The Imperial Citadel of Hue, Vietnam

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hue citadel Hue, without a doubt has to be the most romantic and poetic city in Vietnam, attributed mainly to the atmospheric combination of the Perfume River and the ancient architectural grandeur of the Imperial Citadel, a reminder of a town once ruled by kings and queens.
hue citadel

Located at the northern bank of the Perfume River, the Imperial Citadel is protected by a high outer walled fortress and a surrounding moat with waters taken from the river. The citadel can be easily identified even if you are standing across the bridge on the other side of the river mainly because of the 33.4m height flag tower.
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel

Upon entering one of the many gates of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, it is unavoidable not to be excited on stepping into a piece of Vietnam past, a past prior to the war that somehow significantly and unfortunately sometimes defines this beautiful nation.
hue citadel
hue citadel
hue citadel

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