Night walking street in Hue City

The streets of Hue City, including Pham Ngu Lao – Chu Van An – Vo Thi Sau street, which is vibrant, especially at the nights of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday every week because of the walking area set up on these roads.

This area is the second pedestrian street opened in Hue City after Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street along the Perfume River.

Hue walking streets
Hue walking streets – Photo: Hue Flavor

These walking streets will operate from 6:00 pm to 2:00 am of the next morning on three nights of weekends.

The pedestrian streets have a total length of over 1km, of which the Pham Ngu Lao route is 215m long, the Chu Van An road is 350m long, and the Vo Thi Sau route is 480m long.

At some junctions, Hue Academy of Music and local artist groups organize street music performances for pedestrians. Along the walking streets, there are typical culinary areas where the guests can sit to taste a cup of beer or Hue local food.

Walking streets in Hue: Pham Ngu Lao – Chu Van An – Vo Thi Sau

Hue Walking Street being crowded and bustling

Since the day of the pedestrian streets of Hue opened, Hue has removed the name of “the city going to bed early.” Thanks to many bars, restaurants, and shops opening until 2:00 pm contribute to developing tourism activities for tourists, creating more choices at night in this city.

Hue’s Walking Streets opened on September 29, 2017, with the enthusiastic responses of thousands of locals and tourists. And, the authority of Hue has invested VND 50 billion to prepare the infrastructure of the pedestrian zone on these three main roads.

All of these are considered as the wishes of Hue people and the local government to increase tourist experiences and attract more travelers coming to Hue. Now, the routes become busy business areas at night in Hue.

The pedestrian streets still receive the support of a large number of people, especially young people.

More and more restaurants, eateries, entertainment places, souvenir shops are opened and attract a large number of customers. The number of visitors has increased significantly.

Hue Walking Street has become a new and exciting destination to bring relaxing and fun moments for everyone.

Not only that, all activities here are extended until late at night to fix the needs of domestic and foreign tourists.

These walking streets suitable for whom

  1. On weekends, many guests come to the area of the walking streets to go for a walk to explore the nightlife of Hue, taste the local food, drink beer, and enjoy music.
  2. The pedestrian streets are crowded and bustling. This is a fun and interesting place to make active people more enjoyable after tired working days.
  3. The street art activities have been increasingly expanded and actively developed. Types of arts are increasingly diverse, such as portrait painting, live statues, acoustic, etc. Especially the sing and dance repertoire unique and impressive of public singers, professional and amateur artists are invited here every week.

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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.