Hue is not only famous for the legendary scenic sparkling landscapes. This is also the cradle of ancient beautiful pagodas, each pagoda contains a cultural and historical narrative. Let’s check out 4 beautiful, sacred pagodas in Hue that you must visit!


1.  Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda

Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda is located on a pine forest, with fresh air, peaceful atmosphere, as well as birds singing all year round.

Top 4 beautiful pagodas in Hue- Best Hue City Tour Travel

The pagoda has an illusory shimmering campus. Surrounded by a green pine forest, small springs full of water lilies. Around the pagoda, there are a lot of orchids, frangipanis, and old trees that are hundreds of years old.

Top 4 beautiful pagodas in Hue- Best Hue City Tour Travel
Top 4 beautiful pagodas in Hue- Best Hue City Tour Travel

At the time you step your feet into the pagoda, you can feel the holy spirit as well as the simple but fabulous architecture. Huyen Khong Son Thuong is such a great Zen pagoda that you should not miss.

Address: Dong Cham Hamlet, Huong Ho Ward, Huong Tra town, Hue city.

2. Tu Dam Pagoda Hue

Tu Dam Pagoda is located at 01 Lieu Quan Street, belongs to Truong An Ward, Hue city. Just about 2km to the South of Hue. It is nearby the Phan Boi Chau memorial house, Thien Minh Pagoda, and Linh Quang Pagoda.

Top 4 beautiful pagodas in Hue- Best Hue City Tour Travel
Tu Dam Pagoda- Top Pagodas in Hue city

Although it is not the oldest pagoda in Hue, the Tu Dam pagoda is a Buddhist pagoda with a long history of culture. It is an important pagoda in the development of Vietnam Buddhism from ancient to the present. Currently, the pagoda is the headquarters of the Buddhist Council of Vietnam in Thua Thien – Hue province.

3. Thien Mu Pagoda- Heavenly Lady Pagoda

Thien Mu Pagoda is also known as Linh Mu Pagoda. It is the most famous ancient pagoda in Hue city. Located on the Ha Khe Hill, left bank of the Perfume River. Thien Mu Pagoda is 5km to the west of Hue City centre.

Thien Mu Pagoda- Best Hue City Tour Travel
Thien Mu Pagoda- Top pagodas in Hue

This is one of the most beautiful and oldest pagodas in Hue, as well as in Vietnam. The pagoda has unique architecture, ancient and mysterious spiritual stories that made this pagoda the iconic pagoda of the fog wonderland.

4. Tu Hieu Pagoda

Travelling to Hue, do not forget to visit Tu Hieu Pagoda- the ancient pagoda with an extremely unique culture. Few people know that this is the only pagoda in Vietnam also the burial area of the eunuchs under the Nguyen dynasty.

Tu Hieu Pagoda- Best Hue City Tour Travel
Tu Hieu Pagoda- Top Pagodas in Hue City

With the inspiring story of the dutiful Monk to his mother – the founder of the Hieu pagoda. Tu Hieu Pagoda has become the iconic pagoda for the dutiful heart of the children to parents. It is also the pagoda with a famous movement “The Rose of heart” of the Vietnamese. Nowadays, on every occasion of the Vu Lan festival, Buddhists will come to Tu Hieu pagoda to make the ceremony and set up the flower of the rose to present their own dutiful heart to the parents.

Tu Hieu Pagoda Hue- Best Hue City Tour Travel

All pagodas in Hue – Vietnam is free entrance and the open time is from 7 am to 7 pm. So if you would like to visit all the must-visit pagodas and enjoy the vegetarian meals from the nuns. Please book Hue  Buddhist Tour via Best Hue City Tour Travel.

If you would like to visit all must-visit places as known as the Unesco World Heritages such as Thien Mu pagoda, Hue Imperial Citadel, Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb, you should book the Hue City Group Tour.