Soc Trang Attraction

Published:  16:41 Friday - February 26, 2016

Also being a province located in Mekong Delta River as Tra Vinh, Tien Giang, Vinh Long, Ben Tre, Soc Trang, Hau Giang, etc. However, Soc Trang is one of the interesting and special province in this region.

Soc Trang attracts tourists with its natural beauty and delicious foods. Visiting Soc Trang province, tourists are given a chance to visit some famous and stunning places such as Clay pagoda, Tan Long Stork Garden, Nga Nam Floating Market. Besides it, there is one similarity between Soc Trang and Tra Vinh is that it is also the destination of many Khmer pagodas. There are 89 Khmer pagodas in the province and the province is also the homeland of Khmer group, Hoa group and Kinh group. Coming here, tourists will immerse themselves into new land with interesting and exciting experience. Soc Trang has the immense rice paddies, shrimp lagoons and luxurious fruit gardens. Therefore, tourists will be comfortable to enjoy and discover everything in this place.

Clay pagoda, Tan Long Stork Garden and Nga Nam Floating Market are considered the most well-known and popular sceneries in Soc Trang. Clay pagoda is a cultural relic and it has the original name called Buu Son Tu. The pagoda was built by the Ngo family more than 20 years ago and it is now run by the family's fourth generation. The pagoda preserves 1,800 small and large Buddhist statues and great number of object made of clay. Moreover, the pagoda is famous for having four giant candles, each of which weighs 2000 kg. Two of the candle have been burned since the death of the head priest of the pagoda, Ngo Kim Tong, in 1970, and it has burned off only half of wax. These special things contribute to make the reputation of the pagoda and attract more tourists each year.

The second place to visit in Soc Trang that is Tan Long Stork Garden. It is an ideal destination to be close to the nature. There are tens of thousands of stork inhabiting on the top of trees in the garden. Tourists will have a chance to widen your mind and admire storks flying covering the sky. Particularly, in the afternoon, tourists can see so many storks flying back after a long day of finding food. They gather and make a white color covering the area, then thousands of storks make the noisy sound. Do not forget to bring yourself a camera that you can take beautiful and special photos from this wonderful view. 

Last but not least, Nga Nam Floating Market is another interesting experience to spend in Soc Trang. Floating market is the specialty of Mekong Delta River and Soc Trang is also one of the places that floating market is the main type of market. In the morning, when the sun rises, there are many boats floating on the river. It makes a busy and noisy atmosphere. You can find many types of good in this place including rice, meat, fresh fruits and others. 

In addition to visiting and discovering stunning landscapes in Soc Trang, spending time enjoying special foods in this province seems to be a must-enjoy thing. Soc Trang is well-known for some famous dishes including Leo noodle and Pia cake. Leo Noodle is made of the combination of cultural cooking of three countries including Khmer, Vietnam and China. The noodle is based on the method of Vietnamese, the ingredients of Khmer and the broth of Chinese. Pia Cake is the cake from China and it is distributed around Vietnam from Soc Trang. Let's come to Soc Trang and do not forget to enjoy these special dishes.

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