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Perfume River

Hue, Vietnam
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Ranked #17 of 33 Attractions in Hue
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Derwood, Maryland, USA
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We took a tour down the river from a pagoda we visited back towards the Citadel. It was relaxing but it didn't seem as interesting as I had thought it would be. Not sure I would recommend this to anyone.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Our private tour of the perfume river was wonderful. The river was so clean no rubbish at all. The boat was comfortable and the boatman knows his way up and down the river.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I did not feel that the Perfume river in itself was anything special. It is overly populated with tourist tour boats. Every so often one could get a glimpse of some of the normal traffic that this river once had to carry.

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Toronto, Canada
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Dragon boat cruise along the perfume river a must, and the boat is covered for shade. The boats themselves are very ornate, and no, you don't have to paddle, there's an engine. Lovely sights along the way.

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Herlev
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Was looking forward to the trip and my dad even more. From the pictures in the traveling guides, we expected a nice boatride, down a river filled with flowers and trees on each side, and what we got was to stay in uncomfortable plastic chairs on a really noisy boat, with people trying to sell us stuff the entire trip.... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

its a big river and shows you in prinipel nothing. you can hire a boattrip but its expensive and its not so mutch to see. if you hire a boat you got to bargain and ask wats included in the price.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We really enjoyed our trip down the perfume river. It is always good to see the sights from the aspect of the river but there was one very large distraction and that was the wife of the of the boat driver trying to well us a myriad of goods the entire trip. We were tying to enjoy the views and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was a nice pleasant trip to see some of the local things . We went with Captain Hien boat number 66 . No pressure to buy anything he was happy to share some of his family history and the happenings on the river.about 100,000 vnd

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Took a boat trip - which was lovely but unfortunately there wasn't any nice smell from the river but I could imagine in the summer there would be more of a perfume but it was lovely to see how everyone worked and lived on the river.

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Loughborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Really enjoyed our time in Hue and in particular talking to the students along the river front. Spend some time with them so they can practise their English and get to know a little about each other's culture. Great experience x

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