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Perfume River

Address: Hue, Vietnam
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Private Tour: Hue City Sightseeing Including...
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Hue City Sightseeing Tour with Perfume River...
57%
Ranked #18 of 51 things to do in Hue
Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
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Beijing, China
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151 reviews 151 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We were walking down towards the Perfume River after our hour cyclobike in and around the Citadel and stumbled across a man carrying a huge basket of flowers towards a boat. He asked us if we wanted ride and I said I wouldn't mind a trip down the Perfume River but how much for an hour ride. He began with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The evening folk music cruises on this river are very enjoyable. I paid $5 and felt that was a fair price but I'm sure the other guests who were local Vietnamese paid far less so you could try negotiating a lower price from the dock side ticket sellers. The music was interesting and entertaining and a good spirited atmosphere was... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

I like to take a walk along the river. There is a park and walking road near by the river. We also take a dragon boat there.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

A pleasant way to spend an hour is to get on a dragon boat and observe the City from the wide river.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Just like the infamous Mekong river, the perfume river is as famous as but the water is much clearer, I visited the Mekong river when I was in Cambodia and the water was really muddy, here in the perfume river it's clear, I had a ride from the thien mu pagoda back to the downtown of hue, took around 30... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Perfumed river is relatively clean and unpolluted. It looks almost serene. Unfortunately our schedule did not permit a cruise in one of the many boats available. I am sure we would have enjoyed it

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BELLINGHAM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

You can get a dragon boat river cruise - if you want you can stop at the tombs and the pagoda, but we just wanted a lazy trip down the river. Saw water buffalo, various buildings, some water birds, and made it a slow afternoon. Very enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

it was lovely learning how the river got its name, it really is the 'perfumed river' cruising down the river was a lovely experience and well worth the time.

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Shepley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Pointless, just a river trip where your sold rubbish on board save you time and money doing something else

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

See the scenic beauty of the Perfume river from a hill top and then enjoy cruising in a dragon boat.

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