Tour overview

Hue is not only famous for the Imperial Citadel, Nguyen dynasty royal tombs, the Perfume River, and other natural landscapes but also the sacred and ancient pagodas. As you know, Buddhism is one of the biggest religions in Vietnam, especially in Hue city. There is a total of about 300 big and small pagodas so it takes a really important role in the spiritual life of the locals.

Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist-Tour- Best Hue City Tour

Book the Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist Tour with Best Hue City Tour Travel, you will have a great chance to explore the most beautiful, sacred pagodas. Moreover, you will have a deep insight into architecture, ancient stories about the origin of them as well as enjoy a nice vegetarian lunch.


Following your requested time, our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel/ homestay in Hue and we start the Hue Buddhist Tour. We will take a dragon boat to go along the Perfume River to get to Thien Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady Pagoda). This is one of the most ancient pagodas known as the national pagoda under the Nguyen Dynasty.

Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour
Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist Tour

On Ha Khe Hill, our local tour guide will help you with some fabulous photos, tell you how special it is in architecture, the function of each monument in this pagoda as well as the mysterious love curse.

Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour

Thien Mu Pagoda was built by the Nguyen Hoang King in 1601 following the perfect Fengshui rules. From faraway, Thien Mu pagoda looks like a dragon faces its head to the Hue Imperial Citadel.

Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour
Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour

After that, our private will drive you to the Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda, a Theravada Buddhism pagoda in Hue city. Unlike other pagodas in Hue, Vietnam, Huyen Khong Son Thuong looks like a huge garden with a small river, orchid gardens hidden and nestled in the forest on the mountain foot.

Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour

Enter into the pagoda, you will get lost into a different world, the world of Buddha-land. There are no worries and sadness in your mind, now, you just immerse your soul with nature, bird songs, poetic views of pristine forest, and flowers.

Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour
Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour

The next place in our Hue Buddhist Tour is the Tu Hieu Root Pagoda, a very famous pagoda with the Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. This 200 years old pagoda is a Mahayana pagoda nestled in the edge of the forest on the Le Ngo Cat road, Thuy Xuan ward.

Hue Pagoda- Hue Buddhist Tour- Best Hue City Tour

Our local tour guide will tell you mysterious stories about how Tu Hieu Pagoda was built, its up and down history, how special in the spirit it is. Moreover, what makes Tu Hieu become a special and unique pagoda in Hue is it also the burial area of the Nguyen Dynasty eunuchs.

Finish the Top Hue Pagodas– Hue Buddhist Tour, we will have a lovely vegetarian lunch at a small pagoda cooked by Buddhist nuns. After all, we will drive you back to your hotel in Hue. Best Hue City Tour wishes you have a great memory with us!

Best Hue City Tour is a trusted travel company in Hue city, Vietnam. We provide the best Hue Private Tour, Hue City Tour By Private Car, Hue Deluxe Group Tours. During the Hue Buddhist Tour, if you have any requests, please do not hesitate to tell our local tour guide, he will be happy to support you as he can! We are always willing to customize the tours and transfers following your requests. Your happiness is our success.


  • Hue Private Car
  • Tour Guide
  • Vegetarian Lunch
  • Bottles of water.
  • Dragon boat trip.

Not Included

  • Personal expenses, tips.