Useful Information

Useful Information

1. How to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam

  • Visitors to Vietnam must have a valid passport. Firstly, one should find out if one needs a visa to enter Vietnam.

  • Visa exemptions are provided to citizens of many countries such as Asean countries, France, Germany, Italy. Please check here for more details.

  • For citizens of other countries, complete information on how to apply for a VISA to enter Vietnam can be found on the website of Vietnam embassies or consulates. Please visit this link for the list of them.


2. How to go from Ho Chi Minh city/Hanoi city to Hue city


3. How to go from Phu Bai International Airport to the city center

  • For lecturers and invited guests who stay in the Century Riverside Hotel and inform us on arrival/departure dates, we will arrange a pick-up service for you.

  • In case of unexpected event that you cannot meet the pick-up person, you can take a taxi from Phu Bai International Airport to the hotel or any other places in the city center. The taxi costs you around 10-15 USD for one way trip.


4. Hotels in Hue city

  • Lecturers and invited guests are recommended to stay in the Century Riverside Hotel which locates in the city center. See the info about these Hotels at

  • For students who get accomodation support from COCOA 2023, will be supported to stay in the Khai Hoan hotel or DMZ hotel with 2pers/ 2 beds-room. 

  • For other participants, who pay the accommodation cost by your own, we can help you (if requested) to make a reservation with the Century Riverside Hotel or Hương Giang Hotel (to get a special price ~35-45 USD/double-room/night), or to make a reservation with nearby Hostel and 2-3 star Hotels such as:

  1. Tovo Hostel with price: ~20 USD/ 2beds-room, 25 USD/3 beds-room, 28 USD/4beds-room. 

  2. Khai hoan Hotel with price: ~25-30 USD/2beds-room.

  3. DMZ Hotel with price: ~25-30 USD/2beds-room. 

         ​(For more information please contact with Dr. Tran N.K. Linh via email:


5. How to go to Hue University of Education from your hotel

Hue University of Education settles in the center of Hue city. It takes 5 minutes by walk from Century Riverside Hotel / Khai Hoan Hotel to Hue University of Education. The DMZ Hotel is opposite to Hue University of Education. 


6. About Vietnam and Hue city

We recommend you to visit the website for useful information about Hue and Vietnam with its charm and rich culture.


7. Food in Hue city (to be updated)

- Daily lunch/dinner (Khai Hoan restaurant - 94 Lê Lợi, Cơm Niêu Chạn - 1 Nguyễn Thái Học str) ~4USD-8USD (70.000-150.000 vnd)

- Bún Bò Huế (Hue noodle soup): 2USD-4USD (30.000-100.000 vnd)

- Bánh Khoái (Hue specialty) (Hồng Mai- 78 Đinh Tiên Hoàng) : ~2USD/disk (20.000-40.000 vnd)

- Bèo-nậm-lọc-ram ít-chả tôm (Hàng Me - 14 Võ Thị Sáu): 5-10USD/per (100.000-250.000 vnđ)

- Vegertarian food (Liên Hoa - 3 Lê Quý Đôn, Sân Mây - 8 Thanh Tịnh): 2-4 USD/per (50.000- 100.000)

- Sweet soup (Mợ Tôn Đích - 2 Trần Hưng Đạo, Nguyễn Đình Chiểu walking street): 1USD/glass (20.000-25.000).

- Restaurants (Mộc Viên -2 Hoài Thanh, Sông Hương floating restaurant - Lê Lợi str): 8USD~10 USD/per 


8. What to do in the evenings? 

- Weekend walking street in Hue (Pham Ngu Lao+Vo Thi Sau+...)

Tip for your dining: Beo Nam Loc Ram It at Hang Me - 14 Võ Thị Sáu / DMZ bar - 60 Le Loi.

- Nguyen Dinh Chieu walking street + artwork at XQ Hue + release lanterns on Hương river.

Tip for your dining: Sông Hương Floating restaurant - Park 3/2 Lê Lợi

- Explore Hue city / Hue citadel at night with Xích Lô.

Tip for your dining: Bánh Khoái Hồng Mai - 78 Đinh Tiên Hoàng, Huế specialty, ect.


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