Ngu Binh Mountain is one of the famous natural sights in Hue. In spite of not being majestic, craggy and bumpy like other mountains, the Mountain exuded a serene and charming feeling like the soul of Hue people. If you have a chance, invite you once to find Ngu Mountain.
The Mountain is located in An Cuu Ward, Hue City, about 6.4 km from Hue Citadel. Visitors can follow the instructions: visitors follow Le Huan Street to Le Duan and turn right up Da Vien Bridge. Through the bridge, visitors will meet Bui Thi Xuan street, run a little more, then turn right up Dien Bien Phu street. Tourists follow Dien Bien Phu Street to Dang Huy Tru. Running this way, visitors will reach the Mountain. Travel time is about 17 minutes. After arriving, visitors send motorbikes and walk to the top of the mountain. The road to the mountain is flat, easy to go, the sides of the road are covered with shade. Guests can comfortably stroll and enjoy the roadside scenery. If you do not want to be self-sufficient by motorbike, you can choose Hue Tours.
Ngu Binh Mountain is about 105m high, its mountain shape is rather flat, both sides have two soil mountains: Ta Phu Son and Huu Bat Son. With a balanced, ideal position, The Mountain was balanced by many kings of the Nguyen Dynasty when constructing the building. In particular, when Gia Long King built the Citadel of Hue, he chose Ngu Binh Mountain as a Tien An (A thing shielding in front of a citadel, a temple or a tomb …) according to feng shui.
The Mountain is a familiar picnic spot of the kings of Nguyen Dynasty. In the past, kings order to grow a variety of pine trees, stretching from the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain. Therefore, visitors here can see the pine forests are vast and green. Standing on the top of the Mountain, tourists both listen to the pine sound and can see the whole city of Hue appearing dimly with the castle, the massive citadel, the serious ancient pagoda roof among a green of trees and the Perfume River as a piece winding silk.
Referring to the Huong River, one cannot ignore Ngu Mountain, and referring to Ngu Mountain, It is impossible not to mention the Huong River. These two places are tied together as inseparable. Ngu Binh Mountain and Huong River have become a symbol of Hue’s nature, contributing to making Hue more beautiful and poetic in the eyes of local people and tourists.
The Mountain is a destination for travelers near and far when coming to Hue. Here, visitors enjoy the cool and pleasant atmosphere; walking leisurely walking to see the majestic mountains. The Mountain will surely bring visitors many interesting and memorable things.
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