Apart from being the cultural capital of Vietnam, Hue is also the entertainment centre of Vietnam, attracting many visitors to come to this famous city in Central Vietnam. Along with its treasure of historical vestiges and architectural splendors, Hue also offers a range of cultural activities, games and entertainment for its visitors. Thus, this quiet and poetic town, apart from its serenity also has an effervescent side to it. Speaking about entertainment in Hue, while clinging to the banks of the Perfume River, the royal city of Hue retains a regal air with its many elegant architectural relics of the past as well as an innate vibrancy with its many dance and music clubs.
Those with a calmer disposition can go on a boat trip on the Perfume River to behold places of interest or simply enjoy the boat ride and the surrounding panoramas. Music lovers can enjoy the folk music and songs of Hue, while the gourmets can indulge in the sumptuous cuisine of the country. The royal food served at Huong Giang Hotel or Century Hotel is the best bet for those fond of food. Those who find walking rejuvenating can march to one of the parks such as Kim Dong, Tu Tuong or 3 February Park. Many visitors find the well-known statue garden in the Ly Tu Trong Park very interesting.
Those on a long pleasure trip to Hue in Vietnam can take weekend tours to the scenic landscapes and nearby historic sites or join in the various song and music performances at the many cultural houses in the city. These Cultural Houses are most active on festivals and holidays to attract the people. Some popular Cultural Houses in Hue are:
- City Cultural House
- Central Cultural House
- Cultural House
- Friendship Cultural House
- Children Cultural House
Movie buffs can catch a selection of film daily shows at Dong Ba, Tan My and Hai Trung Theatres in Hue, Vietnam.
For the more energetic ones, there are dancing halls in some hotels such as Dong Da, Ngoc Anh, Thang Loi, Ngo Quyen where they can groove to some popular numbers. Several Karaoke clubs along the Nguyen Hue Street, Hai Ba Trung Street, Phan Chu Trinh Street are also popular entertainment joints in Hue.
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