Long Xuyen city is considered an important cultural, political, and economic center of An Giang province. Besides that, it is also considered an attractive tourist destination by many unique architectural works, many beautiful natural landscapes that impress both domestic and foreign tourists.
Main history attraction
President Ton Duc Thang Memorial
President Ton Duc Thang Memorial: Considered one of the most popular tourist attractions in Long Xuyen, President Ton Duc Thang Memorial is located on Ong Ho islet, My Hoa Hung Commune, Long Xuyen city. When you come here, you will have the opportunity to see the altar with a unique construction design, a souvenir house that holds a lot of artifacts and documents about the career of President Ton Duc Thang, and also discover the old wooden houses, where Uncle Ton's residence is also very interesting. Make sure you come here you will get a lot more information and an interesting experience.
Nguyen Du Lake: If you do not know where to go when traveling Long Xuyen, please visit Nguyen Du Lake. Previously, this was a branch of the Hau River, but due to the sedimentation time and gradually being separated, it became Nguyen Du Lake. Around the lake is designed into a modern park and become one of the most beautiful parks in the West of Vietnam. Nguyen Du lake is located between Le Loi and Nguyen Du streets, in My Binh ward, Long Xuyen city.
Long Xuyen Floating Market
Long Xuyen Floating Market: Long Xuyen Floating Market is an attractive place to visit and travel in Long Xuyen. Here, you not only experience the life of trading on boats, but you also enjoy a lot of delicious and attractive food in Long Xuyen such as sweet noodle, “lat”, rice cakes, bo cakes, “hu tieu”, red bean soup, coffee, etc. The time when the floating market is crowded and bustling is from 6 am to 8 am daily.
As one of the few cities in the Mekong Delta which have 4 ethnic groups including Kinh, Cham, Hoa, and Khmer Long Xuyen has created a diversity of cultural beauty. Each ethnic group has its own unique identity. Temples and shrines of the Chinese are a place for many spiritual and community cultural activities.
Long Xuyen has 4 ethnic groups including Kinh, Cham, Hoa, and Khmer
Cham people in Long Xuyen mostly follow Islamic Islam originating from Saudi Arabia. In the cathedral, they do not worship any paintings, statues, or gods. But the most venerated object is the Koran.
Long Xuyen is located near the equator, so the climate here has similar features to the equator. The rainy season in Long Xuyen lasts from May to November so if you go at this time, do not forget to bring raincoats.
Monument of rice in Long Xuyen
The temperature here is quite stable, ranging from 26-28ºC, in any season, Long Xuyen has its own unique beauty so you can visit Long Xuyen at any time of the year.
From Ho Chi Minh City: the bus is an ideal vehicle to choose from. You can go to the Western bus station, there will be many buses going to Long Xuyen with the ticket price ranges from VND 90,000 - VND 150,000 / ticket, depending on the type of vehicle. It will take about 6 hours from Ho Chi Minh City to Long Xuyen.
From Can Tho: In Can Tho bus station, there will be many transport companies with routes to Can Tho - Long Xuyen for you to choose from, with the ticket price is quite cheap, only about VND 30,000 / ticket. It takes about 30 minutes to reach Long Xuyen.
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