Top ideal tourist destinations that you should not miss in Vung Tau
As one of the most famous tourist destinations in South Vietnam, Vung Tau is an ideal place to spend your holiday. If you get the chance to take Vietnam tours in Vung Tau, do not miss stunning spots below.
The Christ of Vung Tau
The statue of Christ King – the symbol of the coastal city is placed on the top of the Small Mountain. The statue is 32 meters high and 18.4 meters wide. Inside the statue is a 133-step spiral staircase, running from the foot. To reach the statue, you have to climb 1,000 steps and from here, you can admire the panoramic view of the city with nice houses, and white sandy beaches.
This statue can be considered as a version that resembles the statue of Christ in Rio de Janeiro. Even though the statue is built from concrete, the aesthetic and artistic details such as facial expressions, posture, gestures and costumes are expressed very lively and creative.
The statue of Christ King
Long Hai beach
Long Hai beach is a beautiful destination that visitors should not miss when traveling to Vung Tau. The beach here is very clean with cool water and golden sand. Running along the foot of Minh Dam mountain, the pristine beauty of Long Hai beach would be ideal for you to bathe in the afternoon. Along the shoreline, there are various rocks in different formations.
Vung Tau Lighthouse
Vung Tau Lighthouse is considered the oldest one among 79 lighthouses of Vietnam and is the symbol of the coastal city Vung Tau. French built this site in 1862 to signal and instruct ships. Situated at the altitude of 170 meters, the lighthouse is an 18-meter circular tower, covered with a delicate white paint which is prominent in the blue sky. To admire the unique architecture of the ancient lighthouse, visitors can ride a motorcycle or car. However, many travelers choose to take a stroll to enjoy the cool air and the poetic landscape.
Vung Tau Lighthouse
Nghinh Phong Cape
Nghinh Phong is the longest cape of the Southernmost in Vung Tau Peninsula. This place has a cool climate all year round, so it becomes an interesting camping spot for the young when traveling to Vung Tau.
Compared to other tourist sites in the region, Nghinh Phong Cape is dominated by the unique tranquil scenery and quiet space. This cape stretches out to the sea that forms two large bays and two famous beaches: Vong Nguyet beach and Huong Phong beach (also known as the Pineapple beach).
Nghinh Phong Cape
The water in Vong Nguyet beach is very clean and clear. Not as noisy as Bai Truoc and Bai Sau, the beach here is charming enough to make impression on tourists’ heart.
Hon Ba is a small island in Vung Tau City, also known as Three Bullet island or Archinard island. Following to Ha Long road to the Small Mountain, Pineapple beach and Nghinh Phong Cape, you will see Hon Ba lying alone in the middle of the sea. When the tide is low, this place reveals a jagged rocky road which is ideal for those who like adventures. On the island, there is a temple called Ba Temple which is the worshipping place to wish safe sailing of the local fishermen.
Da Xanh Lake
Da Xanh Lake recently has been an attractive destination for tourists due to the perfect combination of dream nature. Formed from the rock mining activity, the Da Xanh Lake owns the unspoiled beauty if the majestic rocky cliffs embracing the lake. This place is also an ideal place to take photos. A note that you should not swim here because the lake is very deep.
Da Xanh Lake
The Fairy Stream
Originated from Dinh mountain, the Fairy Stream is like a Dalat of Vung Tau due to its beautiful natural beauty. About 7 kilometers to the north of the city centre, it has been a popular tourist destination for visitors when traveling to Vung Tau. The spacious flat agates along the banks of the stream are enough for tourists to rest. There are a lot of rocks on the stream with various strange shapes such as the thinking old man, the mother and daughter chatting with each other, baby elephants and birds. Even in the clear water space, visitors can see the bottom with swimming fish.
Along two sides of the stream, there are the green grass and tiny flowers flickering on the water. The dreamlike and peaceful scene will bring guests the most relaxing time and comfort in the soul.
Ho Tram Beach
Ho Tram is a long beach between Long Hai and Binh Chau in Xuyen Moc district, about 30 kilometers from Vung Tau City to the north. This beach is still wild. Coming here, you can spend all your time relaxing in the peaceful space of the sea, and the casuarina and melaleuca forests. This beach is suitable for family.
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