Pier 914 Con Dao – famous historical site attracting tourists from near and far

Traveling to Con Dao, visiting Pier 914, visitors will witness the heroic struggle of our army and people and the cruelty of the French colonialists. With the detailed experience of going to 914 Con Dao jetty below, you will have the most useful information when discovering this famous landmark.

Where is the address of Pier 914 Con Dao?

Pier 914 Con Dao is located in the center of Con Dao town, in Ba Ria – Vung Tau. The bridge is 5-8m wide and more than 300m long, overlooking Con Son Bay. Pier 914 was built by the French colonialists in 1873 with the main workers being our patriotic revolutionary soldiers imprisoned in Con Dao prison. 

Not only is a famous sightseeing spot, Pier 914 is also a heroic historical relic of the nation showing the heroic spirit of sacrifice of our army and people. Therefore, if you have the opportunity to visit Con Dao, once come to Pier 914 to visit and learn about this famous monument.
 Admire the beautiful view of Pier 914 from above


How to get to Pier 914 Con Dao?

Experience going to pier 914 Con Dao , to get to this relic you first need to move to the center of Con Dao. The pier is about 3km from the town center, you can easily travel by car about 10 minutes. Starting from the nearest Con Dao center, you follow the route Phan Chu Trinh -> Vo Thi Sau -> Ton Duc Thang. Or you can take the route Phan Chu Trinh -> Nguyen Chi Thanh -> Nguyen Van Cu -> Ton Xu. However, this distance is longer, but on the way you will enjoy the beautiful sea view. 

Regarding means of transportation to Pier 914, you have many choices such as: Taxi, tram or motorbike. However, to be proactive about commuting and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way, you should travel by motorbike. Motorbike rental price ranges from 100,000 VND to 200,000 VND.
 How to get to Pier 914


Visit the historic pier 914 Con Dao

Pier 914 Con Dao is a work associated with the pain of the nation’s history, the bridge was built at the end of the 18th century. Especially, the construction of the pier is extremely difficult. The entire foundation of the 300m long bridge reaches out to the sea and mainly uses stone for manual transportation. This work becomes a historical symbol of the nation and is also associated with the pain of loss.   Check-in beautiful virtual living at Pier 914. Photo: Phongnhaexplorer


The reason is called pier 914, because it is named after the number of people who died while building this bridge. An estimated 914 prisoners died due to accidents or falls during construction. In fact, the number of prisoners who died when building Pier 194 could be in the thousands.    Famous landmarks attracting tourists in Con Dao


Many former prisoners after being rescued have recounted that: There are big rocks 4-5 people can’t carry. But when he asked for more help, he was beaten by the prison guard and reduced the number of people and was crushed by a rock. Currently, the vestiges of 914 Con Dao pier are large stone slabs lying around. In particular, under these giant rocks are the bodies of prisoners imprisoned at Con Dao prison.      Famous historical relics attract tourists in Con Dao


Besides the pain and loss, Pier 914 also witnessed the liberation of the nation. It is the image of a red flag with a yellow star fluttering and prisoners returning to the mainland after months of imprisonment at Con Dao prison. Pier 914 is a shelter for many ships located near the New Pier. In particular, from wharf 914, visitors can easily rent a boat to visit Hon Bay Canh about 15 minutes away. The beautiful virtual living paradise is loved by many tourists. Photo: Phongnhaexplorer

After visiting the pier, you can walk on the nearby path to enjoy the scenery and the scattered rocks piled up into the mountains. In particular, if you go to the pier in the early morning, you will witness the scene of fishing boats returning to the image of busy buyers and sellers in a corner of the sky. You can buy seafood as gifts here that are both fresh and cheap. Peaceful natural scenery at Pier 914Beautiful walking path at the jetty


Notes when going to pier 914 Con Dao

Visiting pier 914 Con Dao , you should also refer to some notes below:

– The best time to visit the pier is early in the morning. At this time, the dawn begins to glimmer, you will be able to admire the beautiful scenery, live virtual and breathe the fresh air. 

– You can rent a boat or canoe to visit the beautiful scenery around the pier. 

– If you want to buy seafood as a gift, you can ask the fisherman to pack a styrofoam box for preservation. 

– After sightseeing, if you want to eat and drink, you can move to the center of Con Dao town, there are many good restaurants and eateries. 

If you have the opportunity to visit this beautiful island, once come to pier 914 Con Dao to visit and learn about painful stories in the past. Hopefully, the information shared above will help you have the most complete tour at this famous place in Con Dao! Besides, you can also refer to: Detailed Con Dao travel experience

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