Entrance Fees to Tourist Sites in Hue to Increase from 2020
The authorities of Thua Thien Hue province have decided to raise the entrance fees to various sites in Hue City as of January 1, 2020.
Specifically, the entrance fee to the Hue Royal Palace will be raised from VND 150,000 (US$6,50) to VND 200,000. The entrace fees to the tomb of kings Tu Duc, Khai Dinh, and Minh Mang will increase from VND 100,000 to VND 150,000. The entrance fees to other sites such as the tombs of kings Gia Long, Thieu Tri, and Dong Khanh will rise from VND 40,000 to VND 50,000. The entrance fees to An Dinh Residence and Nam Giao esplanade will be raised from VND 20,000 to 50,000.
According to the local authorities, the money will be used to restore the place. Previously, the restoration fund was mostly sourced from the certral and provincial budgets. However in order to relocate the households that live near the palace, the authorities will need a huge investment and the money is from the ticket fees.
Hue will exempt all fees for tourists during the holidays such as Tet Holiday, Independent Day and Hue's Liberation Day on March 26.