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Vietnamese abandoned Water Park under the lens of foreign tourists

07:09 | 26/06/2020

The short-lived waterpark, Ho Thuy Tien in Hue Province has become an unofficial must-see destination for backpackers and adventurers in Southeast Asia for its mysterious beauty.

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Ho Thuy Tien Water Park Photo: Weeatfish

Ho Thuy Tien Water Park is located in Thuy Bang Commune, Huong Thuy Town, about 7 kilometers from the center of Hue City. It was built in 2001, opened in 2004, then, shut down a few years later.

Although the local authorities have prohibited people from visiting this destination, numerous domestic and foreign tourists still go across the pine forests to explore this creepy water park.

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Ho Thuy Tien is considered as one of the most “must-visit” destinations when traveling to Thua Thien Hue Photo: GoAsiaDayTrip

The 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.

Ho Thuy Tien is considered as one of the most “must-visit” destinations when traveling to Thua Thien Hue. The travel website GoAsiaDayTrip wrote on Instagram: "When you see the dragon standing alone in the middle of a lake, you're in an abandoned water park in Hue, Vietnam".

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists
The sky was overcast and cloudy making this place more mysterious photo: Hannah

Hannah - a travel blogger said that as soon as she arrived in Hue, she immediately rented a bicycle to the water park. The sky was overcast and cloudy making this place even more mysterious, she shared.

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists
The unique photo of Thuy Tien Park of an avid traveler and photographer- Pham Quoc Cuong Photo: Cuongkhii

The unique photo of Thuy Tien Park of an avid traveler and photographer- Pham Quoc Cuong received lots of praise from netizen. He recommended check-in spots that cannot be missed here including the corridor leading to the dragon's head (above photo), dragon’s mouth, faded rows of seats in the water music stage, and water slides.

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists

A couple takes photograph in front of the dragon Photo: Traveling or Nothing

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists

Lots of visitors are eager to take photos from the dragon’s mouth and enjoy the whole view of the park. Photo: Ayda June

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists
Photo: Soulfultravellers

“We finally have the chance to admire one of the most magical places in Vietnam. It is a perfect combination between fairy tales and thrillers which make it so special, "Soulfultravellers wrote on Instagram.

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists

Resting on the hammock under the trees, enjoy the winding dragon-shaped architecture are unforgettable experiences of numerous foreign visitors. Photo: Diogo Lopes

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists
Photo: Instagram Shipped Away

Arijana Tkalčec - Croatian travel blogger was excited to try the water slides. “This is an incredibly enigmatic park and I feel regretful as it is closed”, said Arijana, adding that Thuy Tien Park is a bit scary because water slides are surrounded by bushes and the atmosphere is very quiet.

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists

The panoramic scenery of waterslides under the lens of French, Thibault Boutin Photo: Tiiiibenvadrouille

vietnamese abandoned water park under the lens of foreign tourists

The antique car in the park Photo: Edu0010

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