Perfume River (Huong River) In Hue: The poetic beauty of the land of capitals

Perfume River (Huong River) In Hue

Along with Ngu Mountain, the Perfume River (Huong River) has somehow become the soul and symbol of the dreamy Hue. With a tranquil and poetic beauty, the Perfume River in Hue is not only the pride of the people of the ancient capital but also an attractive tourist destination.

The following article provides some information about Hue River , hopefully it will be useful for you in your upcoming trip.

Where is the Perfume River?

Flowing through Hue and many different districts and towns of Thua Thien province, the Perfume River in the city parallels the busy Tran Hung Dao and Le Loi streets. Therefore, coming to Hue, you will easily recognize this river. Google Maps

Moving Guide

For more convenience in moving as well as experience visiting the Perfume River, you can:

  • Traveling by motorbike
  • Cyclo

Along the riverside, there will be a lot of cyclo services, prices range from 50,000 VND to 100,000 VND depending on the time and distance traveled.

Where does the Perfume River originate?

Originating from two big rivers, which are Ta Trach and Huu Trach rivers, the Perfume River has entered poetry and immortal music, compared to a silk strip stretching endlessly, winding through many beautiful landscapes of Vietnam. Hue.

The length of the river is up to 80km, the longest is from Bang Lang to Thuan An estuary with 30km. The slope of the water stream compared to the sea surface is not much different, so the river water flows slowly and “floats”.

Origin of the name Perfume River

Huong River Hue is also known by many other names such as: Linh Giang River, Lo Dung River, Huong Tra River, Yen Luc River…

As for the present name, it originates from the fact that this river flows through many forests with many herbs with the scent of natural flowers and plants, so when entering Hue city, the river brings with it a natural fragrance. course.

The ideal time to go to Huong River in Hue

According to Hue travel experience, you should visit the Perfume River in early autumn or spring. At this time, the weather in Hue is extremely pleasant, the trees are lush, budding and the river water is beautiful blue. If you are lucky, you will be able to participate in many festivals and festivals along the river.

Fascinating experiences when traveling to Huong River in Hue

Take a cruise to discover the natural beauty of the river

Taking a cruise on the Perfume River and enjoying the natural beauty of the river is an extremely attractive experience you should not miss. In the midst of a large, poetic natural space combined with Hue folk songs, it will probably bring many emotions to you.

Enjoy Hue songs on the Perfume River

Coming to Hue without enjoying Hue folk songs or Hue royal court music is a pity. At nightfall, the dragon boats carrying Hue folk songs also depart.

Floating gently and leisurely on the Perfume River, Hue songs began to resound, all the tourists on the boat were anxious, awake and listening attentively.

See also: Ca Hue on the Perfume River

Romantic sunset

From 17h to 17h30 every day is the time when the sunset begins to fall on the Perfume River. Walking on Trang Tien bridge or sipping afternoon tea watching the river is extremely attractive. Sunset on this river is also considered a famous specialty in Hue that anyone who visits wants to experience.

See the historic Trang Tien Bridge

As the first bridge across the Perfume River in Hue, the more than 100-year-old Trang Tien Bridge is a symbol and historical witness of the nation.
At nightfall, Trang Tien bridge lights up, the lights shine on the quiet river.

Hue Rain

Hue rain is also a unique beauty when sitting by the door of the dragon boat, visitors will see a very quiet Hue. On a rainy day, the river landscape seems to be more and more blurred. A couple of rows of green trees on the shore, wearing a milky silver coat.

Tourist places near Huong River in Hue

  • Thien Mu Pagoda

Address: Ha Khe Hill, An Ninh Thuong village, Kim Long ward, 5km west of Hue city center

  • Phu Van Lau Wharf

Address: Phu Hoa Ward, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue Province

  • Horse Mountain

Address: An Cuu Commune, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue Province

  • Nguyen Dinh Chieu pedestrian street

Address: Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Phu Hoi, Hue, Thua Thien Hue

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