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Situated in the Mekong Delta region, My Tho is one of the most popular cities in Southern Vietnam and one of the best stops on our Mekong River cruises. As the capital of Tien Giang Province, the City is also a hub for education, economics, and technology. With a vast array of attractions, My Tho is the ultimate place to experience true Vietnamese culture, history, and modernity.

Top Attractions in My Tho

Vinh Trang Temple

The Vinh Trang Temple is among one of the most popular attractions in My Tho, with many tourists visiting each year. Surrounded by fruit trees and situated within two hectares of land, the Vinh Trang Temple is exquisite both inside and out.

Comprised of five buildings, two courtyards, and 178 ornate pillars, the Vinh Trang Temple gives tourists the chance to explore its grounds at their leisure. With numerous precious statues, architects and relics to view, it’s easy to spend hours exploring this exquisite structure and its contents.

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Yin Buddhist Temple

Just three miles outside of the City Centre, the Yin Buddhist Temple is easy for tourists to access and well-worth visiting. Mixing Japanese tiles, Renaissance-inspired patterns, Romanesque arches, and traditionally Vietnamese design and architecture, the Temple offers a wonderful blend of styles.

Con Tan Long

As well as visiting the stunning Vinh Trang Temple during your time in My Tho, you’ll want to explore the many other sights the city has to offer. Just a five-minute boat ride away is C?n Tân Long or Dragon Island. Filled with longan orchards, C?n Tân Long features picturesque shores, cafes, and restaurants.

Tortoise Island and Unicorn Island

Tortoise Island and Unicorn Island are both simple trips from My Tho, and both offer an entertaining mix of banana-wine workshops and delicious coconut candy.

Dong Tam Snake Farm

If you’re feeling adventurous, the Dong Tam Snake Farm is situated just outside of the City and is home to over fifty species of snakes and other animals. The largest snake raising center in Vietnam, visitors can learn about conservation efforts and rare species, as well as hosting a range of fun activities for children and young people.

With world-renowned restaurants and well-known eateries located in My Tho, the City may be the perfect place to explore the local cuisine. Stop by for lunch or dinner, or make a reservation to dine of gourmet food created by world-class chefs and culinary experts.

As one of the busiest cities in Southern Vietnam, My Tho is home to a varied range of markets, hotels, shops, restaurants, bars, and cafes. Interspersed with historical sites, religious buildings and cultural phenomena, the City gives you the opportunity to explore the region as you choose.

For guests aboard Pandaw river cruises, you can arrange your trip to ensure you incorporate a stop at My Tho. With the opportunity to explore Vietnam as you’ve never seen it before, the luxurious Classic Mekong river cruise is a fantastic way to explore the city of My Tho.