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Old and new Hue

TTH.VN - “Hue is ancient, yet always new and surprising. Anyone who has ever spent an entire misty morning or a cool sunset walking along the two banks of the Huong River will feel the magical vitality of Hue today... Hue is developing day by day, gradually worthy a city of heritage, a future center of specialized culture, education, tourism and healthcare of the country and the region” - These are the deep feelings of a distant friend about a Hue that is "forever beautiful and poetic".

The “Emperor’s Treasure” golden sealA poetic Hue on late winter days

In the spirit of celebrating the 49th anniversary of Thua Thien Hue's liberation day  (March 26, 1975 - March 26, 2024), Thua Thien Hue Weekly would like to introduce to readers pairs of photos capturing the continuous changes of Hue City. The photos were selected and shared by Nguyen Phong from a collection of documentary photos, which he had collected and digitized. Although it cannot convey as much as we would like, we hope that these photos will spread to readers the image of an ancient Hue, which is beautiful, rich in cultural depth and always moving forward.

 The Huong River flowing through Hue City
 A corner of Dong Ba market as seen from the Huong River
 Dong Ba River and Gia Hoi Bridge
 The attic of the Lau Ngu Phung (Five Phoenix Pavilion), before and after restoration
 Nam Hanh Dai (on the Citadel Upper Surface), before and after the relocation of the locals
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