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Ngu Binh Mountain Introduction
Ngu Binh Mountain is one of the famous attractions in Hue city. With the Perfume River, Ngu Binh Mountain takes an important role in the Fengshui of Hue Imperial Citadel. Moreover, it is a great place to enjoy the beauty of Hue as well as relaxing, composing poems, enjoy Sunrise and Sunset.
The original name of Ngu Binh Mountain was Bang Son, then changed its name to Ngu Binh as today, Hue people often call it with a mental name as Nui Ngu (Ngu Mount).
Where is it?
Located in An Cuu ward, Hue city, from Hue city center about 4 km to the South. It is pretty easy to access to Ngu Binh mountain. The beauty of this mountain comes from the combination of mountains and the Perfume River, you can fully admire this unique poetic beauty in Hue.
Ngu Binh Mountain Map and Directions.
Not too far from Hue city center, just about 5 km so you can take a taxi, drive a scooter with helmets, or Book Hue Private car with sightseeing via Best Hue City Tour Travel to reach there. From Big C Super Market Hue, you go on the Hung Vuong street, Turn right to Ngu Binh road, at the Crossroads, turn to the Nguyen Khoa Chiem road, after that, go on Dang Huy Tru road, go straight ahead you will get to this beautiful site.
The road to the mountain is flat, you can relax while walking and admiring nature if you feel tired, you can sit under the cool, shady trees on both sides of the road.
Ngu Binh Mountain in Fengshui of Hue Imperial Citadel
Not randomly the 9 Nguyen Lords and 13 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty chose this city to be the capital city. As you can see the total plan of Hue Imperial Citadel with the Ngu Binh Mountain is the Royal Fengshui screen. After that is the Perfume River as the condensation element. On the right and left of the Perfume River, there are 2 islets Da Vien and Con Hen as the green dragon and white tiger guarding, protecting the Hue Citadel.
In Vietnam, the perfect Fengshui means lean on the mountains and face to the water. We think, if your houses get good Fengshui, you will get richness and family members always in great health.
This Mountain has a height of more than 105m, standing from the top of the mountain you can admire a full picture of the city’s fanciful paintings, magnificent palaces, ancient temple roofs, and clear Perfume river. When the sunset falls, you also enjoy the poetic painting, the golden sky mingled with the green of the forest, unique beauty, and become a symbol of Hue nature.
Some other attractions nearby
A few kilometres from Ngu Binh mountain is Vong Canh Hill, next to the Huong River, overlooking Ngoc Trang mountain. From Vong Canh hill, you can see the green orchard of areca, longan, orange, tangerine … mixed with pine tree shades. After that, you can enjoy, drop your soul on the Perfume River, admire the ancient art architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda or visit a few mysterious royal tombs of the Nguyen emperors.
If you would like to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue Imperial Citadel, Hue Royal Tombs, Dong Ba Market. You should book Hue City Private Tour or Hue City Group Tour. These are the best Hue Tours in Hue. Moreover, if you don’t have enough time in Hue, you also can join Hue City Tour Half Day- Group Tour or Hue Royal Tomb Tour- Private Tour.