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“relaxed” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Perfume River

Perfume River
Hue, Vietnam
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Ranked #17 of 33 Attractions in Hue
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Hong kong
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“relaxed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

First , must check the distance you will be travel, i took 2 times , one was i purchased the ticket
near the pier . Negative, just make a turn at 2nd bridge . 2nd time , one day tour , perfect, up to pagoda, it s/b the final destination. Actually i enjoyed the return trip from it to city at late afternoon.around 30 minutes

Second, i perfer to ride this boat trip in this city , i'm not interesting in Han river of Korea or
Guilin city boat trips , this one i can see the wild and trees and the river looks pretty , straight silent , no any boat hawkers distrub you, Shared a video that disembark in midway.

Third, don't expect too much then you will much enjoy. i suggest you stay in the nearby DMZ bar have a coffee and cake , at 330 pm embark , then visit the pagoda , at 5 to 5 30 return , see the sunrest .

Visited April 2013
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“Breathtakingly beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

You can get a great view from the hilltop with abandoned bunkers or Thien Mu Pagoda. If u catch a cruise/ferry along the river, you get to see lots of cool old boats going along it that look like they're sinking lol!

Visited July 2013
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“Slow and monotonous”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Tip: in the boat they pretend that they are offering you fresh drinks but in fact they are selling it for 4 times of the price.
When we researched about the tours they tried to impress us with the Dragon boat. It's just a (crappy) very slow boat that takes more or less 45 minutes from the Pagoda to the city center. The views are not amazing. Just ok.

Visited July 2013
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“Picturesque”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Very picturesque. Nice to watch the boats go down the river. The bridges are very pretty at night and the lights change color. It is not easy to walk along the river though during the day or at night because of the throngs of people.

Visited June 2013
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“Tranquil boat ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We took a 30 or 40 minute boat ride on the river, and enjoyed the beautiful scenery. I could have done without the sales lady on board but, other than that, I recommend this trip.

Visited July 2013
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