Southern Vietnam has only been established for about 300 years, but its history with ups and downs has created the unique features of this new land.
The presence of the French in the late 19th century, and the American in mid-twentieth century, offered Southern Vietnam unique features in its culture, social, economy, education, etc. Moreover, the dense network of rivers in this area is a solid foundation for the development of river trade, river transport, most prominent in the form of “floating market”. It is undeniable that water has become a constituent element of the culture here.
Southern Vietnam is also where 70% of the nation`s fruit production came from. Eastern provinces are famous with durian, jackfruit, pomelo, etc. Long An with its specialty Long Tri`s watermelon. Bến Tre has the best orange, mandarin, banana, rambutan and star aple fruit. As you can see, visiting these destinations also means tasting some of the finest fruit you can find.
Pure Land ( Ruong Lon ) pagoda in the southern province of Dong Nai of Vietnam also known as Hien Mat Pagoda, has an entrance created out of bamboo unlike any other pagoda. Unique bamboo gate of Pure Land pagoda...