Top 9 Attractions in Vinh Long of Mekong River Delta Vetnam (part 1)

Top 9 tourist attractions in Vinh Long will bring you a wonderful experience in the beautiful land of the South-West of Vietnam. Not only is Vinh Long endowed with agricutural products such as fruits, fish and shrimp, but the land is also famous for the beautiful scene mesmerizing people. To Vinh Long, you definitely have to visit the attractive tourist attractions below:

1. An Binh - Binh Hoa Phuoc Island

This is one of the tourist attractions in Vinh Long. An Binh- Binh Hoa Phuoc Island is a natural link between two sides of Tien River, and it is opposite Vinh Long Town. 

An Binh island
In the beautiful landscape, there is alluvial soil deposited here and fresh water all year arund. Coming here, visitors both enjoy the natural scenery of the river and observe the beautiful fruit garden of all kinds such as rambutan, mango, mangosteen, etc. Especially, it is possible for visitors to visit unique places such as Bonsai Garden of Mr. Sau Giao in Binh Thuan Hamlet, Hoa Ninh Commune, Muoi Day's Wooden Stilt House on Ninh Hoa canal, Mr. Hai Hoang's house that is based on French architecture with wide yard and a garden of rambutan and longan. This is also the place for lunch and overnight stay of visitors.

2. Vinh Sang Ecological Tourist Area

Vinh Sang Farm is a triangular form and has a favorable position that is a side lying along the banks of Co Chien River, opposite Vinh Long City. 

Vinh Sang Farm
Coming to Vinh Sang Ecotourism - a destination in Vinh Long, you will be able to discover the Southern Garden, see many rare animals such as bear, goat, pelicans, pythons, spotted deer, monkey, pea, spotted chicken, etc scattered in many places. Especially, in Vinh Sang, there is a 200-square-meter aquarium with crocodile. If you are fascinated with adventurous game, you can crocodile fishing or ostrich riding. If you do not like it, you can experience the feeling of fishing on the river in fishing nets with shaved pitches. In addition, you can participate in many interesting folk games such as: shooting, chicken kick, ball throwing, blindfolded and ostrich feather attaching, fishing winners.

3. Truong An Tourist Area

Truong An Tourist Area is one of the famous tourist destinations in Vinh Long. This resort is located near the poetic Tien River, in Tan Ngai commune, Vinh Long city and is about 4 kilometers from the city center. The tourist area is located in the prime location of Vinh Long, which is the junction gate connecting the 13 provinces of the Mekong Delta through National Highway 1A. 

Truong An tourist resort is the ideal and most beautiful resort in the Mekong Delta that many domestic and foreign tourists choose for their holiday, because tourists have the opportunity to view the charming wild nature of the West and also enjoy fresh fruit and fresh air here.

4. Tien Chau Pagoda

Tien Chau Pagoda, one of the beautiful destinations in Vinh Long, has been recognized as a national historical-cultural monument. On the route to explore the land of Vinh Long, you will see a beautiful pagoda located among orchard gardens. It is the ancient Tien Chau pagoda. To get there, from Vinh Long city, you go to An Binh ferry, then go for a short walk to Tien Chau pagoda. 

Tien Chau Pagoda
Going to the pagoda, you will admire the temple's inner building decorated beautifully and elegantly. Among the four pillars is altar, and on the altar is the giant Buddha statue. The two sides of altar is a pair of parallel sentences stimulating the merit of the Buddha.

5. Tra On Floating Market

To Vinh Long, you ought not to overlook an unique place in the West is the Tra On Floating Market in Tra On district, Vinh Long province. The floating market is one of the oldest and associated with many cultural activities of people in the area. 

Tra On Floating Market
Getting to Tra On Floating Market, visitors can visit, experience this market at any time of the day, because Tra Day floating market is a group meeting depending on the daily cycle of tide. In the morning, the market is crowded, but it becomes busier in the time that the tide is rising. The higher the tide gets, the more crowded the number of boats get. Tra On Floating Market is famous for its specialties such as beef noodle soup served with banana and listening to the sweet melody of the song 'Tinh anh ban chieu' and 'Da co hoai lang' in the hometown of the famous artist Ut Tra On.
(to be continued)

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