The beautiful city of Hue was chosen to be the capital of the Southern Kingdom under Nguyen Lords’ Dynasty, and officially became the nation's capital under Tay Son Dynasty, King Quang Trung. The citadel palace complex is located on the North bank of Perfume River, inside Hue city. It is a huge complex covering an area of 520ha. It was said to be protected by two sand dunes: The Con Hen and Con Da Vien on the Perfume River, as "dragon on the left, tiger on the right"
Hue Imperial Citadel City