Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School
  
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The school gate is a combination of traditional and western architecture
The school gate is a combination of traditional and western architecture
Located at 12 Le Loi street (Hue city), Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School is one of the most famous institutions in Vietnam. It is also the special cultural historical place recognized as national historical relic by the Ministry of Culture and Information on the Decision dated March 26, 1990. For visitors coming to Hue, Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School is a worth visiting destination.

The 4.237m2 school was established in accordance with the Decree of Emperor Thanh Thai in 1896. Entering Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School, visitors will recognize Vietnamese traditional three-entrance gate and deep red surrounding wall. This harmonious combination brings Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School a distinctive beauty. There is a dragon horse screen constructed in front of the school. To commemorate President Ho Chi Minh, a gypsum statue of Nguyen Tat Thanh (the name of President Ho Chi Minh in his early days) was placed at the middle of the school yard in September 1989. Later, the artwork was coated with bronze. The well-known saying of scholar Than Nhan Trung "Hien tai la nguyen khi cua quoc gia" (Virtuous and talented men are the primordial vitality of a State) reminding students of national studious tradition is located in the school center. Railings made from wood and concrete create another unmistakable feature for Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School.


Nguyen Tat Thanh statue placed in Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School

There are totally over 1000 students studying at over 40 classes. Ancient walls and green trees make the school look even more poetic. On autumn days, visitors may feel like being lost in the Europe while walking in the school. In the spring, a kind of flower which is similar to cherry blossom and create a picturesque scenery. Then summer comes, the school was steeped in orange-red phoenix's tail flowers. Anyone dropping by Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School will suddenly think of their memorable school days.

Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School is also famous for its teaching and learning tradition. President Ho Chi Minh, senior leaders of the Party, leaders of Vietnamese State, scientists, educators once taught and studied in this school, for example, Nguyen Chi Dieu, Ha Huy Tap, Tran Phu, Le Duan, Pham Van Dong, Vo Nguyen Giap, Xuan Dieu and Huy Can.

Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School looks like a poetic painting. It is the pride of generations of students, teachers and Hue locals. Why not visit Quoc Hoc Hue Gifted High School and recall your unforgettable school days?


A corner of Quoc Hoc Gifted High School

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