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Perfume Pagoda, Hanoi

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Perhaps the most renowned pilgrimage site in the country's northern section, Perfume Pagoda features a series of temples and shrines set into a rocky cliff face. Thousands of devotees come to this Buddhist complex, boasting cave temples, classic wooden pagodas, and towering stone gates. Be sure to dress modestly--long pants and no sleeveless shirts--in order to respect the site's sanctity. Use our Hanoi vacation planner to add Perfume Pagoda and other attractions to your Hanoi vacation plans.
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  • Since I am a Christian, what I liked best in our tour in Perfume Pagoda was the boat ride and cable car. And I think it is better to visit during summer when it is not gloomy and cold to see the surro...  more »
  • Long bus ride through rice paddies, countryside, industry and farms. Small boats down the picturesque Yen River. pagoda buildings, cablecar ride, cave pagoda. Nice luncheon.  more »
  • We were there on Tuesday so not so crowded with locals. It is a great experience to witness where the Vietnamese worship in a remote area, wish i have more time to explore other temples...  more »