With a beautiful, unspoiled beach with many majestic historical sites and the sincerity and warmth of local people, your travel journey to Con Dao will be extremely interesting and unexpected. Let’s explore with Vinlove the famous tourist attractions of Con Dao!
Dam Trau Beach
Dam Trau Beach – known as a green oasis in the middle of Con Dao’s sea and sky, is considered the most beautiful beach in Con Dao, is a place not to be missed in the travel journey to Con Dao. Dam Trau Beach is located outside Con Dao National Park, about 12 km from Co Ong Airport to the northwest, with an area of 3.3 hectares. Visiting Dam Trau beach, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the wild and poetic natural space. This place is associated with the local folk story about the young man and the betel nut, with the tragic love turning into creatures, trees, scenes, young, and water here.
Surrounding Dam Trau Beachis a vast green forest in a vast vast land. Dam Trau Beach has wonderful scenery with fine sand stretching along the foothills of steep cliffs, with cool blue water, and below are colorful coral reefs creating diversity. biology here. Here, you can both comfortably swim, snorkel or bask in the bright yellow sun, while enjoying the freshest seafood. The beach is also beautiful and wild. The sea is very clean, the waves are very strong. Suitable for those who love swimming. The seafood is fresh, reasonably priced and well prepared. What I like most is the roads from the center of Con Dao to the beach, one side of the cliff and the other by the sea, undulating, bringing a very adventurous and wild feeling. But note that the beach does not operate in the evening after 6pm!
Con Dao prisons
Con Dao Prison is associated with famous names such as: Cow Cage, Phu Hai Camp, Tiger Cage, Ma Thien Lanh Bridge, Department of Salt, Department of Lo Voi, etc. This is a tourist attraction in Con Dao that makes most of the tourists Visitors can’t help but shudder when witnessing the hot and extremely stuffy rooms with forms of hard labor, as well as very creepy torture tools.
French prisons such as: Phu Son, Phu Hai are located in the center, so it is very convenient to visit. In addition, this place also has earthly hells such as cow stables, tiger cages. It is known that the cowshed area still has a pit of manure and urine where the enemy is full of evil, forcing prisoners to soak in the chest. This destination will help you understand more about a historical period of the nation, the most brutal. But now the country is at peace, the landscape has returned to the poetic features it carries forever.
Pier 914 – super virtual check-in point in Con Dao
From the charming and poetic country in the same vastness, we return to Pier 914 Con Dao , where nature has to bow before the tenacity of 914 revolutionary prisoners. Along with Nui Mot Pagoda, perhaps this is one of the few places marking the labor, servitude, and pain of death row inmates when having to carry all the tons of stones, from Nui Chua “a long time to be spared”. full of nests.” But the pier was only completed when the 914th person fell because of the weight, because of the salty wind, because of the storm, because of the big waves, because of the sun that burned their skin, burned their hair, took their lives away…
Currently, Pier 914 is a trading place for ships and boats, a place where locals often relax, have fun, swim in the sea every afternoon, is the quietest place, record the history of the Con Dao people, experience through the sun, rain, storms, storms, storms, to the hard work… Coming to Con Dao without going to Pier 914 to take a bath there, it was like a big omission, a disappointment and incompleteness. !
Temple Mount Mot
Nui Mot Pagoda or Van Son Tu – known as the most beautiful temple on Con Dao, is still considered the temple with the most beautiful architecture in Vietnam and is also a beautiful landscape not to be missed when traveling to Vietnam. schedule in Con Dao. In addition, Nui Mot Pagoda is also one of the landmarks marking the tragic history of Con Dao. This temple was built by the US in 1964, for military officials on the island as well as those who work for the US administrative apparatus, in addition, it also aims to cover up international public opinion about the brutal prisoner rule of the American puppet regime at Con Dao prison at that time.
Nui Mot Pagoda was started to be embellished on August 13, 2010 and inaugurated on December 4, 2011 to be able to harmonize with the surrounding natural landscape and give itself a new meaning as a place of good direction and prayer. peace for the island and sea as well as praying for the fallen heroes and martyrs. It can be said that Nui Mot Pagoda is one of the destinations not to be missed when traveling to Con Dao, a place for today’s generation to show their gratitude and remembrance for their father who sacrificed his blood and bones for the independence of Vietnam. create. Currently, the pagoda is a cultural work located in the complex of historical relics and scenic spots of the Con Dao District.
Bay Canh Island
Hon Bay Canh is the second-largest island among 16 islands in Con Dao, where the largest number of sea turtles spawn in Vietnam. Every year, hundreds of mother turtles come to the beach to lay eggs. The entire island is covered by a primeval tropical forest, with extremely rich flora and fauna.
Visiting Bay Canh Island , visitors will have the opportunity to explore the mangrove ecosystem as well as swim, snorkel and watch the coral to their delight. Here, corals are very diverse in types such as: corals in slabs, branches, tables, and blocks all belong to the Red Book of Vietnam. Indeed, this Con Dao tourist destination always gives visitors the most relaxing and peaceful feeling. The rich nature has given this place an ecosystem with many different species, from coral reefs, seaweed, seagrass, to clams, snails, sea cucumbers, fish living in coral reefs. . Coming Con Dao, one must not forget this beautiful Bay Canh Island.
Lo Voi Beach – Travel in Con Dao
Lo Voi – the name that is interesting to hear and gives people the feeling of wanting to explore and conquer, is a name that when coming to Con Dao, you must know it because simply, it belongs to the road. of the town, is the place to “catch up” to the eyes of the first wonderful vibrations when visitors set foot on this island.
This place is not really wild and quiet, but in return, Lo Voi is an extremely attractive place because of the long, flowing stretches of sand, the green strips of sea cucumber look like smooth silk on shiny hair. The sun and the water are as green as the autumn eyes of a beauty… all of it is just an endemic harmony that blooms into the most beautiful and brilliant beauty of a Lo Voi beach in the right style of Con Dao. Lo Voi also attracts tourists by the services around it, bustling restaurants, sweet coffee shops like bitter candies, etc. Sitting there, drinking a little Ban Me flavor and watching the cool green waters, you must also get drunk. ivory…
Con Dao National Park
Con Dao National Park is a conservation area located in the north of Con Dao district, in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province. This place has an ideal location and environment for the development of forest and marine flora and fauna. Consisting of 16 large and small islands and also the sea surrounding the islands, Con Dao National Park is one of only two national parks in Vietnam that preserves both the forest and the sea.
The park has a total area of nearly 15,043 hectares, of which 9,000 hectares are the sea and 6,043 hectares of forests. Forests in Con Dao are mainly primary forests, belonging to tropical island ecosystems with about 882 species of plants, nearly 150 species of animals, including many rare species that only exist in Con Dao such as black squirrels. Con Dao, Con Dao winged geckos, a few species of birds such as blue-faced magpie, nicba pigeon, tropical bird, white guinea pig. Con Dao is influenced by the tropical climate. The weather here is divided into two distinct seasons of the year, the rainy season and the dry season. The rainy season usually lasts from May to October and the dry season lasts from November to April next year.
Dam Tre Bay
If you want to explore all the nooks and crannies of Con Dao, this is an attractive choice. 17km north of town, a rare place on Google Map, Dam Tre Bay attracts many curious and curious people. Going to Dam Tre Bay is not difficult, it’s just difficult that you have to ask the locals or ask the soldiers to lead the way, and remember “There is always a worthy reward for those who put in the effort, put in the effort, give it all. passion to go and come!”
Dam Tre Bay has nothing, no resorts, no restaurants, no hotels, no shops, no shops, only the soldiers’ accommodation station, that’s why you will have it all: clear sky. , light wind, clean sea, wild forest, maybe you can crown yourself king to be the lord of the Gulf in a moment of happiness because of the scenery of this place! You will have to be immersed in the wonder of the bird’s nest and the “mystery” of the “bamboo” stronghold is also a strange thing when coming to Dam Tre Bay. Coming here to confide in yourself, or date a loved one is a perfect choice.
Hon Cau is one of two islands in the Con Son archipelago with underground water sources. In front of Hon Cau, there is a long white sand beach running along with the bow-shaped mountain range, interspersed with rows of coconut trees and maple trees standing tall against the wind. Mixed in is the sound of waves lapping white foam, pulling visitors like living in the wonderful space of land, sky and sea. Hon Cau is also considered hell on earth because it is the place of detention of revolutionary activists, the most famous of which is the late Prime Minister Pham Van Dong in the period 1930 – 1931.
Coming to Hon Cau, visitors will visit the historic detention site of the late Prime Minister Pham Van Dong , as well as visit the orchard, coconut forest, learn about nature conservation, swim and watch corals. … are moments, unforgettable experiences and enjoy the wild beauty and very fresh environment.
Con Dao Museum
Con Dao Museum is located opposite the historic site of Cau Tau 914. Before the liberation, the museum was the house of the island lord, built on an area of about 2 hectares. Previously, this was the workplace of 53 generations of famous cruel island lords and also the highest concentration of power on the island, both administratively, judicially and militarily. Today, the island lord’s house has been used to house the Con Dao Museum.
Coming to this place, visitors will discover images and portraits of political prisoners in Con Dao, images of the resilient and indomitable struggle, prisoners imprisoned in a regime. prison is very harsh. In addition, visitors can also witness the death sentences of many communist soldiers, including the heroic female martyr Vo Thi Sau.
Con Dao Museum is a place not to be missed in the trip to the source in Con Dao. This is also a destination to educate the young generation today and in the future about the tradition of the revolutionary struggle of the Party and the people of Vietnam.
If you have fun all day in the romantic island of Con Dao, sunset is the time when we retire to Bai Nhat to enjoy the mystery and a little flutter of people’s hearts. Among the top 6 most beautiful pristine beaches in Asia (News page), Bai Nhat often scares many tourists and makes them disappointed because it only appears for a few hours, when the tide recedes on the white sand. erase.
Like a mermaid, Bai Nhat becomes smooth and poetic when it slowly emerges from under the water of the ocean, revealing a white skin of the sandy beach that flows like hair. On that hairline, Bai Nhat put a flower brooch on his head, which is the undulating rocks, beautiful creatures but also extremely mysterious. Not only stopping there, we can also admire the couple in the rock-carving love night of the poetic Love Peak as in the legend. Maybe that’s why Bai Nhat, although the place of the last light, is the opening of a full and happy love story!
Hopefully, the above suggestions will help you have a trip to Con Dao with lots of interesting experiences! Coming to Con Dao, you can’t forget these interesting and useful places!