Being the biggest flower village in the West of Vietnam and also one of the biggest flower villages in Vietnam, Sa Dec Flower Village has long been a good choice for a spring trip because it only takes about 3 hours to drive from Saigon. Lunar New Year is also the perfect time to enjoy the flowers and spring atmosphere on the trip to Sa Dec!
Every year, when spring comes, Sa Dec turns into a colorful picture with hundreds of flowers blooming and welcoming visitors from everywhere. Besides many large flower gardens, Sa Dec is also famous as a heritage city over 300 years old with beautiful ancient architectural works from feudal times as well as French colonialism. This is definitely the ideal destination for those who want to immerse themselves in the slow and peaceful space of ancient times.
Places to visit
Sa Dec Flower Village: Located in Tan Quy Dong commune, Sa Dec town, Sa Dec flower village is the land of hundreds of flowers. This flower village is very famous for growing a variety of colorful flowers, providing flowers to many localities in Vietnam and for export. On Tet holiday, Sa Dec flower village filled with colors and aromas of many different flowers. Currently, Sa Dec flower village has about 1,500 families, with more than 1,000 different types of ornamental flowers.
Sa Dec Flower Village
Lotus Leave Pagoda: Lotus leaves pagoda as known as Phuoc Kien Pagoda, was established before the reign of Thieu Tri in 1966. The pagoda landscape is quite spacious and airy, the Buddha statues are also made vivid and sophisticated. Although the architecture is nothing special, there is a strange and rare lotus species not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast Asian countries. On the floating season, the diameter of the lotus leaves can reach 3m, it can hold a person's weight of about 70-80 kg standing on. And in the dry season, lotus leaves are only about 1 - 1.5m large. If you want to take a picture of a lotus leaf, you will be charged VND 20,000 per person.
Nam Phuong Linh Tu: Nam Phuong Linh Tu located in Phuong Nam Cultural Tourism Area, in Long Hung A, Lap Vo, Dong Thap is a project built according to the architecture of old wooden houses with the style of a traditional Hue palace. Nam Phuong Linh Tu has an area of 509m², owned 2 Vietnamese records: “The first temple worships famous celebrities in the process of exploring, preserving and honoring the Southern land” and “The temple has many largest statues of famous celebrities who explored the South.
Sa Dec climate is divided into two seasons: rainy and dry seasons. The rainy season lasts from May to November in the lunar calendar, this is the time when the lotus, flower blooms and crop of fruit tree. This is also an ideal opportunity for tourists to visit and explore Sa Dec
Flooding Season In Sa Dec
How to get there
You can go by plane, bus, or motorbike to come to Sa Dec. If traveling by plane, after landing at Tan Son Nhat airport, you have to rent a car or take a bus to Sa Dec. Depending on your conditions and demand, you should choose a safe vehicle that is right for you.
Traveling by motorbike is also the choice of many young people who love backpacking. If you go by motorbike from Saigon, you can follow the East-West Boulevard to the Sai Gon - Trung Luong Highway.
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