Here are the top 6 tourist attractions to see in Con Dao Islands:

1. The Prison Museum

4.5 /5

0 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Con Dao Islands

Providing a peek into the island's more bleak and violent periods of history, the prison museum is far more than just a tourist site. It opens up a perspective to the visitors of just how far Vietnam has come from its war-torn past. There are more than 2000 separate exhibits here, each with its own share of importance. This includes Dioramas, documents, and even enactments of wartime prison atrocities.

2. Bai An Hai

4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Con Dao Islands

Bai An Hai, also known as An Hai Beach, is a beautiful shore with a view of green mountains and fishing boats anchored to the coast. Located off the southwest coast of Con Son Islands, it is among the least populated and virgin Beaches of Vietnam.

3. Chua Van Son

4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Con Dao Islands

Translating to mean 'Cloudy Hill Palace', the Van Son Pagoda is among the few religious buildings on the Con Dao Islands. Although not a place of importance from the religious point of view, the pagoda offers sweeping views of the Con Son Bay, the lake and of course, the town of Con Dao.

4. Dam Trau Beach

3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Con Dao Islands

Located just about 200 metres to the west of the Con Dao Airport, Dam Trau Beach is an exhilarating expanse of yellow sand and crystal clear blue waters. Stretching as far as the eye can see, on one hand, lies the sandy shore and on the other tall rock formations. Mostly populated by the local fishing community. Its unspoilt environs attract beach lovers from world over.

5. Bai Dat Doc Beach

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Con Dao Islands

Dat Doc Beach is  a white sand beaches with a mesmerising backdrop of sorrounding forest mountains.

6. Hang Duong Cemetery

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Con Dao Islands

Hang Duong Cemetery is a shrine to 20,000 national heroes of the country who died when they were imprisoned or were executed. The most respected among these national heroes is the grave of Vo Thi Sau - a 14-year old martyr who took up arms against the French Resistance at a tender age. Her sacrifice is revered and respected among the locals who come here to pay homage to the freesom fighter.

FAQs on Con Dao Islands

How can I commute within Con dao islands?

Walking on foot is the best way of getting around Con Son as it is a small village. Better still, motor bikes are available for rent and also as taxis. Before you get off on your bike make sure that the fuel tank is full because of the limited timings of the petrol sale which are 7:00-10:30 AM and 2:00- 4:00 PM. If you want to go to and from the airport, Hotels also arrange for minibuses which provide this service. Taxis are also easily available but can be significantly costlier. If you want to visit other (inhabited) islands, boats are also available.

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What are the top sightseeing places in Con dao islands?

The top sightseeing places in Con dao islands are The Prison Museum, Bai An Hai , Chua Van Son, Dam Trau Beach, Bai Dat Doc Beach, Hang Duong Cemetery.
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