There are so many places to visit in Vietnam, but one that you must check out is the Hue City, which is located in the central part of Vietnam. You can find the Hue about 700km south of Hanoi and it is also 1100km north of the Ho Chi Minh City. The Hue is famous for the Perfume River as its main landmark. So, if you have plans of visiting the Hue City, then it will be best to explore the Perfume River going to the Thien Mu Pagoda and you can finish this exploration in just a half day. To reach the Thien Mu Pagoda or the Chua Thien Mu or also known as the Linh Mu Pagoda, it will be best to cruise the Perfume River.
The Perfume River or the (Song Huong) or also known as the Huong Giang is a river in the Hue City. It will be best to come to the Hue City during the Autumn because at this time, the flowers from the orchards fall into the water and these flowers are the ones that are giving the river a scent and aroma that is why it is called, the Perfume River.
If you are going to cruise the Perfume River, you have to be aware that the rivers are coming from the mountain ranges of the Day Truong Son and the Truong Dong mountains. The river is flowing from the south to the north and from north to the west, passing various temples of the Hon Chen and the Ngoc Tran. It also flows to the northeast, coming from the Song Huong or the Huong River, to the Hue City. It also passes various villages, the Sinh junction and to the Tam Giang lagoon. (more…)