Established in the year 1999, Long Xuyen is the capital city of An Giang Province of Mekong Delta area of South Western Vietnam. Long Xuyen thrives on Hoa Hao religion which is reflected in its Buddhism Centres. The city takes you on a spiritual drive with Catholic Churches and other religious places spanning in the city. Long Xuyen attracts a lot of business tourism because of its developed rice trading and Basa fish processing industry (which is found in abundance here). This makes the capital city a perfect blend of modernisation and local culture with lots to explore and try.
Long Xuyen is the second most prosperous city in its area after Can Tho City and has established itself as an educational hub that attracts foreign students for its academic as well as industrial opportunities. The Ton Duc Thang museum highlights the rich Vietnamese history of Long Xuyen. The evenings are eventful with the floating market being a star attraction.With relatively cheap boarding and lodging and commuting at affordable rates, Long Xuyen is a must visit in Vietnam.
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As specified earlier, Long Xuyen is closer to the border of Cambodia. It is approximately 1,950 km to the south of Hanoi, 189 km away from Ho Chi Minh City and 45 km from the border of Cambodia.The... (Read More)