take a step back in time during your guided walk through its narrow streets and famed Japanese Covered Bridge.

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GPS: 15°52'48.21"N 108°20'16.97"E
Size: 1,256.00 KM2 (484.94 MI2)
Population: 926,000
Density: 737 Pop/KM2 (285 Pop/MI2)
Country Code: +84

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