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Huong Son | My Duc, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pagoda being in a cave was nice to see, since it’s kind of unique, but the rest of it was quite a horror. We booked the trip with the APT travel agency, but my guess is that none of the other agencies could make...More

1  Thank Barbora S
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited in a non-pilgramage low season mid year so it was hot but there was not a soul around! The caves allow you to up close and personal as there are no roped off areas. The temple complex and cable car over the mountains...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 27 June 2018

It was a tiring day to go all the way on the top with so many stairs. But overall experience was good

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It's a very peaceful place in February though not peak season so nothing much is open and it can be a little cold so extra layers are recommended. But the pagoda itself is a wonderful naturally formed cave and the boat ride there was very...More

Thank JazzLindley
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

It takes a long time to get to the pagoda but it’s worth it! Make sure you drink plenty of water because you’ll spend an hour on a boat then, if you choose to walk up, another hour walking to the pagoda (mostly up). The...More

Thank xoyadingo
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Spent 4 hours of the tour at this site, very large pagoda complex. We onlly went to 4-5 sites within th complex. Many steps, lots of walking, my pedometer recorded over 15,000 steps this day. After a while all the Buddhas look the same, seen...More

Thank telcom3
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We took a tour with Khanh Sinh Tour on 13 April 2018 and had a tour guide who would take the title of worst tour guide ever. After a 2 hour drive which our guide said nothing about we arrived at the boats but it...More

3  Thank Heather1854
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This place is the worst place for any traveler to visit. The status of wildlife trade and consumption at Huong Pagoda has been a major concern and the case against it has been plead to the authorities many times i recent years. However, in spite...More

5  Thank Jungle J
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This was our last day trip of the 3 that we planned. After visiting Tam Coc and Halong Bay we felt that this was a mix of both. The boat rides were similar to Tam Coc and the cave is just a small one as...More

Thank SathiyaNarayana... K
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We took a trip to the Perfumed Pagoda, expecting a boat ride, cable car ride and the opportunity to see the Pagoda and Buddha at the top. Well we got so much more! Starting the trip by boat as expected we moored alongside what must...More

1  Thank Rosalind B
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sanal n
12 December 2017|
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Response from Choupi T |
Hi! Maybe it’s too late to answer... You’ll have to pay for the parking of your bike ;-) Once arrived you’ll be directed by the locals towards the hostel next to the bridge... We experienced this with the scooter, I found it... More
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sanal n
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I don't remember about the vietnamese name but yes you have parking for your motorbike
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i was one of two visitors on that trip, so very nice just the two of us on our boat.....
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