Long Xuyen has a gentle and charming beauty with golden rice fields, with fragrant incense from jaggery, with hospitable locals and many attractive tourist spots. Let’s discover top tourist attractions in Long Xuyen.
Memorial house of President Ton Duc Thang
This place is considered to be among the top tourist attractions in Long Xuyen. When you come here, you will have the opportunity to see the temple with unique construction design, a souvenir house that holds a lot of artifacts and documents about President Ton Duc Thang's career, and also to discover the ancient wooden house where Uncle Ton used to live. Visiting this place, you will surely gain lots of interesting information and experiences.
Location: My Hoa Hung Commune, Long Xuyen city, An Giang province, on Ong Ho islet.
Nguyen Du Lake
If you do not know where to go when traveling to Long Xuyen, don’t hesitate to visit Nguyen Du Lake. In the past, this was a branch of Hau River, but due to sedimentation and gradual separation, it became Nguyen Du Lake. The surroundings of the lake are designed as a modern park which has become one of the most beautiful parks in Mekong Delta.
Location: The lake is located between Le Loi and Nguyen Du streets, in My Binh ward, Long Xuyen city.
Ong Bac Pagoda
This is a famous pagoda which is over 100 years old. When you come here, you will not only discover the unique building design of the pagoda, but also be able to see a lot of high-value ancient relics.
Location: Ong Bac Pagoda is located on Pham Hong Thai Street in My Long Ward, Long Xuyen City.
Long Xuyen floating market
When it comes to your mind about Mekong Delta tourism, what comes up first in your mind will undoubtedly be the lively image of floating markets. Long Xuyen floating market gathers very early in the morning from 5am until 9am daily. Every morning there are hundreds of boats gathering on Hau River and start the interesting activities of buying and selling goods on the river. Unlike other famous floating markets in Tien Giang or Can Tho, this floating market still maintains the lifestyle of a typical floating market in Mekong Delta which has not been commercialized too much.
Here, you not only experience the life of trading on boats but also enjoy a lot of delicious and attractive dishes in Long Xuyen such as: sweet banh canh, pale banh canh, banh tam, banh bo, hu tieu, red bean sweet soup, coffee ... The time when the floating market is crowded and bustling most is around 6 am - 8 am every day.
An Giang Museum
An Giang Museum is the place where you can learn about the development history and cultural beauty of An Giang province over the course of time. If you a fan of history, don’t skip this spot.
Location: An Giang Museum is located on Thoai Ngoc Hau Street, My Long Ward, Long Xuyen City.