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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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  • It took 1 hour to drive from Hanoi center to the spot, then another 1 hour for sailing boat from the deck to the mountain foot - the Perfume Mountain. Half of the beauty is in the journey to the mount...  more »
  • Reach the perfume Pagoda, a journey in search of self, the staircase is challenging but rewarding. It is accessible by cable car. A magical place to feel more than see
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  • Not really far. From Hanoi 1 hour to a rest spot and 1 more hour to the rowing boat spot. Enjoy 1 hour nice rowing boat trip, a local people help row the boat, to arrive the Perfume Pagoda. In front o...  more »