Last weekend, a girl at my office asked me whether I wanted to join a one-day trip with her family to the Perfume Pagoda or not. I replied to her at once "Sure, I'll go." That's a wonderful advantage of being free and single. I can go anywhere anytime I want. The Perfume Pagoda is located in Hương Sơn commune, Mỹ Đức district, Hà Tây province, 60km away from Hanoi. Every year, th... Read Full Entry
I am a Hanoi_girl who loves to travel. When working for a Japanese construction company in Hanoi, I had the chance to travel to 23 countries and to all the 63 provinces in Vietnam, including 25 trips to Huế city. Egypt, Mongolia and Nepal are my love, and other favorite countries are Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Japan, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China (7 trips, 15 cities), New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Cambodia (3 trips), Brunei Darussalam, the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Laos (3 trips), Malaysia (4 trips), Singapore and Thailand (9 trips). I have visited all the... full info
ApricotApricot sold on the way to the cave. Tourists can buy them as a local specialty and bring them home. After mixing apricot with salt or sugar and puting them inside a bottle for a while, this can be a good drink during the summer time.
Inside Hương Tích caveCan't count how many people actually there inside the cave, but this is just an image of the front side of the cave. At the rear of the cave, there were even more people, as there is a Buddha statue. It was so crowded and dark, plus slope and wet pathway inside the cave, I couldn't get close to the Buddha statue. So many people go the Perfume Pagoda during its festive season.