|Thuy Bieu is a laid back village situated on the southern bank of
Perfume River, around 7km from Hue centre. Thuy Bieu is famous for its mild
sweet Thanh Tra, a special kind of pomelo which boasts refined fragrance and
green skin. Locals name it Thanh Tra (meaning green tea pomelo).
Every spring, the village is filled with its
aromatic white flower and when autumn comes, the ripe pomelo can be found
Thuy Bieu is featured by its rustic settings, typical of Hue countryside. The
whole village is hidden in luxuriant gardens of citruit and bamboo. Local peole
live in small blue cottages, built in traditional architecture with small
chambers, titled roof and long gate.
All houses have a small altar on one side of
the gate dedicated to ancestor worshipping. You may also find many temples and
communal houses in the village, a feature of Hue culture.