VNAT has cooperated with Vietnam Tourism Association to hold the ceremony of honoring Vietnam's leading tourism enterprises. Accordingly, Hue Imperial Palace (Hue City) in Thua Thien Hue province is considered as one of the seven tourist attractions in Vietnam in 2017.
The director of the Center for Conservation of Hue Monuments, Phan Thanh Hai said that the Hue Imperial Palace (Hue), managed by the Hue Monuments Conservation Center, was honored to be ranked second in the list of 7 top tourist attractions in Vietnam (after the center of Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Hanoi).
This result is based on a statistical questionnaire, which assesses the prestige of domestic and international travel businesses in the tourism industry. This is also the second time in two years 2016, 2017, visit Hue Royal Palace honored to receive this award.
Highlights, Hue Palace is attracting visitors with a tour "Hue - a destination to 5 heritage", including the complex of Hue Monuments, Hue royal court music, Nguyen Dynasty Woods, Nguyen Dynasty, Nguyen Dynasty and Han scripts on Hue imperial palace architecture have been recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
In order to make good use of this advantage, the Hue Imperial Relics Center has actively promoted the "Hue - a destination to 5 heritage" brand to make Hue tourism truly strong with “ its legacy heritage”. Become an ideal destination for visitors.
On this occasion, the tourism sector has many stimulus activities such as: construction and development of travel and leisure products of tour operators and the provision of tourist services in Hue; Visit the Citadel at night, enjoy Hue dishes and Hue cuisine on Long Quan Boat (Emperor Dragon Boat), explore the ruins and countryside by ancient vespa or bike, tour the community tour visting Hue city.
Recently, from 22/4, Center for Preservation relics Hue Imperial Hue opened the night to welcome tourists.
The route to visit the Royal Palace at night, including Ngo Mon Gate-Thai Hoa Palace - Mieu -Cung Dien Tho - Truong Sanh Palace - Tu Phuong Vo Su Floor; At the same time, combined with the eastern Duyet Thi Duong - Internal Department.
Hue Monuments Conservation Center performs many attractions during the Imperial Palace Night in Hue City such as the "exchange ceremony", or "wedding in the Royal Palace" and the game " Tattoos "everyday to attract visitors.
In particular, Duyet Thi Duong Theater, which was the theater in the ancient palace was restored and held four performances / day serve visitors.
Since being recognized by UNESCO as the world's intangible cultural heritage, up to now Duyet Thi Duong theater has more than 40 pieces of music, many royal dances are collected, staged and performed. , bringing Hue royal music from the royal palace to the public and visitors.
Every evening, night tour route welcomes 4,000-9,000 visitors to visit.
On the occasion of April 30 and May 1, 30,249 visitors, including more than 9,000 international visitors.
The opening of the Citadel at night is a new tourist product, hoping to "hold back" tourists to stay longer in Hue, leading to many other types of services increase, contributing to stimulate tourism industry development.
In 2017, Thua Thien Hue province strives to attract about 3.3-3.5 million visitors (up 8%), international visitors account for 40-45%; Tourism revenue reached 3,200-3,300 billion VND, up 3% compared to 2016.
Particularly, the Center for Conservation of Ancient Monuments of Hue until July 10, 2017, welcomed 1 million 650 thousand tourists; Revenue from ticket sales and service activities in the relics reached 175.4 billion VND, up 17.9% over the same period in 2016.