Hue royal citadel to offer free admission during Tet holiday

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Several tourist spots in the former imperial capital of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien Hue will offer free admission to both local and foreign tourists from January 23-25 (1st to 3rd day of first lunar month).

Phan Thanh Hai, deputy director of Hue Relics Preservation Center, said the most famous tourism destinations in the complex of monuments in Hue city - An Dinh Palace, Emperor Khai Dinh's Tomb, Emperor Minh Mang's Tomb, and Dai Noi, consisting of Forbidden City and Royal Citadel - will open to the tourists for free.

At present, tickets for the royal citadel tour are priced at VND30,000-35,000 for locals and 55,000 for foreigners.

In addition, the center plans to organize several cultural activities at the sites during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, including a fireworks display on night of January 22 (last day of the lunar year) at Ngo Mon Square and Lang Co Bay.

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