Explore the most famous tourist destinations in Mekong Delta (P2)
Continuing to the previous post, we’re going to introduce must-see tourist attractions in the Mekong Delta.
No matter which site you choose, you still feel the tranquility of this region.
So, take the time to know more about the place to visit there.
The most famous tourist attractions in Mekong Delta
- Cai Rang Floating Market
- Bac Lieu Dandy's House
- Thoi Son Islet
- Xeo Quyt, Dong Thap
- Xiem Can Temple
- Bat Temple
- Ca Mau Cape
Cai Rang Floating Market
When one talks about Can Tho, it's deficient if we do not mention Cai Rang floating market.
The floating market is a cultural characteristic of people in the Southwest that you can hardly find in other localities. Especially the Cai Rang floating market is one of the five largest floating markets in the Mekong Delta region.
You should go in the early morning because it is the most exciting and crowded time in the market. All the shopping and dining activities happen on the river, you will definitely have interesting experiences here.
Cài Rang Floating Market
Bac Lieu Dandy’s House
The house is located at 13 Dien Bien Phu, Ward 3, Bac Lieu City. With French-style design and materials transferred from France, this is considered the most superficial home of Cochinchina in the early 20th century.
Visitors come here not only to visit and study architecture and historical artifacts but also have the opportunity to hear about the life of the richest duchy of the south at that time.
Thoi Son Islet, Tien Giang
Thoi Son islet (also called Thai Son or La) is situated downstream of Tien river, in Thoi Son commune, My Tho city, Tien Giang province. What makes Thoi Son attractive and charming is not only that this is a land of delicious fruits, but also an ideal tourist destination for the weekend.
Coming to Thoi Son islet, visitors will experience the typical tourist form of this region, which is to go down a boat to follow the creeks and ditches between two rows of dense coconut trees. Besides, you can also walk along the winding stone streets, cross lush orchards, sit in the garden to enjoy honey tea and listen to the folk songs.
Thoi Son Islet
Xeo Quyt, Dong Thap
Located 30km from the center of Cao Lanh city, in the area of My Long and My Hiep communes, the historical relic combined with Xeo Quyt ecological area will give visitors the feeling of being lost in the primeval forest with a beautiful scene.
With an area of about 50ha, including 20ha of melaleuca forest, the rest is the system of mangrove trees and vines. Xeo Quyt has beautiful natural scenery with lush green color.
There are two ways to get there. If you like to creep under the forest trees, visitors can walk along the unique path in the ruins, about 1.5 km long. If not, you can sit on a three-seater boat, slowly creeping along small creeks to explore the whole site.
Xiem Can Temple, Bac Lieu
It is a typical Khmer temple in Bac Lieu, located in Bien Dong B Hamlet, Vinh Trach Dong commune. It was built in the 19th century on a campus of 50,000 m².
Through the row of green trees from the highway, visitors are surprised by the pagoda decorated with many motifs and patterns, along with carved lines, sculpting very nicely.
Xiem Can Temple
Bat Temple, Soc Trang
Doi Pagoda (Bat Pagoda) is located at 73B Le Hong Phong Street, Ward 3, Soc Trang City, is one of the most famous temples in Soc Trang.
The pagoda has enchanting architecture, fresh landscape, and especially thousands of bats hanging on trees in the daytime in the garden. The road to Doi pagoda is beautiful and poetic. Visitors to the pagoda in addition to the purpose of spiritual tourism also to see quite big bats.
Ca Mau Cape
Ca Mau Cape is located in Mui village, Dat Mui commune, Ngoc Hien district, more than 100 km from Ca Mau city.
This is a land protruding towards the East China Sea in the South of the country.
Not too beautiful and enamored by the poetic or majestic beauty, but Dat Mui still attracts tourists because of simplicity, rustic and this place also marks an important milestone - the land of the Fatherland.