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“Relaxing and peaceful” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Perfume River

Perfume River
Hue, Vietnam
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Ranked #16 of 31 attractions in Hue
Type: Bodies of Water
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Austin, Texas
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“Relaxing and peaceful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

It was raining while we cruised the perfume river to the pagoda but it was so relaxing and peaceful. There's so much more to see from the waterside. If you visit Hue book a cruise - it's a great way to move from tombs to pagoda and back to city.

Visited October 2013
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“Beautiful scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This tour id fabulous and very much worth seeing. First of all the River itself is beautiful all by itself, but the royal tomb that you will visit on the tour are stunning as well. The tombs are the resting place of the ancient rulers of Vietnam with some of the more modern ones also included. The last,(the last king of Vietnam was deposed in 1945 by Ho Chi Minh). The ancient tombs are stunningly beautiful and serene in the landscaping. Warning, however. be prepared for some rather long hikes up countless stairs to reach the tops of these monuments. There is an entrance fee for foreigners that is a slightly higher than for native Vietnamese.

Visited October 2013
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“Romatic river”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The river not so good at the moment right now , it rainning and yellow colour,When the night comes, the surface of the river listens under the light,and the songs of the boat rowers can be heard breaking the silence. Just come here and you will feel the pure atmosphere of romance andbeauty.

Visited October 2013
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“Nice way of cooling down on a hot day”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The name of the river translates as Perfume (or Fragrance) River. Its origins are from the villages along its banks that grew fragrant herbs, mint, lotus, frangipani etc The fragrant leaves would then fall into the river.

It's pleasant to walk beside it or take a boat trip down it on a hot day.

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful River”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed in the La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa beside the beautiful Perfume River. It is lovely to walk alongside the River or it is possible to go on a trip of the river on one of the many boats available.

Visited December 2012
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