HO CHI MINH CITY AND THE SOUTH EAST – BINH PHUOC PROVINCE

Capital: Dong Xoai Town Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Xtieng, Nung, Tay, Khmer, M’Nong Soc Xiem Highlights: Site, Ba Ra Mountain, Suoi Lam Tourist Site TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Soc Xiem Tourist Site Located 5km from Binh Long Town, 120km drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Soc Xiem Tourist Site is really pleasant and passes through beautiful landscapes. The pure, blue lakes and ... Read More »

HO CHI MINH CITY AND THE SOUTH EAST – BINH DUONG PROVINCE

Capital:  Thu Dau Mot City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Khmer, Tay Highlights: Lac Canh Dai Nam Van Hien Tourist Complex, Thien Hau Pagoda, Lai Thieu Fruit Garden TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Lac Canh Dai Nam Van Hien Tourist Complex Lac Canh Dai Nam Van Hien Tourist Complex has the total area of 450ha and is located in Hiep An Ward, Thu Dau Mot City, around 35km ... Read More »

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Cat Tien National Park Cat Tien has preserved from the past histori­cal and cultural sites. In the past war, this place was a revolutionary base. Archaeologists have discovered remains of the Oc-Eo culture dat­ing from the 2nd to 7th centuries AD. Built at the peak of a hill near the Dong Nai River in Quang Ngai Commune, Cat Tien District, ... Read More »

HO CHI MINH CITY AND THE SOUTH EAST – DONG NAI PROVINCE

Capital:  Bien Hoa City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Xtieng, Cho Ro, Cham Highlights: Cat Tien National Park, Tri An Waterfall, Hang Gon Tomb,Tan Trieu Pomelo Village TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Tran Bien Temple of Literature The Temple of Literature was built in the late 17th century in Buu Long Ward, Bien Hoa City. Like the Temple of Literature in Ha Noi, Tran Bien ... Read More »

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Binh Chau – Ho Coc Tourism Area Located in Bung Rieng Commune, Xuyen Moc District, Binh Chau-Ho Coc Tourism Area has a very beautiful natural landscape: Bang Spring, hot-water mineral streams, Binh Chau Primeval Forest, Ho Coc Beach. From Ho Chi Minh City, crossing about 150km, you will reach the site. Amidst the thick primeval forest, there are 70 open-cast hot-water ... Read More »

HO CHI MINH CITY AND THE SOUTH EAST – BA RIA – VUNG TAU PROVINCE 2

BEACHES Back Beach (Thuy Van Beach) Located southeast of Vung Tau, Back Beach (Bai Sau) is a large and beautiful beach. There are many accommodations and servic­es in the area. The complex of hotels on Thuy Van Street has rooms available to suit all budgets. There are also restaurants and parking areas, as well as lifeguards patrolling the beach. Front Beach ... Read More »

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Ben Thanh Market Ben Thanh Market is situated at the intersec­tion of Le Loi, Ham Nghi, Tran Hung Dao avenues and Le Lai Road, 700m southwest of Rex Hotel. At first, the market was situated near Ben Nghe River Dike. It was a brick market with a wooden frame      and Thatched roof, which was partly damaged by a fire in ... Read More »

HO CHI MINH CITY AND THE SOUTH EAST – BA RIA – VUNG TAU PROVINCE

Capital:  Ba Ria City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Cho Ro, Khmer Highlights:  Beaches, Giant Jesus Statue, Binh Chau Hot Spring, Con Dao Island and National Park Ba Ria-Vung Tau is 116km from Ho Chi Minh City, just below Dong Nai Province and next to the East Sea. Its terrain includes moun­tains, hills, beaches, plains and sand dunes stretching along a 100km of ... Read More »

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FESTIVALS            Nghia An Hoi Quan Festival The 15th day of the 1st lunar month and the 24th day of the 6th lunar month Nghia An Hoi Quan (Pagoda), situated at 678 Nguyen Trai St., District 5, is dedicated to Quan Cong, an eminent Chinese man, and other spirits. Every year, the Hoa people, numerous Viet (Kinh) people, and other visi­tors ... Read More »