Check in the ancient and romantic Hue railway station in the heart of the ancient capital

 Hue Railway Station is not only a stopover for trains but with an age of more than a century, is also a witness to history, architectural works that mark the once French beauty and is also a famous tourist destination of Ancient capital.

Where is Hue train station located?

Hue tourism means that you can set foot in a dreamland on the banks of the gentle Perfume River and step into an ancient place with many temples and palaces with centuries old such as Dai Noi - Hue Citadel , Thien Mu ancient pagoda and Nguyen King tombs are tinged with time. Even the ancient capital's traffic works are also dressed in a muddy coat, typically Hue station.

Among the old stations that exist in many provinces of Vietnam, each station has its own story, the most prominent and oldest are three names: monumental Hanoi station , Dalat station. graceful between mountains and old Hue station gentle and peaceful.

Hue Railway Station is located quite easy to find, only 1 km from the city center - located at 2 Bui Thi Xuan, Duc ward, Hue city, Thua Thien-Hue province. The station has a main building with typical French architecture, creating a new highlight in the heart of Hue city.

As one of the main stations on the North-South railway, Hue station was built in 1908 and quickly became the most convenient railway station for passenger and cargo transportation in Vietnam. Because from the central land - Hue, one can go to and from any other train station in the country such as Nha Trang, Hanoi, Thanh Hoa, Ho Chi Minh, ... just there is a stop there. 

Today, Hue Railway Station has become an important stop-stop and at the same time a tourist destination famous for Hue because of its antiquity and convenient location. Since going from this old station, you will easily cross Phu Xuan Bridge or Truong Tien Hue Bridge to see the Perfume River and then buy a ticket to visit the tree-lined Dai Noi or do a round trip to Bao Vinh ancient town. Dong Ba market tried all the delicious dishes of ancient capital, ...


Instructions on how to move to Hue train station


Take a bus from Phu Bai airport to Hue train station

Hue Railway Station is 16.5 km from Phu Bai Airport. So the simplest and most economical way to get from the airport to this fascinating destination is by using the bus transfer. However, the downside of this approach is that it is a bit time-consuming.

Currently, there are bus routes from Phu Bai airport through Hue station as follows: Line 2, No. 5, No. 11

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Take the shuttle bus from Phu Bai airport to Hue train station

Choosing the form of booking a shuttle bus from Phu Bai airport to Hue station will save you time traveling even more expensive than the bus ride.

Take a taxi from Phu Bai airport to Hue station

At Phu Bai airport, there is always an airport taxi service available to Hue train station in particular and other famous Hue tourist destinations such as Dai Noi, Hue Quoc Hoc , Thien Mu pagoda, Phu Cam church, ... It is also the most popular way of traveling by many tourists because it can both save time and money. 

Hue Railway Station - the second oldest station in Vietnam

Hue Railway Station is a traffic work built by the French in 1908, just four years after Hang Co station - the current Hanoi station and the original name was Truong Gun station. Called that because in the past, this was a land for soldiers to practice shooting. The station was built on a 171 km long railway line named Dong Ha - Da Nang - built in 1902-1908. By about 1936, this route gradually became a part of the North-South railway route today, playing an important role in the system of trade, travel and promoting socio-economic development of Thua Thien Hue province. Thien Hue in particular and the whole country in general.

With the age of more than a century, Hue Railway Station, along with other old works in the ancient capital, have undergone many ups and downs of history as well as the flow of time. The age of the station is equal to Truong Tien Bridge, Dong Ba Market, Hue Central Hospital and Hue Quoc Hoc School. Hue Railway Station also preserves some traces of the French colonial period that are rarely available. The old station still stands for years until now and has become a classic destination with tourists everywhere.

After a long time in existence, the existing station was renovated and put into service of passengers instead of just an administrative workplace as many years ago.


The unique architecture of Hue station

Hue Railway Station is always on the list of the most beautiful train stations in Vietnam. First of all because this is a famous architectural - art work located in the ancient capital and secondly, it is 100 years old, built by the French in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Indeed, Hue station was built on the model of the European railway service architecture at that time. The interconnected transport complex will include a shuttle terminal, a cargo terminal, a number of working rooms, railway factories and adjacent hotels.

The special attraction of this station compared to other famous works in Hue is bold old European architecture. If you have the opportunity to travel to Hue and visit this oldest station in the Central region, you will be extremely impressed with the sweet pink color, showing its romantic charm under the rain and sun of the ancient capital. In addition, the stylized arch doors in the shape of a train are also a unique feature of the ancient stations in Vietnam.

It can be said that through many ups and downs of history, the destruction of war, the erosion of time, but up to now, Hue station still retains its ancient beauty with a bit of arrogance but still does not oppose The gentle and gentle look has become a symbol of the Land of Nerve. Together with Hue National School, Phu Cam Church , Hue Railway Station, contribute to the list of destinations with typical French architecture in the Central region, which are loved by tourists.

Hue Railway Station - where the footprints of many famous historical figures are kept

Hue Railway Station, which has existed for over a hundred years, has imprinted the footprints of many important figures in history such as King Thanh Thai, King Bao Dai and many famous revolutionary patriots such as Nguyen Tat Thanh, Phan Boi Chau ...

The first stage after its construction, this is also a place to welcome special international guests, the most famous of which are King of Cambodia Sihanouk and Queen, the clown king Charlie Chaplin, French writer Andr√© Malraux, ... , Hue station this ancient longer songwriting inspiration of many poets, writers lived or ever look at land Citadel. Including the poet Vo Que - who has linked his life with many trains on the Hue train station and Nguyen Binh - the poet inspired the separation in the New Poetry movement with the poem "Shadow people on the field. 

Today, this virtual living virtual check-in station with a bold French architecture attracts a lot of tourists, especially young people who love virtual living to take pictures. So, if you have the opportunity to go to the old capital or travel to Hue by train station, do not forget to take some virtual live photos by this beautiful pink station. This is also a great way to show pride in the ancient architectural works that our country has.

Experience Hue 'gas tea'

Not only is the ancient traffic works, the famous tourist attraction and check-in of the ancient capital, Hue station also has a different role that not many people know. It is a familiar tea drinking place of many locals, that people use a short name to give it to such pleasure as "carbonated tea", which means drinking tea at Hue station .

Drinking tea at this virtual living place in Hue has its own unique features that only those who have experienced at least once can feel it. It is the hangover feeling, sipping tea on a small chair next to the plastic table. Above there is a teapot, plate of melon seeds, a few peanut candies and especially the indispensable light when the light has become a rare feature in the busy city.

If you have the opportunity to come to Hue, do not forget to add the Hue train station to the list of attractions and check in, save beautiful photos of this ancient transport with this timestamp and if possible, please Experience more "gas tea" offline.

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