Thuy Bieu – The Sleeping Ancient Village Inside Hue

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Thuy Bieu Village is a rural area in the Southwest of Hue. This destination is a harmonious combination between the romantic beauty of Hue and the pristine beauty of a typical village in Vietnam. And it’s ideal to spend a 2-day-1-night trip at such a peaceful place.

Thuy Bieu, an eco-village about 7km from Hue city center, is featured by its rustic settings, typical of Hue countryside. The whole village is hidden in luxuriant gardens of citrus and bamboo. With lush greens, laid back lifestyle and amazing food will capture your heart. Leaving the noise of the urban life behind, you will have an unforgettable experience of local life in Thuy Bieu Eco-village, representatives of Hue countryside the clear notion “garden-house” on a relaxing boat trip. For your Vietnam trip, such experiences are something that should always be in your bucket list during your Vietnam travel. 

1. The Journey To Hidden Village in Hue

Get on the Dragon Boat and cruise along the gentle river of Hue, surrounded by charming country scenery

Before reaching the calm & cozy village Thuy Bieu, you can take photos of the beautiful sceneries around or just simply relax by taking a deep breath, meditate slowly by pace. Sometimes during the calmness, the bell coming from Thien Mu Pagoda my ring up, and echos around the river. Still, it just can’t forever break the tranquility that has stood along these rivers for years gone by & to come.

Stop at Thien Mu Pagoda and enjoy the scenery, also absorb the history of this religious site

3. Thanh Tra - The Thuy Bieu Signature Pomelo

The village makes a high impression for visitors by green space of Thanh Tra pomelo – one of the most famous pomelos in Vietnam with a slightly sweet taste, which is an ideal fruit for hot days in this nation.

Thanh Tra - a signature fruit of Thuy Bieu village, famous for its sweet flavor, unlike normal pomelo

Thanh Tra pomelo is harvested only one time annually. Taking a visit to Thuy Bieu village, you can experience the distinct feeling in each Vietnam’s season. In spring, pomelo gardens of local people are covered with white color of pomelo flowers. In summer, the slightly green color of young pomelo replaces the white blossoms.

When autumn comes, gardens are full of pomelos hanging on foliages. In winter, Thanh Tra pomelo trees become more silent under the cold temperature of Vietnam’s fall and continue to accumulate nutrients for the next genes of pomelo.

Thanh Tra Garden in Thuy Bieu Village

4. Thuy Bieu - The Sleeping Ancient Village Inside Hue

At any season, Thuy Bieu village also offers a taste of a peaceful atmosphere of a typical Vietnamese village that you can immerse into a natural space of Thanh Tra pomelo gardens and make friends with hospitable people in this place.

Thuy Bieu Village is also well-known with a system of ruong houses – a traditional architectural style of the central land in Vietnam. All of them were built more than 100 years ago with distinct designs. 

Those houses were designed with two layers of roofs to prevent high temperature in summer and cold temperature in winter. The main material of ruong houses is often wood, which is elaborately carved by skillful hands of local workers. Those ancient houses are featured by the model of house – garden, which make people’s lives become closer to nature.

It's best to spend a night in the garden home and wake up by the sound of nature and tranquil garden view in front of your room

5. Be A Thuy Bieu Local

Along with going sightseeing Thuy Bieu Village, you can enjoy the daily life of a local by joining them in making candied pomelo peel, plant trees. That experience is certainly a wonderful memory for every visitor who have ever visited the village.

If you have been tired of the hustle & bustle of the city, why not take a chance to leave all behind & emerge yourself with greenery of Thuy Bieu Village.

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