Hue is a city of vast cultural and historical significance in central Vietnam. Once the imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty, the city is now a Unesco World Heritage Site and home to some of the most impressive imperial architecture in the country. The Citadel, in the heart of Hue, is a vast complex of palaces, pavilions, temples and fortifications, while the tombs of the Nguyen emperors are scattered around the city. Hue is also a lively and vibrant city, with a lively nightlife and a thriving arts scene. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from, as well as a number of interesting markets.