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The Imperial Citadel of Hue

Hue, the city of imperial palaces and tombs, is on most travellers’ itineraries when they visit Vietnam. The city’s most famous attraction is the ancient Imperial Citadel and the Imperial Enclosure within. The citadel is the home of Vietnam’s last … Continue reading

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Museum of Folklore in Hoi An

Located on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, the Museum of Folk Culture in Hoi An occupies a 150-year-old Chinese trading house. The museum is home to over 500 original artefacts dating back at least one hundred years ago. These artefacts are displayed … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Hand Embroidery

Hand embroidery is a big part of the Vietnamese culture; traditionally, girls are expected to know how to decorate pillowcases, curtains and tablecloths with hand embroidery. Since the 1960s, hand embroidery has risen to the level of an art form … Continue reading

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