Not only famous for delicious food. But also Soc Trang tourist destinations are very attractive to tourists to explore. You will be amazed with the beauty of the ancient temples that bring unique architecture to the beautiful landscapes of ecotourism sites bestowed by nature!
Nga Nam Floating Market
Also a province in the river region, Soc Trang has an extremely famous Nga Nam floating market. This is a market on the river with an extremely favorable position, is the intersection of five rivers emitting five paths: Ca Mau and Vinh Quoi. Long My, Thanh Tri passed and Phung Hiep down.
Floating market in Nga Nam town, Thanh Tri district, Soc Trang province. This place is fully traded, especially the fruits. Come here, visitors will enjoy the specialties as well as understand more about the local daily life.
This is an architectural work typical of Khmer ethnic architecture in Soc Trang. Bat Pagoda is located at 73B, Le Hong Phong Street, Ward 3, Soc Trang City. The architecture of the pagoda is considered to represent the architecture of the Khmer Southern Theravada Buddhist line. It’s built from about the sixteenth century until now still retains quite its beauty.
Inside the temple is extremely designed to blend in between the pagoda and the outer space. Especially when you come here, you will see thousands of pretty bats hanging from trees on the temple grounds.
Khmer Museum – One Of Soc Trang’s Tourist Destinations Should Not Be Overlooked
If you have the opportunity to come to Soc Trang then definitely do not ignore this place, visit here you will partly understand the cultural beauty of Khmer ethnicity.
Khmer Museum is located in Ward 6, Soc Trang Town, Soc Trang Province. This is a building according to the architecture of Khmer pagoda and inside it contains many artifacts reflecting the spiritual life as well as the daily and unique life of Khmer ethnic people. In addition, this place also exhibits extremely special types of costumes, musical instruments, etc.
If you are a person who likes to explore cultural values or simply do not know anything about Khmer people. This is the place you should visit.
Tan Long Stork Garden
With quite favorable natural conditions, Soc Trang is a suitable place for many species of plants and animals to grow, especially here. There is Tan Long stork garden which is home to many rare storks.
Tan Long stork garden is located in Long Binh commune, Nga Nam district, Soc Trang province. It’s managed by Huynh Van Muoi’s family. Coming to this place, you can feel the peaceful and relaxed space with an area of 1.5 ha. Many species of birds and storks are here. Such as: chicken stork, white stork, buffalo stork, gongs, etc., live in harmony in this place. Every day at dawn or sunset, this stork garden chirps by the sound of birds, the wings of wingspan flying away, returning.
In addition, when coming to this place. You can also enjoy a variety of rustic specialties of Soc Trang or the river region in general.
Chen Kieu Pagoda
To go to the Chen Kieu pagoda is very simple. Because this pagoda is located on Highway 1A, about 12 km from Soc Trang city, on the way to Bac Lieu.
What makes this pagoda special compared to other temples in Soc Trang. Because although it is also designed according to Khmer pagoda architecture, colorful cups, porcelain plates and patterns are decorated on the walls. Also it was built according to Khmer architecture, the main hall roof is built in three levels and painted yellow.
Temple Of Clay
This temple is located at 286 Ton Duc Thang, Ward 5, Soc Trang city. Clay Temple also has another name: Buu Son Tu and has a life of more than 200 years. At present, each day, there are about 200 visits of visitors.
The famous Clay Temple with 1901 Buddha statues, over 200 summoned beasts, stupas, incense sticks, etc. made of clay. Also here along with 200kg candles can burn for decades. Da Bao Tower here is 13 storeys high, each floor has up to 16 doors, each door will be placed a Buddha statue. There is also the Stupa Tower and many other beautiful buildings.
Until now, this Clay Temple is still preserved and protected carefully by the descendants of the Ngo family to preserve the great merit of his father’s time.
Kh’leang Pagoda is located at 71 Mau Than Street, Hamlet 5, Ward 6, Soc Trang City. This is the oldest pagoda in Soc Trang, with a lifespan of nearly 500 years. It was built around 1553.
It is also a place to celebrate religious rituals. This is also a place to keep many Buddhist teachings, where many cultural festivals are typical of Khmer people. According to legend, at the beginning the pagoda. It’s built with bamboo, wood and leaves materials, from the contributions of the people in the area.
Provincial Party Committee
When referring to the famous Soc Trang tourist sites. This is a historical site you should visit. Soc Trang Provincial Party Committee base in a Melaleuca forest in My Phuoc commune, My Tu district.
This base area was built from the resistance war against France with an area of up to 310 hectares. This is one of the important bases that contributed to the victory of the national resistance. It is covered by interlacing trees and canals.
Inside the base area, there are many items. Such as conference room, cellar, military camp, radio station, protection, etc. This is a tourist destination, educating revolutionary traditions for the people, most is a younger generation to understand better the resistance of the nation.
My Phuoc Con
Referring to the river area. It is impossible to ignore the middle river with all kinds of fruit trees. My Phuoc is one of the most famous places in Soc Trang.
Located in the middle of Hau river, in Nhon My commune. This place has all kinds of fruits from durian, citrus to Siamese, mango, longan, etc. To this place, visitors can enjoy delicious fresh fruit. Sweet and sweet at the garden with the specialties of the local people here. Weekends are spent gathering with friends to have fun, picking fruits right in the middle of the river is also a memorable experience.
Binh An Ecological Tourism Area
Binh An eco-tourism area is one of Soc Trang’s favorite tourist sites. It’s located at 71, Ward 2, Soc Trang City, Soc Trang Province. This is one of the favorite eco-tourism areas in this place.
Binh An eco-tourism area is full of activities, entertainment games, restaurants, stage performances … to meet the needs of tourists when coming here. In addition, the campus is arranged with many green trees, swimming pools, fish ponds… It’s a great to spend weekend tour from Ho Chi Minh City. This is an interesting choice for you,
If you are too familiar with the architectural works of Khmer people, then this will be the place to show the development and modernity of Soc Trang.
Ho Be Ecological Tourism Area
With favorable natural conditions, Soc Trang has developed a type of ecotourism. This Ho Be tourist site is located at Nam Song Hau, Vinh Chau, Soc Trang.
This is the place you should definitely try when coming to Soc Trang . It is adjacent to the sea and the sea here and still retains its inherent wildness. The beach is extremely clean with long white sandy beaches. If you want to camp near the sea or just travel during the day, the Ho Be eco-tourism area is an extremely suitable choice. Another plus point for this place is that the place has extremely cheap seafood and the people are extremely happy and enthusiastic.