Thua Thien – Hue receives nearly 3.4 million visitors in eight months

The central province of Thua Thien – Hue welcomed nearly 3.4 million visitors in the first eight months of this year, over 1.43 million of them were foreigners, up 8.7 percent annually.

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The province earned around 3.3 trillion VND (143.4 million USD) in tourism revenue, marking a year-on-year rise of 9 percent.

The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre will be open free for domestic travelers, from 7am to 5pm on National Day (September 2).

A series of activities will be held on the occasion of the National Day, such as music performances at various sites, and re-enactment of royal games and activities.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Dung said the province attracted about 400,000 visitors during the April 20 and May 1 holiday this year, 135,000 of them stayed overnight, up 11 percent annually.

The province is now home to seven tangible and intangible cultural heritages of humanity.