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Ben Tre

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  • Ben Tre market
    3.5 stars

    Ben Tre market is an excellent example of a typical wet market -- oodles of fresh produce, meat under lights and fish under water and the riverfront section has a large range of fresh fruit and cut flowers -- very photogenic. ... read more

  • Ben Tre Revolutionary Museum
    3.5 stars

    Set in a classic two storey builing, the tree-filled grounds here are a favourite hangout for canoodling locals whiling away the slow hours in each other's arms. There's a row of war detritus just to the left of the museum (as you enter from the river), including an aircraft, a few bombs and field ... read more

  • Boat trips
    4 stars

    Boats can be hired from near the small bridge on the Ben Tre river or via the Ben Tre Tourist Authority (beside the Dong Khoi Hotel) for 70,000D per hour. Generally you'll be expected to hire the boat for a few hours. You can visit all the islands you see from My Tho from here. ... read more

  • Exploring the province
    4 stars

    If you've got a spare afternoon (or your own transport) hire a motorbike and driver to explore the province. The scenery is lush and beautiful with rice cultivation going on all over the place. Particularly if you continue south of Ben Tre via the ferry crossing over the Ham Luong River the scenery ... read more


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