Within the huge walls of Hue’s citadel, built between 1804 and 1833, you’ll find the UNESCO-listed Forbidden Purple City and Imperial Enclosure. The home of the royal family of the Nguyen Dynasty, it shares a similar layout, and similar magnificence, to the Forbidden City in Beijing. Although long neglected and seriously damaged after the collapse of imperial rule in 1945, it is not hard to envisage its former splendour as you wander between the pavilions, palaces and gardens admiring what remains of the elaborate embellishments that once graced the elegant but brutal architecture.

Imperial Citadel Holidays

What better way to experience it than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Angkor to the Bay Tour

17 days from $5,190pp
  • Temples of Angkor
  • Saigon Past and Present
  • Halong Bay Cruise
Vietnam Panorama Tour

18 days from $3,990pp
  • Mekong Delta
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Po Nagar Cham Towers
  • Halong Bay Cruise
Classical Vietnam Tour

18 days from $7,790pp
  • 5* Luxury Tour
  • Mekong Delta
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Halong Bay Cruise

What the experts say

Wendy Wu Tours is one of Australia's leading escorted tours specialist and we think it's easy to see why! We are knowledgeable, passionate and innovative about travel in Asia and the world beyond. Combine this with the excellent value, cultural experiences and industry-leading National Escorts that our tours offer and you can trust that you are going to have the best possible experience travelling with us. So, what are you waiting for?

Experience

  • Australia's leading Asia Specialist
  • Over 25 years of experience
  • Friendly, knowledgeable regional specialists
  • Experienced English speaking tour guides

Peace of Mind

  • Seamless, end to end holidays
  • Global award-winning service
  • Carefully planned itineraries
  • Fully ATAS and IATA accredited

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