Mekong Delta Travel : Long An Province

Capital: Tan An Town
Districts: Ben Luc, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Chau Thanh, Duc Hoa, Duc Hue, Moc Hoa, Tan Thanh, Tan Tru, Thach Hoa, Thu Thua, Vinh Hung, Tan Hung
Etnic groups: Viet, Khmer

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Festivals in Long An _ mekong delta of Vietnam

Rain-seeking Ceremony festival

   In drought years, people who live in Long An’s agricultural production areas, usually organize rain-seeking ceramonies, and worship
Heaven and Earth in the hopes that the deities will grant them rain. The ceremony has two parts: the traditional rituals, and boating racing competition on the rivers
and irrigation canals. In some other places, they also hold dragon dances.
   After the boat-racing contest, people often flock toghether toward the village’s Communal House to do worship once again to
feasts and to enjoy themselves.

Tourist attractions in Long An province Vietnam 

Old House with 120 columns

mekong delta old house

house with 120 columns- Long An Vietnam

  
This house was built in 1901 in the village of Long Huu Dong. The architecture and sculpture of the house were realized by 15 clever and skillful northern workers.
The ornaments on the ends of the columns are good representation of luxuriant vegetation with trees, flowers, and even birds.
The three different types of vegetation of Vietnam are illustrated these sculptures.

Rach Coc Port

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Rach Coc Port- Phao đai rach coc - long an viet nam

   Rach Coc Port, built in 1903, is one of the greatest ports in Vietnam. It is 200m long and 100m wide. It has five floors among
which three are underground. Standing near the cannons on the proof, one may contemplate the beautiful landscapes of Go Cong River area.

Ton Thanh Pagoda

Ton Thanh Pagoda - Long An Viet Nam Travel Guide

Ton Thanh Pagoda - Long An Viet Nam Travel Guide

   The Ton Thanh Pagoda belongs to Thanh Ba quarter in My Loc village. Ton Thanh pagoda , built in 1808 by northern emigrants, is
the oldest pagoda in Long AN. Vietnamese poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu lived in this pagoda from 1859 to 1861.

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