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Three picturesque hills in Hue for serenity-seekers

10:51 | 17/10/2020

The Hue Ancient Capital is not only renowned for antique architectures but also picturesque hills which definitely satisfy serenity-seekers.

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Vong Canh Hill

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers
Perfume (Huong) River seen from Vong Canh Hill Photo: We25.vn

Vong Canh Hill is located on Huyen Tran Princess Street (Thuy Bieu Ward in the south ofHue City). The hill is said to be a sightseeing place of Kings of Nguyen Dynasty, according to Du lich Vietnam (Vietnam Travel).

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: Vivu247

The hill is 43m high, adjacent to the romantic Perfume River and surrounded by Kings of Nguyen Dynasty’s tombs. Boasting poetic and serene beauty, Vong Canh Hill is appropriate for sightseeing and going for a picnic.

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: Hue Smile Travel

Standing on the hill, tourists can take in the entire view of the Hue Imperial City and majestic mountain ranges.

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers
Photo: Vivu247

People agree that Vong Canh Hill is at the most beautiful at sunrise or sunset as the rays of sunshine penetrate through green leaves and reflected in the Perfume River. The fresh air along with peaceful natural beauty will surely help visitors escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Thien An Hill

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: Du lich Hue

Thien An Hill has been more famous since it appeared in the movie “Mắt biếc (Dreamy eyes). For those who are keen on taking photos, this hill is truly a perfect place.

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: Traveloka

Thien An Hill is about 10km to the southwest of Hue city center, in Thuy Bang commune, Huong Thuy town, Thua Thien Hue. The hill boasts a wild and ancient beauty with the roads covered by high pine trees.

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: Du lich Hue

Vong Canh Hill is blessed with cool climate all year round and becomes a favorite destination for many visitors and avid photographers.

Thien An Monastery is situated on the highest hill and is designed in Asian style which distinguishes it from other monasteries in Hue.

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Ho Thuy Tien water park Photo: Weeatfish

In addition to Thien An Hill, tourists can visit Ho Thuy Tien water park. It was built in 2001, opened in 2004, then, shut down a few years later. This abandoned park has become more famous as it continuously appeared on international media like Insider, Dailymail, Lonelyplanet as well as Instagram, websites of many travel bloggers.

Ngoc Linh Hill

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: FB Review du lich Hue

Also located in Thuy Bang commune and about 15km to the west of Hue City Center, Ngoc Linh Hill is surrounded by the winding Perfume River. The hill owns romantic and spectacular beauty which can delight anyone stepping on here for the first time.

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: FB Review du lich Hue

With a poetic check-in background created by vast pine forests, green grass carpets and cows grazing, Ngoc Linh Hill lures an influx of youngsters to take photos.

three picturesque hills in hue for serenity seekers

Photo: FB du lich Hue

For those who want to seek tranquility or just simply want to reduce stress after long busy days at work, Ngoc Linh Hill is an ideal choice.

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