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Perfume River, Hue
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Fragrant flowers from nearby orchards drop into the gently streaming water of Perfume River, giving it a specific aroma and a peculiar name. The meandering river originates in the Truong Dong Mountains and runs very slowly for 30 km (18.6 mi), until it darkens, deepens, and hastens near the Ngoc Tran Mountain. Go on a boat excursion to observe the surrounding villages and colorful natural wonders. Some boaters may insist on selling you their wares and souvenirs, so either prepare to bargain, or kindly refuse their persistent offers. Put Perfume River at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hue travel itinerary maker.
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  • Good walking on the south? side (Le Loi side). Coffee shops and trinket stores are there and some nice benches for sitting and looking at everything. Some neat art. 
  • We took a boat down the river from the Tu Dam pagoda to the city centre. It was relaxing, but with little to see, and the family/crew spent the trip selling drinks, clothes and other items. They weren...  more »
  • If u are in for a nice clear water river ride, don't come in December. The river is muddy in December due to raining season. There isn't anything much to enjoy. The dragon boat ride however is quite s...  more »