Hue celebrates 2.5 million tourists record

(VOVworld) - The Complex of Hue Monuments, located in central Thua Thien-Hue province, yesterday welcomed the 2.5 millionth tourist this year. The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre presented gifts to the 2.5 millionth tourist who was from Switzerland.

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Ngo Mon gate of the Hue Royal Palace

The number of visitors to the Complex of Hue Monuments so far this year increased by almost 500,000 from a year earlier.
That includes more than 1.4 million foreigners, rising by over 15 percent from 2015. Ticket proceeds in 2016 are expected to total more than 260 billion VND (11.4 million USD), 31 percent higher than the year’s target.
Visiting the Complex these days, tourists will have a chance to enjoy the re-enactment of royal rites such as the changing of the guard at Ngo Mon (Noon Gate), the performance of Nha Nhac (court music) at Thai Hoa (Supreme Harmony) Palace and The Mieu (Ancestral Temple), and Ca Hue singing at Truong Sanh (Longevity) Palace.