My Tho is known to many tourists as a land of a typical river culture in Mekong Delta in the south of Vietnam. Traveling to this area, you will have many opportunities to admire the natural scenery of tranquillity with beautiful and irresistible tourist attractions.
Vinh Trang Pagoda
Vinh Trang Pagoda is located in My Phong Commune, My Tho City – Tien Giang. Being built in the early 19th century, it is the largest pagoda in the South West region. The pagoda has a unique architecture featured with dragon and phoenix images made from pieces of porcelain, which is similar to the architecture style of Hue. Being an architectural blend of Asia and Europe, its features promote the artistic and historical value of this tourist destination.
Vinh Trang Pagoda. Photo by Duy Thuong
My Tho Cathedral
Traveling to My Tho, it would be more interesting if you visit the Church of My Tho Chief – the third temple of the My Tho parish. Being built in 1906, it still retains the original antique and unique features. This church is 24 meters in height, 53 meters in length and 17 meters in width, with a majestic and European-styled architecture. This will be an experience for you to admire an ancient building which is a hallmark of the past, is the history of time that still exists until these days.
My Tho Cathedral. Photo by Thanh Liem
Rach Gam – Xoai Mut Vestige
Traveling to My Tho, in addition to seeing the monumental architectures, you will have the opportunity to admire the historic monuments carrying the human values of Vietnamese history. Located 12 km far from My Tho City, the Rach Gam-Xoai Mut Victory Monument is one of the destinations that helps you to understand more about your father’s generous past, which shows the brave, enthusiastic to arouse the love of the country.
Thoi Son Island
Visiting My Tho, you won’t have to worry about what to experience or how to entertain. Coming to Thoi Son Islet, you will have an exciting experience on the largest islet among 4 islets on the My Tho River. You will be able to taste fruits in the gardens, sail boats on the river, taste honey from jungles and enjoy traditional music – “đờn ca tài tử”. In addition to that, you will have the opportunity to explore the unique culture of people living on the river with bunk houses, fruit garden, and the small boats on the river. All of these would bring you a peaceful and liberal feeling when travelling to Tien Giang area.
Thoi Son Island. Photo by Pham An Duong
Dong Tam Snake Farm
If you wish to discover and try new experiences, Dong Tam snake farm will be the destination that you should try once so that you will not regret later on. Located on the banks of the Tien River, about 9 km from My Tho city, this SNAKE FARM is a place for many kinds of unique snakes used to study and produce medicines to help people bitten by a snake. Being there, surely you will find yourself courageous in the face of wild nature.
NT/ Vietnam Drive