Hue is not only known for the Citadel, An Dinh Palace or the system of tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty kings such as Minh Mang Tomb, Tu Duc Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb… but also famous for peaceful spaces such as Vong Hill. Scene.
As the perfect combination of poetic rivers and majestic mountains, Vong Canh hill was formerly chosen as a stopover and sightseeing destination for many Nguyen kings. Looking down from Vong Canh hill, you can not only see the whole natural landscape of Hue but also breathe in the fresh and peaceful atmosphere here.
Where is Vong Canh Hill?
This hill is located at 102 Huyen Tran Cong Chua street, Thuy Bieu commune, south of Hue city. Vong Canh Hill is only about 7 km from the city center, so it is very convenient for tourists to travel and visit when coming to Hue.
Vong Canh Hill overlooks the poetic Perfume River and next to it is Ngoc Tran mountain lying down on the gentle river. From Vong Canh hill, you can not see the moss-covered tile roofs of ancient villages such as Huong Ho, Hai Cat… but also see Hon Chen Palace and many other beautiful landscapes of Hue.
The natural beauty of Vong Canh hill
Not only dubbed the “angel eyes” of Hue, Vong Canh hill is also likened to a fairyland when the Creator has endowed this place with majestic mountains and charming rivers. In particular, the road leading to the top of Vong Canh hill has two rows of tall, shady pine trees. It is not an exaggeration to say that Vong Canh hill is the “miniature Da Lat of Hue”.
From the position of Vong Canh hill, you can capture the whole peaceful beauty of Hue in sight. It is not only the green fruit gardens or mossy tile roofs of ancient houses, temples, mausoleums … but also can see the view of the Perfume River, jade green water flowing gently winding around. immense mountains. All have created a landscape picture that is both wild and poetic.
Vong Canh Hill makes visitors “fascinated” with the sunrise, when the sun gradually rises behind the mountains, breaking the hidden fog to project a fanciful red color on the pine trees. Besides, in the afternoon, when the sun fades away, the golden rays of sunlight crept into each leaf, the natural scene in Vong Canh hill appears with a warm and poetic look.
In addition to going to Vong Canh hill for sightseeing, you can also organize picnics or camp overnight here. Just organizing fun barbecue sessions and being able to wake up early to catch the sunrise on the hill are experiences that you should not miss when coming to Vong Canh hill.
How to get to Vong Canh Hill?
– From the city center, you can move along Hoai Thanh street to Le Ngo Cat.
– Turn right onto Huyen Tran Cong Chua street and go another 4 km to reach the hill.