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Huong river, Ngu mountain reflect Hue’s romantic beauty

August 29, 2015          4774 views
(Cinet)- Hue is not only home to the palaces, royal tombs, pagodas where, famous church. Hue is also famous for a beautiful nature. The Huong River and Ngu Mountain typify Hue’s beautiful and romantic nature.
Perfume River, a collection of hundreds of small streams from the majestic Truong Son range after another rolling downstream then together into two main branches of Ta Trach and Huu Trach, then work together to Bang Lang winding country contraction between a vast green mountains and rivers interrupt turn east redirects hole drift downstream horizontal pass Hue Citadel eventually enter the same flock Tam Giang lagoon blue sea.
The river was called Linh Giang, Thien Tra, Dai Giang, Huong Tra, Lo Dung, Dinh, and Yen Luc before it was named the Huong (Perfume) river.
Hue researcher Phan Thuan An said, “There have been different theories about the origin of the name Huong river. I lean toward the name Huong Tra, the name of a local district because a river often bears the name of an area that it runs through. Previously, Phu Xuan-Hue belonged to the Huong Tra district, so I think they named the river after the district. They might have called it Huong Tra and later shortened it to Huong”.
There’s another theory that the river owes its name to the fact that it flows through many forests of aromatic plants before reaching Hue, bringing with it a fresh aroma.
The river flows through a series of scenic spots, taking visitors traveling by boat to every corner of the ancient citadel. Tourists visit Da Vien, Phu Xuan, and Truong Tien bridge, the Tomb of Minh Mang, Hon Chen Shrine, Thien Mu Pagoda, and finally to go for a swim and enjoy seafood at Thuan An beach. Upstream, at the Tomb of Thien Tho, the sound of rustling pine trees may inspire you to create poem!
When night comes, the surface of the river glistens the moonlight, and only the songs of the boat rowers breaks the silence. Possibly the most popular attraction in this romantic city, a boat ride on the Huong river is included in most Hue city tours or day trips.
Ngu Binh Mountain is another gift of nature, that teams up with the Huong river as a symbol of Hue. People often call Hue- the Huong River- Ngu Binh Mountain area. Ngu Binh Mountain, also known as Ngu Mountain, Hon Mo, or Bang mountain stands 105 meters high on the right bank of the Huong river. It is about 4 kilometers south of Hue city. Ngu Binh is flanked by two smaller mountains: Ta Phu Son and Huu Bat Son.
The mountains are covered with pine forests which are green all year round. Many tourists come here to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
If given the opportunity, you should get into the boat floating on the Perfume River on a moonlit night, the bloated language, English beat, listen male melody average, men who, the four scenes, shouts Hue uplifting sonorous bass, sometimes fragrant incense, overlooking the shimmering moonlight reflecting on the Perfume River to see the river poetic Huong it looks like. Together with the Perfume River, Ngu Binh Mountain priceless gift of the Creator Monday, intertwined creating charming looks of Hue.


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