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Duong Dong Town Phu Quoc

If you come to Phu Quoc without visiting Duong Dong town, you cannot have a complete trip. What is special about Duong Dong town? Let's take a look at the fun experience in detail in the article below!

Duong Dong is a town in Phu Quoc island, located in the heart of the island, is one of the busiest places, attracting thousands of tourists every year.

Why should we visit Duong Dong Town?

  • Most fun spot: you will have countless choices for hotels, delicious - nutritious - cheap restaurants. Especially, free to walk or enjoy seafood at Phu Quoc night market.
  • Everything is available, it's also cheap: from personal items, souvenirs…. 
  • Hundred "convenience": convenient to the airport, convenient to the pier, convenient to visit, convenient to eat and drink...
  • Duong Dong is the brain of Phu Quoc, all agencies, companies ... are here. You will not be "surcharged" when renting a car, booking a tour, booking a service... 

Hotel in Duong Dong Phu Quoc

Hotel in Duong Dong

 

Getting to & around Duong Dong Town

Getting to from Phu Quoc airport

Phu Quoc airport is not far from Duong Dong town, only about 14km, and takes 20-30 minutes to drive by bus or taxi. If you take the buses, there are 3 routes and you need to choose the route Duong Dong - Airport - Bai Vong, bus fare ranges from 20,000 VND to 50,000 VND/person/ way. The airport taxi will move faster than the bus, and the price is about 180,000 VND - 200,000 VND / trip. If traveling in a large group or traveling with family, you should choose a taxi, it will be more convenient and private.

Let’s read: Phu Quoc Airport Transfer: How to Travel to City

 

Getting around

The most popular means of transportation in Phu Quoc is motorbikes and taxis. You can easily rent motorbikes because there are many rental shops there. The rental prices range from 120,000 to 200,000 VND/day, depending on the type of vehicle. You can find the rental shop in our article: Phu Quoc motorbike: reason to do & places to rental

Taxis are chosen by many tourists when they are traveling with friends or family. You can easily catch a taxi on the way or at the hotel. The price of a taxi in Phu Quoc is about 14,000 VND/km.

Tips riding motorbike in Phu Quoc

Getting around Phu Quoc by motorbike

 

Top places to visit in Duong Dong Town

What does Duong Dong Town have to do? Please check out the highlighted places to visit below.

Dinh Cau Temple

  • Address: 149 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong town
  • Opening time: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Entrance fees: Free

Dinh Cau Temple is one of the interesting attractions in Duong Dong Town you should not miss. It is an ancient temple of over 100-year-olds. This temple plays a significant role and was built for locals to pray for favorable rain and wind, for fishermen to return safely to sea. It is free to visit Dinh Cau so you can come there any time. It is more beautiful at sunset.

Dinh Cau Temple Phu Quoc

Dinh Cau Temple

 

Coi Nguon Museum

  • Address: Quarter 2, Duong Dong town
  • Opening time: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Entrance fees: 20,000 VND/person

Coi Nguon is a private museum that displays rare products of Phu Quoc through each period. It was built in 2019 in a large area of 6 hectares. There are many display areas & items regarding culture, history, pearl products, ancestral church, animal shelter... Let's come here and learn about Phu Quoc's culture & long history.

Coi Nguon Museum

Coi Nguon Museum

 

Duong Dong Market

  • Address: 21 Tran Phu Street, Duong Dong town
  • Opening time: 4:00 am to 7 pm

Located in the center of town, close to the beach, Duong Dong Market is a busy trading place from early morning to evening. The main products here are seafood, you can find countless types of seafood from fresh to dry at cheap prices. If you are looking for other Phu Quoc specialties and souvenirs, read our article A-Z Phu Quoc shopping tips & best markets to visit.

Duong Dong Market

Duong Dong Market

 

Some tips when traveling to Duong Dong Town

  • You should bring some comfortable long clothes if you intend to visit Dinh Cau temple, museums, or places that require a serious dress code.
  • You should bring a Duong Dong map to facilitate exploring the town.
  • Prepare in advance medicine for headache, car sickness, medicine for stomach ache, ... in case you are not family with the weather or the food here.
  • Take care of your personal belongings and property in crowded places, especially in markets to prevent theft or drop, avoid unnecessary troubles.

The above article has summarized the fun experience in Duong Dong town. What are you waiting for? Let's plan a trip to explore this interesting land right away? And don't forget to book a cheap Phu Quoc tour at BestPrice for the most complete experience!

Duong Dong Town Map

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