Tiếng Việt

PHAN THIET CITY

Means of conveyance: A/c car, sampan

Duration: 5 hours

Departure time: 8:00 am or 13:00 pm.

+ Our Car will pick-up you to Phan Thiet fishing port. Here you will witness the trade activities that fresh seafood is be crowded at Con Cha fish market.

+ Next to visit the famous places in Phan Thiet such as: The Ho Chi Minh museum, Duc Thanh school, Quan Thanh temple (Ong Pagoda), The Thuy Tu temple wherethe largest Whale skeleton in VietNam is showcased.

+ Our car will back to your hotel, on the road will be visited: Phi Long sand painting, Prince's castle (Lau Ong Hoang), and the renowned Poshanu Cham towers.

TOUR PRICE (VNĐ/Pax without VAT):

2 PAX 3-4 PAX 5-7 PAX 8 - 15 PAX
820.000 630.000 460.000 440.000

INCLUDE:
+ A/c Car, sampan, lifebouy, hat, entrance fee, bottled water, cool handkerchief, English speaking guide and insurance fee.

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DUC THANH SCHOOL

+ Duc Thanh stands for “Giao duc thanh nien” ( The education for young generation ). It’s located in Phan Thiết city (Binh Thuan province) which Nguyen Ai Quoc-Ho Chi Minh used to work as a teacher in. Nguyen Trong Loi and Nguyen Quy Thanh, sons of famous poet Nguyen Thong who founded Duc Thanh high school to respond to Duy Tan movement initiated by Phan Chu Trinh, Tran Quy Cap and Huynh Thuc Khang.

+ The high school was built in 1907 (the same year with Đong Kinh Nghia Thuc high school) because of the location - Thanh Đuc village (39 Trung Nhi street, Đuc Nghia ward, Phan Thiết city nowadays). 1910, teacher Truong Gia Moi introduced Nguyen Tat Thanh to came Phan Thiet and worked at this school The school had about 60 students and 7 teachers of Chinese literature, France literature, physical education…Nguyen Tat Thanh touch junior class, mostly about national language and Chinese literature

+ At that time, besides his work, he also spread the patriotism, the gratefulness with the ancestries. When he had free time or in the outdoor activities, he took his students to nice places in Phan Thiet city for example: Thuong Chanh beach, Thieng cave, Đuc Nghia communal house in the village

+ In the February of 1911, Nguyen Tat Thanh left Duc Thanh high school and Phan Thiet to Sai Gon. Few years later, Mr. Nguyen Trong Loi passed away and Mr. Nguyen Quy Thanh moved to Sai Gon so that nobody took charge of this school. It was one of the main reasons to close Duc Thanh high school in 1912.

+ Address: 39 Trung Nhi street, Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan
Source: phanthietvn.com

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ONG PAGODA

+ Ong pagoda is considered as the most ancient and largest one of the Chinese in Binh Thuan, which is located Duc Nghia ward, Phan Thiet city. According to the document in Spirit Family or the traces carved on the girder of the sanctum top, the pagoda was built in 1770.The pagoda includes a row of houses creating majesty general building on a rather large area. The girders of the pagoda are elaborately carved and there are pairs of vermillion lacquered and gilded wood panels on the columns. There are also many wood carving paintings that describes classic references in a vivid way. In the sanctum, many details are carved meticulously, which deeply carries out Chinese architecture.

+ The overall architecture here is initialized from a large Chinese temple built to worship Quan Cong (Quan Thanh De Quan – Quan Van Truong mandarin in the time of the Three kingdoms). In Dai Nam Nhat Thong Chi Book , episode 12, it is called "Quan Cong Temple" , exactly to the name at that time. Nowadays, in the entrance of the pagoda, there is a signboard carrying three words “ Quan Thanh Mieu” written on it. Furthermore, inside the pagoda, they have worshiped only the statue of Quan Thanh De Quan together with other statues, but not Budda; besides there have been no head monks here. But among the masses of people from the old day until now, both the Vietnamese and Chinese people have been used to calling it “Ong pagoda”. The pagoda has an architecture and decorative style of Chinese art. The successsive blocks create the word "Kim".

+ The most interesting point in the architecture of the temple is the system of pillars, horns elaborately carved rafter, somewhat sharp and very similar in technical carved temples of Vietnam. All main columns are hung pairs of vermillion lacquered and gilded wood panels on. The most fantastic point is the paintings that describe Chinese classic references in eighteenth century. There are many striking pictures moved from China in the early of twentieth century. Moreover, there are nearly 100 pictures with different styles and contents in the pagoda.


Source: phanthietvn.com

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VAN THUY TU

+ Van Thuy Tu is the temple where worships the biggest whale’s bone in Viet Nam. It’s loacated at Ngu Ong street, Duc Thang ward, Phan Thiet city. Van Thuy Tu was built in “Nham Ngo”- the year of house (1762) with the main gate to the Eastern sea. The architecture of this temple is small and normal as the other ones in the Middle land of Viet Nam but there are many diffirent things inside it. The main altar in the center of Van Thuy Tu worshipping Nam Hai and Ngoc Lan saint; Thuy Long Thanh Phi’s queen is on the left; Thai Hieu saint’s is on the right. There is a Quan Thanh’s shrine next to the main altar + Address: Ngu Ong street, Duc Thang ward, Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan
Source: phanthietvn.com

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LAU ONG HOANG

+ Lau Ong Hoàng includes a collection of hills and mountains, rivers and sea, temples…which contribute to an area of tourist attraction. Co mountain is quite high and there are 4 hills going up and down near the sea. Among them, Co mountain, Ba Nai hill, Phu Hai estuary and the ancient fishing village which is about 7 kilometers to the Northeast of Phan Thiet, are the most beautiful places.

+ In 1911, a French duke – De Montpensier visited here and went for a hunt in some adjacent hills. When he saw the wonderful scenery of this landscape, he had the idea of buying this land and built a villa in order to take a rest during his later trips and hunting here. His aspiration was accepted by a French authority in Bình Thuận (ambassador Ganier). He agreed to sell Bà Nài hill for him.

+ On January 21st, 1911, the villa was built and finished nearly a year after that. The villa is about 536 square meters and divided into 13 rooms. It was located near the Chăm Pôshanư tower, about 100 meters to the South. While conveying the building materials, they damaged the wall at the front main door. This is a beautiful villa with convenient facilities. There are an electric generator at night and many reservoirs keeping rain-water enough for use during a year, which is considered as the most modern in Bình Thuận at that time. Since that, Phan Thiết people got used to call this hill, which was built by ambassador De Montpensier, as “Lầu ông Hoàng” . In July, 1917, the ambassador sold this villa for a French hotel owner – Prasetts… After the appearance of Lầu Ông Hoàng, a French named Bell constructed Ngọc Lâm hotel in a nearby hill to serve the French. Many years later, when the famous Vietnamese poet – Hàn Mạc Tử came here and had some unforgettable memories, “Lầu ông Hoàng” become more and more meaningful to many people. In the anti-French resistance war, the villa was destroyed. Nowadays, there are only the foundation of the villa, reservoirs and memories in Phan Thiết local people left.

+ Also, at “Lau Ong Hoang”, the French army built a system of military posts with many steel rod block houses to dominated Phan Thiet county town.

+ On June 14th, 1947, a great battle of a squad belonging to Hoàng Hoa Thám combat unit happened. It was commanded by the comrade Nguyễn Minh Châu. They wiped out many enemies, withdrew many weapons including a machine gun Vitke, a light machine gun and many other war booties. Then, Vietnamese usually called it as the Lầu ông Hoàng victory.

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POSHANU CHAM TOWER

+ Poshanu Cham Towers, located on Ong Hoang (Mr Heaven) Hill - 7 km to the northeast of Phan Thiet City, are one of the most precious and important cultural vestiges of the Champa Kingdom. Beside three main towers, there was once a temple, but it has been buried in the ground for more than 300 years. Inside the main tower, there is still a symbol of the genitals of men and women, which is worshipped by the Cham. They are called Linga and Yoni.

THIS GROUP OF POSHANU CHAM TOWER TEMPLES WAS CONSTRUCTED ON THE LATER HALF OF EIGHTH CENTURY BY THE CHAMPA PEOPLE TO WORSHIP SHIVA-THE GOD THAT IS ADORED BY THE INDIAN AND THE CHAM. UNTIL 15TH CENTURY, A TOWER WAS BUILT TO WORSHIP PRINCESS PO SAH INU, THE DAUGHTER OF KING PARA CHANH . SINCE THIS EVENT, THE TEMPLES ARE NAMED POSHANU.

+ This is the only Cham architectural work in Phan Thiet. It was built 1,200 years ago. However, there are only three towers remaining (main tower, medium tower, and small tower). Inside the main tower, there are stone altars of Linga and Yoni. They are the symbol of Shiva with many carved and sculptured patterns reflecting existence and growth of Cham reproduction. In some documents in the late of 19th century, there was a stone bull in the medium tower, but the stone bull disappeared. Today, these towers belong to Cham villages of Ma Lam, Ham Tri, and Ham Phu. Annually, local people from other places come to Poshanu Towers to conduct religious ceremonies. In recent years, since this monument was remodeled and restored, the level of visiting and ritual performace of the Cham has been increasing.

+ During Kate festival, at Poshanu Cham Towers, the atmosphere here is so exciting. The Cham group holds important ritual customs and featuring festive activities. Tourists from everywhere come here to visit, explore and admire traditional features of Cham culture.

+ Poshanu Cham Towers were recognized as national architectural and artistic monument.

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WINE CASTLE

+ Inspired from the charming Napa Valley of the US, Sea Links City proudly introduces its first Castle in Mui Ne and ever in Vietnam. The authentically-styled, Western-prototyped castle, breathtaking views abound at every turn – mustard in picturesque rolling hills planted with vineyards year-round of every stature dot the landscape of the Sea Links City. Whether you are wine tasters or visitor at the Castle, refreshing the soul of yourself with the unique circling of the medieval style architect with light and cozy atmosphere makes RD Wine Castle the premium destination in Mui Ne for Passionate Travelers and Wine Connoisseurs.

+ Enjoy a tour of tasting senses throughout the Castle. We can’t bring to you the Napa Valley but we are sure to deliver the premium standing tasting technique for your winery experience. For Connoisseurs and Wine Lovers, sips after sips of Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon and more no doubt leaves you tipsy moments and endless gossiping hangouts.

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