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Vinh Long

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  • Van Thanh Mieu Pagoda
    2.5 stars

    Set a good four kilometres to the south of Vinh Long, this venerable pagoda was renovated since the last time we visited in 2012 and the sprawling complex houses three buildings of worship. Unfortunately, these were closed to the public when we arrived. Stone pathways are flanked with well ... read more

  • Vinh Long Market
    3.5 stars

    This sprawling market dominates the northwestern part of the city stretching from Hung Dao Vuong to 1 Thang 5. One can see why the Mekong is the breadbowl of Vietnam by the dizzying array of fruits and vegetables that are sold here. While most produce is sent downriver to Ho Chi Minh City, this ... read more

  • Sa Dec
    3.5 stars

    Located 30 kilometres west of Vinh Long, the riverside town of Sa Dec is a town steeped in history. One can see traces of French colonisation where faded orange and yellow buildings mix with the dull blues and flat whites of newer structures. While there isn’t enough going on here to make it ... read more

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