Hue nightlife for what to do when you visit this romantic city

Hue has long become a popular destination in Vietnam. Hue, the old imperial palaces, is gentle, poetic, and rich in culture and cuisine.

Have you ever visited Hue at night? Which nightlife places in Hue are listed in your itinerary?

We now explore the top famous sites at night in Hue city, which are both romantic and refreshing.

nightlife in Hue
Nightlife in Hue – Photo: Hueflavor

1. DMZ Bar – A lively nightlife

The bar is one of the indispensable places for the young at night.

There are many types of bars serving the different entertainment needs of guests from budget to luxury; some bars offer guests a lively atmosphere or just to taste a cup of wine or local beer and relax. DMZ Bar is for mild relaxation.

Located at the corner of Le Loi Street and Pham Ngu Lao, right in the tourist center, the DMZ bar always attracts a large number of customers. DMZ also has delicious drinks, sophisticated music, and eye-catching Western-style decor.

  • Address: 60 Lê Lợi, TP. Hue
  • Phone: 054 3823 414

2. Brown Eyes Bar

For a long time, Brown Eyes Bar has been known as a bar that has used rock’n’roll music in the 60-70s.

Brown eyes are not like other bars that encapsulate the indoor space, but this bar expands to the outside garden.

At first, you will see how strange the bar is, but sitting around 30 minutes is interesting because of not only space and drinks, but also the people here, the personality and willingness to burn all.

  • Address: 56 Chu Văn An, TP. HuePhone: 054 3827 494

If you do not like the bars, you can choose other destinations to explore Hue City at night.

3. Truong Tien Bridge – colorful bridge at night

Truong Tien Bridge across the Perfume River connecting the South and North banks became the symbol of Hue.

At night, the system of lights changes color, making Truong Tien Bridge incredibly shimmering. The bridge will change color from silver to blue, yellow, red, and purple.

Tourists often choose to walk to watch the flow of people, listen to the peaceful nightlife of Hue, and occasionally hear the sound of Hue folk songs on the boats floating on the river.

4. Hue Walking Streets

Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street & Wooden Bridge along the Perfume River

Located in the heart of the city, near the dreamy Perfume River and Trang Tien Bridge, Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street is an ideal place for sightseeing and walking. This area is one of the most popular nightlife venues in Hue.

Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street starts to get busy at around 7:00 pm when the sky begins to cool down and night to cover the street.

Many tourists and locals like to come here at this time to enjoy the fresh air and the poetic Huong River.

Walking Street has many souvenir shops for you to get some gifts while wandering.

Connecting with the Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street is a famous wooden bridge (Cau Go Lim) that is on the river along the south bank. What a wonderful walking on this to take some photos to remember the time in this city!

Walking Streets at Chu Van An – Pham Ngu Lao and Vo Thi Sau

This walking streets are opened to attract the local people and tourists to spend more outside time at night in Hue City.

Base on the three main roads of the tourist area, the walking streets offer a lot of activities, including restaurants, bars, performance area, food courts, and sourverner shops.

This walking area is established during the nights of Friday, Saturday, and Sundays. See more this walking streets in Hue.

5. Enjoying Hue folk songs on The Perfume River – An exciting experience

To enjoy Hue folk songs on the Perfume River, tourists come to the pier near Truong Tien Bridge to buy tickets. Ticket price is 100,000 VND / Vietnamese and 150,000 VND / foreigner. Then get on a dragon boat to start the journey.

At the beginning of the program, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy court music.

The folk tunes of Hue folk songs are characterized as Ly Muoi Thuong and Ly Giao Duyen. Songs come to songs on the romantic river.

While enjoying the music, tourists have a chance to put some lotus lanterns on the river to wish good lucks.

6. Riding around Hue by cyclo

Sitting on cyclo, guests can relax while riders ride around the city; this is one unique way to explore Hue at night.

Hue city is not too large, the streets are not crowded. You can absolutely hire a driver to drive you around the town in the evening.

If you meet a cyclo with a friendly cyclo man, that is good for your journey. However, you should tell the price with them before getting on the cyclo to avoid being surprised at the end.

If you want to get cyclo experience, Hue Street Food Tour by cyclo offers you a great experience, not only cyclo using but also tasting a lot of local food in this city. The tour is professionally managed to create the top activities in Hue City.

About the author


Editor at HueFlavor is a15-year local guide, Mr. Ho Thom, who loves local food in Hue as well as in Vietnam. Trusted by hundreds of guests around the world.