Mekong Delta

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  • 1. Binh Thuy Ancient House

    Building/Architectural Site

    One of the very few remaining examples of 19th-century residences in the Mekong Delta, this house has been designated an official national relic...Read More

  • 2. Cai Rang Floating Market

    Market/Bazaar

    A bigger market than Phong Dien and used by many wholesalers, Cai Rang is crowded and noisy (with many tourist boats), but still fascinating...Read More

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  • 3. Mubarak Mosque

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    One of nine mosques serving An Giang Province's Muslim population, Mubarak Mosque is a short ferry ride from Chau Doc's passenger pier. First...Read More

  • 4. Ang Pagoda

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Originally built in the 10th century, Ang Pagoda has been rebuilt and restored several times. Set on 10 acres among ancient trees, the pagoda...Read More

  • 5. Ao Ba Om

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    A relic of the glory days of the Khmer civilization, Ao Ba Om, which poetically translates as "square pond," is now a peaceful and serene body...Read More

  • 6. Ba Chua Xu Temple

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Ba Chua Xu is the prosperity goddess of the Vietnamese folk religion, Thanism, and this is her temple. It was built about half way up Sam Mountain...Read More

  • 7. Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    In a mangrove forest about 5 km (3 miles) from the township of Bac Lieu is a large bird sanctuary that is home to 46 species of birds, including...Read More

  • 8. Bang Lang Bird Sanctuary

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    On the road to Can Tho, 15 km (9½ miles) from Long Xuyen, Bang Lang is home to an estimated 150,000 storks, which create an amazing spectacle...Read More

  • 9. Ben Tre

    Town/Village

    A 20-minute ferry ride from My Tho (and then a 10-minute xe om ride) is Ben Tre, considered the Mekong Delta's coconut capital. Many Mekong...Read More

  • 10. Ca Mau Market

    Market/Bazaar

    The wet market here is small, but a bustling hive of activity from early in the morning to dusk. Few foreign tourists visit Ca Mau, so expect...Read More

  • 11. Cai Be Cathedral (Nha Tho Cai Be)

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This 1930s Gothic-Romanesque cathedral seems an anachronism in a small Vietnamese town, but it's a reminder of Vietnam's colonial past. The...Read More

  • 12. Cai Be Floating Market

    Market/Bazaar

    The smallest of the Mekong Delta's floating markets, with only 10 to 12 boats, this is an easy excursion from most of the region's homestays...Read More

  • 13. Can Tho Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The Can Tho Museum has a large collection of artifacts from the local region. Displays illustrate the lives of former Chinese and Khmer occupants...Read More

  • 14. Cao Dai Temple

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Established in 1926 in the southern Vietnamese city of Tay Ninh, Caodaism is a monotheistic religion, in which Cao Dai is believed to be the...Read More

  • 15. Cao Dai Temple (Sa Dec)

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    A riot of color, this Cao Dai Temple, on the far side of the river, off Lac Hong, is pale yellow, with sky blue, red, and green accents, and...Read More

  • 16. China Bowl Pagoda

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Twelve kilometers (7 miles) outside Soc Trang, in the village of Dai Tan, this is the largest Khmer pagoda and religious school (for novice...Read More

  • 17. Clay Pagoda

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This is a vibrant Vietnamese temple that was built more than 200 years ago by a Chinese family called Ngo. A descendant, Ngo Kim Tong, who died...Read More

  • 18. Coconut Tree Prison

    Historic District/Site

    Established by the French and used by the Americans as well, the Coconut Tree Prison, also known as Phu Quoc Prison, is a chilling visual reminder...Read More

  • 19. Dai Beach

    Beach–Sight

    This beach in Phu Quoc's northwest used to be what tropical island paradises are all about—fine golden sand and warm turquoise water. Vinpearl...Read More

  • 20. Dong Hoa Hiep Commune

    Museum Village

    The most notable of the several hundred mid- to late 19th-century wooden houses in this commune are those belonging to Tran Tuan Kiet and Nguyen...Read More

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