Travel to Rach Gia – The beautiful coastal city of Kien Giang, Vietnam (Part 1)

Rach Gia is the biggest city of Kien Giang province, located in a strategic position on the southwest coast, far from City. Ho Chi Minh is about 200km. This place is blessed by nature with a long, romantic coastline and a rich and diverse ecosystem. Rach Gia not only attracts tourists by its natural beauty but also by its unique culture and hospitable people. Ha Tien Vegas will suggest you 12 places to visit in Rach Gia, including many historical and cultural sites on the mainland or beautiful beaches and islands. Part 1 of this article will suggest 4 locations within Rach Gia city: Tam Bao Pagoda, Tam Quan Gate, Nguyen Trung Truc Temple and Kien Giang Museum House.

1.   Tam Bao Pagoda

Located in Kien Giang province, Tam Bao Pagoda is famous for being a long-standing ancient pagoda and holds great spiritual significance for local people. Not only does it impress with its unique architecture, but it also preserves many Buddha statues made from precious wood and have high historical value.

Although the pagoda has undergone renovations to make it more durable over time, its ancient and solemn beauty still leaves tourists impressed. You can come to worship, pray for luck and “check in” at the temple easily.

2.   Tam Quan gate

If you are still wondering what to do in Rach Gia, then you definitely should not miss Tam Quan gate. This is considered a symbol of Rach Gia city and has a traditional Vietnamese design. The construction of three domes with flexible sizes, large and small, combined with pure Vietnamese decorative motifs helps the gate become impressive in the eyes of visitors from all over.

3.   Nguyen Trung Truc Temple

With unique, ancient architecture including the main hall, Tay corridor and Dong corridor, this destination will make you fall in love with its impressive construction style. Currently, Nguyen Trung Truc temple is also a free herbal medicine clinic for people in difficult circumstances.

Visitors can come to the temple from the 26th to the 28th of the Eighth lunar month, because at this time a festival to commemorate and worship national hero Nguyen Cong Tru will take place. This is an opportunity for you to better understand holiday customs in Vietnam, expressing gratitude to heroes who have contributed to the country and the people.

4.   Kien Giang Museum House

Kien Giang Museum House was previously known as the home of landlord Tran Nhue. One of the highlights that helps this project create attraction to this day is the architectural style combining East and West. You will be surprised by the luxurious, splendid and sophisticated beauty of the entire house.

After many years of construction and renovation, the museum still retains its ancient and luxurious beauty, making any visitor admire. If you wonder what Rach Gia has to offer, come here to visit and explore the precious wood artifacts displayed and managed over many years.

Wishing you a fun and meaningful trip to Rach Gia! Looking forward to part 2 of this article!

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