Relics and Landscapes

02/08/2016 21:18

TINH XA NIRVANA

Tinh Xa Nirvana is located on the slide of Nho mountain, this is a combination of Eastern and Western architectures: the Central Chamber has Buddha Nirvana statue lying on one’s side forwarding the West. On the right, there is Bat Nha boat where is decorated with many flowers and trees and Tho Da forest to reappear the legend about Grotama Crown Prince who saved the life of the people. Bat Nha boat yard has bell tower with four curved roofs, the gables were installed with copper statues, and Dai Hong Bell made of copper was placed inside with deep hollow notes. Ln the front of the Central Chamber, there is a big incense-burner with the pictures of fours supernatural creatures of “Dragon-Unicorn-Tortoise-Phoenix” which were assembled meticulously with broken ceramic pieces of different types.

 

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02/08/2016 21:16

THICH CA PHAT DAI PAGODA

Thich Ca Phat Dai is the most typical and biggest pagoda in Vung Tau with typical architectures following the storey about the life of Buddha Shakyamuni from the time the Buddhist was born until going to Nirvana. Thich Ca Phat Dai is the typical Buddhism works of Vung Tau in particular and in Vietnam in general with many visitors to visit and worship every year.

Tran Phu street, ward 5, Vung Tau city

 

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02/08/2016 21:14

ANCIENT CANNON BATTLEFIELD

 

Ancient Canon Battlefield was constructed by the French colonialism for more than one century ago which is connected between Lon mountain and Nho mountain of Vung Tau city to create the safe corridor for the Southeast region border gate governed by the French. The Ancient Cannon Battlefield was divided into three areas: Da bridge Cannon Battlefield, Lon mountain Cannon Battlefield and Tao Phung Cannon Battlefield. Vung Tau Ancient cannon Battlefield is within the biggest collection of ancient weapons of Indochina with high historical value and was recognized by Ministry of Culture and Information as the National historical relic 1994. 

 

Tran Phu street, ward 5, Vung Tau city and Ha Long street, ward 2, Vung Tau city

 

 

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02/08/2016 21:14

BAI DAU VIRGIN MARY STATUE

Bai Dau Virgin Mary Statue is located on the side of Tuong Ky mountain (Lon mountain) and constructed in 1992. The statue is in white with height of 25m forwarding the sea and holds Jesus Christ. Within the campus of Bai Dau Virgin Mary church, there is a giant religious architecture. There is the way to the peak of Lon mountain to see the whole view of Vung Tau city. The finish location is the Holy Cross and follow the road of 14 ways of the Christ.

 

Tran Phu street, ward 5, Vung Tau city

 

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02/08/2016 21:13

BACH DINH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Located on the side of Lon mountain, Bach Dinh is an interesting destination which attracts many visitors. Bach Dinh was constructed by the French to be the resort for the Governor-General of Indochina Paul Doumer.

Visiting Bach Dinh, the visitors will be impressed with the green color of the nature with trees, flowers, pure air and ancient color of the building. For more than 100 years, Bach Dinh still keeps its charming, luxurious and solemn characters. In 1992, Bach Dinh was recognized by Ministry of Culture and Information as the National historical relic. This place also displays the collection of ceramic objects of Thanh Dynasty found in Cau island, Con Dao district which is very beautiful and historically meaningful.

 

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02/08/2016 21:12

LONG SON BIG HOUSE

Long Son Big House was constructed by Mr. Le Van Muu - a follower of Tu An Hieu Nghia religion in Long Son island commune, Vung Tau city at the beginning of XX century.

The Big House was constructed in an area of 2 ha and divided into 3 zones: Worshipping zone, School zone, Long Son Hoi building. Annually, on the Death Anniversary of Mr. Tran (Lunar 20/02) and Trung Cuu day (Lunar 09/09), Long Son Big House organizes festival which attracts many visitors throughout the country. Together with the festival and customs, Long Son Big House is an attractive destination for the domestic and foreign visitors. 

 

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02/08/2016 21:12

LIGHTHOUSE

 

 

Vung Tau Lighthouse was constructed for the first time in Viet Nam in 1862 after the French Army occupied 3 Southeast provinces. 
Lighthouse tower is cylinder-shaped with height of 18m and diameter of 3m and has a spiral staircase leading to nearly the peak of the tower and the access to the external corridor to watch the whole view of Vung Tau city. For many years, the Lighthouse is an attractive destination for the visitors when visiting Vung Tau for not only its historical value and giant architecture but also the charming and dreamlike landscape. 

 

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02/08/2016 21:11

JESUS CHRIST STATUE

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jesus Christ Statue is located on Nho mountain at the height of 170m comparing to the sea water level which was constructed by the Catholicism in 1974 and finished in 1993. Jesus Christ Statue is a large-scale religious works at regional level and an attractive tourism destination to many visitors
Ha Long street, ward 2, Vung Tau city
 

 

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02/08/2016 21:09

THANG TAM DEITY TEMPLE

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thang Tam Deity Temple is the place where keeps the typical cultural features of the fisher in Vung Tau and bring both common features of Vietnamese villages and the typical features in worshiping religion and cultural life of Vung Tau people. 
Besides the historical and cultural values, Thang Tam Deity Temple is the place to organize traditional festivals. Visiting Thang Tam Deity Temple on the occasion of festival, the visitors will experience an interesting trip during their stays in Vung Tau.
Hoang Hoa Tham street, Thang Tam ward, Vung Tau city
Add: Hoang Hoa Tham street, Thang Tam ward, Vung Tau city
 
 

 

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02/08/2016 21:08

HON BA

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
From Nghing Phong cape to the sea, the visitors will see a small island with white and dreaming sea waves and so poetic, that is Hon Ba. 
Hon Ba is about 200m away from Nho mountain and is a beautiful spot of Vung Tau, which attract many visitors to visit and worship for good lucks at the temple constructed here.
 
Nghinh Phong cape, Ha Long street, ward 2, Vung Tau city
Nghinh Phong cape, Ha Long street, ward 2, Vung Tau city
 
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