It's not too modern like Saigon, not too ancient like An Giang; but Vinh Long tourist destinations still have ways to attract tourists who love travel Mekong Delta in a very special way. Discover this interesting land through top attractions that listed below!
1. Tien Chau Pagoda
Tien Chau Pagoda is one of the beautiful destinations on An Binh islet, recognized as a national historical-cultural relic. To get here, from Vinh Long city, you pass An Binh ferry, take a short boat ride to Tien Chau pagoda. Entering the temple, you will admire the temple’s interior hall, which is beautifully decorated and elegant. In the middle of the four pillars is the worshipping ceremony, inside the giant Buddha statue of Amida. This will be the destination for those who love spiritual travel and discover nostalgic beauty.
The traditional village of making pottery and brick burning stretching over 30km, nestled on the romantic Co Chien stream of Vinh Long city, Long Ho district. And Mang Thit is also a place not to be missed when coming to this land. The Red Kingdom is the title given by folk to Vinh Long land, a long-standing trade village. It one of the largest localities with the largest brick kilns and handicrafts in the Mekong Delta. There are nearly 1000 brick production facilities located closely, but over time, the brick kingdom is no longer the same. But remains the nostalgia, the moss, the remains of the ancient city still have a strange attraction.
3. Temple Of Literature
Vinh Long not only has sweet fruits but also is a land of great people. Besides the Western river garden tourist style. Visitors will visit the relic Van Thanh Temple, Vinh Long Temple. It’s located on the bank of Long Ho River (in Ward 4- Vinh Long City). This is one of the first three sacred shrines built in the South with Van Thanh Temple of Bien Hoa (in Dong Nai province) and Van Thanh Temple (present-day Saigon).
Here, visitors will enjoy the peace, cool, relax the spirit, admire the ancient architecture. It’s one of the best way to learn more about the culture and history of the Vietnamese people and show their sincerity grateful to the predecessors.
4. Hoang Hao Ecotourism Area
It is located on Highway 57, 2 km from Dinh Khao ferry, in Thanh Duc commune, Long Ho district, Vinh Long province. This is a brand new, super beautiful eco-tourist area of Vinh Long province. This place not only possesses the cool green scenery of the West with extremely fresh air; But there are also mini houses with thatched roofs, corrugated iron roofs, and a strikingly colourful wall below.
5. Vinh Sang Eco-Tourism Area
If you ask a place for collective entertainment in Vinh Long, probably many people will show you to Vinh Sang eco-tourism area. Vinh Sang farm has a triangular shape with a prime point of one side-lying on the banks of the Co Chien River, opposite Vinh Long city.
Perhaps nowhere outside this tourist area allows you to admire many rare animals. Such as bears, goats, pelicans, python, mangrove, star deer, boar, pink-cheeked gibbons, monkeys, peacocks, chickens. Especially in Vinh Sang, the crocodile farming area of about 200m2 will be a paradise for those who like strong feelings.
Possessing such unique points, the resort still creates a feeling of closeness like a real Southern garden. The spacious and open space is extremely suitable for fun “wild”: grass slide, try shooting skills, kick cock, throwing balls, blindfolded ostrich feathers, winning fishing … If you do not like noise, solo travellers can enjoy the feeling of peace in the fishing huts.
6. Tra On Floating Market
If you want to learn about the cultural characteristics of the people of Vinh Long, go to Tra On floating market. About 250m from Tra On, the floating market downstream of the Hau River. It’s length of over 300m, often meeting according to the country so the big country is crowded.
Tra On Floating Market is like a wholesale market that distributes agricultural products to many other small markets in the province. Therefore, even if you visit the market at any time of the day, you will see a bustle of boats.
7. My Thuan Bridge
This graceful architectural bridge is a collaboration between experts, engineers and workers from Australia and Vietnam. The bridge outside the “main duty” is to connect Vinh Long and Ho Chi Minh City also represents a very good symbolic mission for the hometown city.
Tourists who have the opportunity to visit the West or Vinh Long tourism will stop to check-in at this bridge as a commemoration of their trip. As for the young people who love to travel in Vinh Long, the bridge has many extreme “virtual living” niches, creating the perfect background to mark the moments of youth who are passionate about exploring.
8. Khmer Phu Ly Pagoda
Phu Ly Pagoda is located in Dong Thanh Commune, Binh Minh District, Vinh Long Province. As an ancient temple built by the Khmer people has a very unique architecture, characteristic of Khmer culture. Especially the combination of Indian, Thai and Cambodian architecture. According to records, Phu Ly pagoda was built by the Khmer in 1672. Up to now, the pagoda is nearly 350 years old, but its ancient beauty is still intact.
The temple has a quite spacious campus. In the palace, there are many Buddha pictures, outside there is a giant stone Buddha statue is very solemn and majestic. Phu Ly Pagoda is a sacred place hiding many mysterious anecdotes. Ancient features of the temple are adorned with ancient star trees and palm trees in the temple garden.
9. Islet May
It is a large islet located on the Hau River in two communes Phu Thanh, Luc Si Thanh, in Tra On district, Vinh Long province. Cu Lao May has inherited the freshwater and alluvium of the Hau Giang River. It’s lush fruit gardens all year round, becoming an extremely attractive garden tourist destination. Coming to Cu Lao May, you will visit picking specialities: rambutan, longan, grapefruit … enjoy folk dishes. Such as Garden Chicken Porridge, lemongrass chicken stew or pangasius hot pot cooked with Bananas with available vegetables, grilled snakehead fish …
You also have the opportunity to learn about the idyllic lives of the local people, immerse yourself in the cool air.