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     Cao Lanh

  Cao Lanh

 

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Cao Lanh


Dong Thap is on the Mekong Delta. Cao Lanh Town is 162km from Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), southwestern Vietnam. Cao Lanh is on the left bank of the Mekong River, on the southern edge of the Dong Thap Muoi (?Plain of Reeds?). The city is a rice-trading centre, has a hospital, and is linked by road with Hong Ngu on the Cambodian border.
It has two industrial zones, namely Tran Quoc Toan and Sa Dec. The province has plentiful fresh water, mineral, forest, animal and vegetable resources. Its economic potentialities are agriculture, trade and fisheries.
 
Climate.
Average annual temperature is about 27?C. From January to May every year, this is the season for tourists to see, photograph cranes in the dawn and sunset. Dong Thap has relic of Oc Eo Culture in Go Thap, numerous historic remains and valuable places of scenic beauty
Information
Interness access is available in Xuan Mai hotell that cost 1$ per hour
Bank:
Incombank on Nguyen Hue str, Tel: 822 030
State bank of Vietnam, 50 Ly Thuong Kiet, Tel: 852  198

Sights
Tram Chim National Park
The Park covers Communes of Phu Duc, Phu Hiep, Phu Tho, Tan Cong Sinh in Tam Nong District, Dong Thap Province, about 800m from Tram Chim Small Town.
The Park is in the lowest area of the Mekong River water logged plain submerged and in the centre of Dong Thap Muoi.

The Park has a forest of Cajuput and hearth of many kind of birds with specific floristic composition: cajeput, reeds, lotus, water lily, ghost rice, rush ?; plentiful fauna: python, turtles, eels, snakes, fresh-water fishes, and water bird as storks, herons, spot-billed ducks, water chicken ? especially red-headed, bare-necked cranes coming in dry season each year.

From January to May each year, when sky is clear, visitors will see from the horizon many black spot coming. It is crane flock returning after months of emigrating to evade flood. This is also the season, when tourists come to Tram Chim for seeing, photographing cranes in the dawn and sunset.
Tram Chim - a reduced model of Dong Thap Muoi - with natural history of collective ecology of geomorphology, hydrography and underwater creatures, is an ideal rendezvous place of tourists from all over the world.
 
Go Thap
In Communes of My Hoa and Tan Kieu, Thap Muoi District, Dong Thap Province, 43km from Cao Lanh Town.
Go Thap Archaeological Area is well known for 5 main relics: Thap Muoi Hill, Co Tu Tower, Binh Kieu Grave, Minh Su Temple, and Ba Chua Xu Temple. Relics in this area bear great cultural and historical value.

Co Tu Tower is 100m north of Thap Muoi Hill. It was built during the Thieu Tri period (1841-1842) and was formerly known as the Temple of Chan Lap.

Behind this temple is the Dong Thap Muoi military base, which was under the command of Doc Binh Kieu, one of the leaders of the resistance against French troops. More than 2000 years ago, Thap Muoi Hill was a residential area. Archaeologists have discovered a number of antiques in this area, especially artifacts belonging to the Oc-Eo civilization. During both National Resistance Movements against the French Troops and the US Army, the military base supported liberation organizations and other resistance activities.

With its historical and cultural value, the Ministry of Culture and Information has nationally recognized Go Thap as a cultural vestige. It is expected to be developed into an interesting tourist area of the Dong Thap region.
 
Tomb of Junior Doctor Nguyen Sinh Sac
Approximately 2km from Cao Lanh Town, Dong Thap Province.
The tomb was built in memory Junior Doctoral Laureate of Court exams Nguyen Sinh Sac, father of President Ho Chi Minh.

Getting there
There?re not many bus from Ho Chi Minh to Cao Lanh, so you should hire a car to getting there.
Most people to Cao Lanh are seeing sights by rivers.

 

Eating

 

Chau Restaurant

Ba Tam Rice Tavern Restaurant

Address: 105B Ly Thuong Kiet St., Cao Lanh Town, Dong Thap

Address: Nguyen Tu St., Cao Lanh Town, Dong Thap

Tel: 852202

Tel: 851599

Ngoc Lan Restaurant

Rice Tavern Restaurant

Address: 208 Nguyen Hue St., Cao Lanh Town, Dong Thap

Address: Ly Thuong Kiet St., Cao Lanh Town, Dong Thap

Tel: 851498

Tel: 851713

Thuy Restaurant

Xeo Quyt Restaurant

Address: 439 Hung Vuong St., Sa Dec Town, Dong Thap

Address: My Long Commune, Cao Lanh Dist., Dong Thap

Tel: 861644

Tel: 910297

 

 





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