Last update: 10:55 | 12/05/2017
Hue lovers have nurtured a dream to contemplate Hue from height. Now they can turn their dream into reality by taking a hot-air balloon ride to see the ancient city from a different perspective.
The 2nd International Hot Air Balloon Festival 2017 was held under the framework of the Hue Traditional Craft Festival, drawing 10 teams from the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, Thailand, France, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Japan and host Vietnam.
Visitors can enjoy the overview of the Imperial Citadel, relics of Ky Dai and Ngo Mon as well as the province’s landscape from the hot-air balloons.
Foreign pilots and Vietnamese assistants prepare for the hot-air balloon ride.
The hot-air balloon starts to fly.
The Flag Tower is the focal point of Hue city. It is commonly known as the Flag pole
A panorama view of the Imperial Citadel
Bridges cross Huong Giang River
Dutch pilot Wout Bakker
Yellow paddy rice fields
Romantic Huong Giang River viewed from height
Dong Khanh and Quoc Hoc Hue are two famous high schools on the banks of Huong River
Truong Tien Bridge and Hen Islet are famous tourist attractions
A session of a small river
Balloon riders landed safely