The south – Fertile land of rice and fruit!
Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh city is the simple for Vietnam development and prosperity.
Ho Chi Minh city today, the biggest city in Vietnam is the center of commercial and economy of Mekong region and the whole country. In the history it called Sai Gon, the old name of the capital of the South during Vietnam war. Where President Ho chi Minh leaves the country for nation independent that the name of city comes into being.
The 300 years old city with many influences: French architecture, American mordent buildings, China town and local Vietnamese in Mekong delta.
Around Ho Chi Minh City
Cu Chi tunnels the heroic land of Vietnamese soldier during American war with a system of tunnels under ground of the severe battle in the entrance of the city.Tay Ninh the sanctuary of Cao Dai a new local created religious. Ba Ria, Vung Tau economic zone and beaches city nearest to the Ho Chi Minh city.
Mangrove forest in Can Gio and tradition villages in Binh Duong are an others interests surrounding Ho Chi Minh city.
Tien Giang River Region
Upper part of Mekong delta shows the bustling life in the Mekong river.
My Tho, Tien Giang the city on the bank of Tien river with fruit islands like Thoi Son and Phung islands or Cai Be floating market and Tan Phong island.
Interests: Boat rowing in the canals through gardens, villages and markets. Study local manufacture like coconut candy workshop, pop rice, rice paper, snake farm, orchard and flower garden. Enjoy Don Ca Tai Tu traditional music of Vietnamese in Mekong delta. Bird watching garden in Gao Giong, Dong Thap.
Hau Giang River Region
Many famous floating markets in Hau Giang: Cai Rang floating market, Phung Hiep floating market. Can Tho city the capital of the southwest.
Chau Doc, An Giang is the land of floating fish farms and Sam mountain complex the holly place for southern Vietnamese pilgrim. Cham, Kho Me people living in the area.
Beautiful Kho Me pagodas in the region. Viet, Kho Me, Chinese live together in the region to form the cultural character here.
Phu Quoc Island and Ha Tien Town
In the corner of southern land there a pear of Vietnam, Phu Quoc island.
Phu Quoc island the land of golden forest and silver sea, long beautiful beaches and colorful fishing boats going out to the sea. A big island with a national park, farms for pepper, two wealthy towns leaving on seafood processing and making fish sauces.
Ha Tien a town in the corner of coutry were praised in poem with Hon Chong Chua Hang landscape, beaches, fields with Thot not palm trees, Mac Cuu temple and Kho Me pagodas.
Kho Me pagodas, Mekong Delta countryside
Hundreds colorful Kho Me pagodas built in the region.
Colorful communal house, temple, pagoda.
The houses, gardens and canals, mangrove forest.