Ben Tre Museum displays the usual assortment of rusty weapons, American War photos and artefacts yielded from archaeological digs.

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Ben Tre is nestled between two main branches of the Mekong’s largest tributary.

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My Tho Bike Tour - The daily distances are not too long and the terrain is gentle.

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My Tho, is the capital of the Tien Giang province in Southern Vietnam.

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Vien Minh Pagoda is with large white statues of the Buddha and Quan The Am Bo Tat (the Goddess of Mercy).

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Southern Vietnamese folk music, performers express feelings and sentiments by improvising, ornamenting and varying the ‘skeletal melody’ of pieces and the main rhythmic patterns.

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Ben Tre is one of the province that is belonged to the Mekong River Delta area, Ben Tre is known as a destination where is very most famous with the coconut candy, this kind of candy is very sweet, soft and perfumed. You should try this sweet candy once you visit Ben Tre.

Activities in Ben Tre

Taking boat trip in Ben Tre is the idea suggestion for your trip to this river water area because this area is moved almost by the boat, there are many different kinds of boat such as the small wooden boat or the motor boat which is run by the machine, the local people at here they row a boat directly by hand, these boats are almost is the small wooden boats, with this kind of boat it is easy for the local people row around and inside the small canals in their this area.

Beside taking a boat is the normal vehicle in Ben Tre, you are also easy to ride a bike around the small villages at here, this activity is also a very interested and fun experience which you also should not miss to try it once travel this sight. Arrival here, you not only should take part in the local activities such as rowing boat, working with the locals at here to do the coconut candy in the candy factories but also you also have a chance to hear the folk songs that are sung by the locals whole live in Ben Tre, this activity is really very fun and worthwhile, it must be included in your trip to Ben Tre.

Famous food in Ben Tre

Traveling to Ben Tre, you also should try the famous and traditional dish of the local people at here such as Com Dua nowadays there are not many people whose can cook this kind of food because it requests very skillful and spend a lot of time to cook a pot of Com Dua, the second famous food in Ben Tre is Banh Trang this kind of cake is the most famous in My Long, Ben Tre, there are a lot of tourist really like to try this cake once travel here. The third famous food at here is Banh Phong, this cake has a very special taste, it attaches all people who stand nearby the place where cook this cake, you never should miss to try this cake if travel to this water river area. Beside the famous food and dishes above, this destination is also known with many different delicious dishes such as Grilled Snakehead Fish, Chuoi Dap, Banh Xeo Oc Gao, Banh Canh Bot Xat, Chuot Dua, Duong Dua, Chao Cua Dong, Keo Dua this is a very sweet candy, it is not only famous in this area but also very famous with all Vietnamese children, it is sole at everywhere in each province of Vietnam.

It takes around two hours by bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre, the road is easy and fast for the tourist from Saigon to this site, so you should visit this place if you stay in Saigon. Ben Tre is one of the most famous destination in the Mekong River in the southern Vietnam, if you have a short time to explore the Mekong River is this water site is an ideal site to take a boat trip at here because it just need a day trip to explore this area.

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