5 things only in the first island city of Vietnam

KIEN GIANG – The first coral conservation park, the longest 3-wire cable car over the sea, or the fish sauce house is a holding experience in Phu Quoc.

Vietnam’s first coral conservation park

Seaworld Namaste is preserving about 200 species of corals, anemones, antlers … and 100 species of fish and many marine creatures such as pearls, sea cucumbers, snails, giant clams. The area of ​​Ky Lan cape – Hon Thom, Hon Roi, An Thoi town is where the park builds this rich marine ecosystem, giving visitors the opportunity to visit the “miniature aquarium”. With nearly 1 million VND per person, you can experience walking on the sea floor, seeing up close fish species and touching colorful coral reefs.

Place containing hundreds of barrels of fish sauce

The use of anchovy resources to make fish sauce in Phu Quoc has a history of over 200 years so one of the places that tourists cannot ignore is the barrel houses. Hong Duc, Phung Hung, Khai Hoan … are some of the places for visitors to see the stages of making fish sauce, at the same time to buy quality products of Ngoc Island such as fish, dried squid, fish sauce … Visitors to visit the fish sauce houses are usually free of charge.

The longest 3-wire cable car across the sea in the world

Hon Thom cable car has a length of 7,899.9 m connecting from An Thoi town (south of the island) through Hon Roi, Hon Dua to Hon Thom. The cable car impresses domestic and international tourists with a Guinness record as the longest 3-wire cable car route across the sea not only in Vietnam but worldwide.

The 15-minute cable car ride will take you through many landscapes of the Pearl Island such as the fishing villages crowded with boats, clear beaches, or lush coconut forests. Round trip ticket price 300,000 VND / adult, 250,000 VND / child.

The island has a sphinx “carrying” the sun

Late afternoon is a good time for visitors to Dam Ngang islet watching the sunset pour golden sunshine like honey on the sphinx. Many local fishermen said that not everyone can admire this magnificent sunset.

The giant sphinx-shaped rock has a body lying on the sea. Hon Dam Ngang has so clear water that tourists just need to bend down to see colorful coral. This place has up to 17 different types of corals and anemones.

5 things only in Phu Quoc city

Where “confine people to release animals”

Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc is the first semi-wild zoo in Vietnam, about 30 minutes from the center of Duong Dong ward to the northwest. Here, visitors can hand-feed animals, take photos with animals, watch zulu dance performances, explore giant bird gardens … Especially and also the most adventurous experience is “locking people to release animals. “, passengers on the bus with glass doors in the area where large dangerous animals such as tigers, leopards, rhinos … Tickets to safari are 650,000 VND / adult, 490,000 VND / child. 

National Assembly Standing Committee approved the establishment of Phu Quoc city , Kien Giang province, on the afternoon of December 9, 2020. The first island city of Vietnam has 9 communal administrative units, including: Duong Dong ward, An Thoi ward and 7 communes: Ham Ninh, Duong To, Ganh Dau, Bai Thom, Cua Duong, Cua Can, Tho Chau. . On the evening of January 8, the People’s Committee of Kien Giang province held a ceremony to announce the establishment of Phu Quoc city in An Thoi new urban area in An Thoi ward.

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Photo: Khanh Tran, Sunworld, Seaworld