Like a green oasis floating on the Tien River, ecotourism zone is located on a Con Phung Island Tan Thach Commune, Chau Thanh District, Ben Tre Province is one of the most attractive destinations for ecotourism tourists in the country every opportunity to visit their homeland of Dong Khoi.
Con Phung also called Tan Vinh alcohol. Con Phung at first only a floating island between Tien in 1930 with an area of 28 ha, but because of abundant alluvial every year but this had risen to over 50 ha.
This is one of four alcohol on the river My Tho is located under the concept noble omen bring peace and happiness are: dragon, unicorn, tortoise, serve. The dragon is “long”, alcohol Thoi Son is “time”, Alcohol Regulations (just Ba Lai River) as “regulations”, and Con Phung (also known as islet Dao Dua) is “to serve”. The name has since Con Phung Nguyen Thanh Nam to South Korea this Buddhist temple built in the early twentieth century. When this work is building, the workers picked up a bowl-shaped neck Phoenix bird, so named Con Phung. Also, the reason it also known as Coconut Island Dao Nguyen Thanh Nam is due to come here to build Buddhist pagodas South Korea, have formed a sect known as Dao Dua. Dao Dua policy brings peace, live fruit.
One point that tourists can not miss a visit to the ruins Dao Dua about 1.500m ² area. The remains were preserved architecture is built from the Dao Dua cardinals – Nguyen Thanh Nam (1909-1990) with a 9 yard dragon; Peace Tower (former station), where he sat Dao Dua lectures and spread religious law. The tower architecture with mysterious markings touching up the dragon, phoenix is associated with shards of crockery, cup warmer and a huge towering peaks. In his gallery Dao Dua also recorded his images during his life, until his death …
From a distance, raised island between Con Phung Tien gentle, this brings a sense of fun to sit on the visitors enjoy boat and canoe river scenes of the West. Con Phung also attracted tourists by the definition of living life of the people here are associated with handicrafts made from coconut. Tourists can visit the coconut candy production facility, producing souvenirs from the tree, coconut shell ….
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Con Phung like a miniature village west of the Mekong Delta. Visitors can explore and experience the many unique features, cultural practices in the rustic life of the people of Ben Tre coconut. Land in this fertile alluvial, lush fruit. Many families still living mainly on honey bee from flower label and some other flowers. Horse riding, visiting orchards, stopping to rest under coconut thatch house to drink tea with honey and blueberries, enjoy the food tropical fruit. In addition, tourists can enjoy a special cultural attractions of the West, it is traditional music element.
Coming to Con Phung, after lunch with rustic food with bold flavor of the South River area, visitors will be leaned back in the quiet hammock under the shade of light to garden labels.
At present, the Con Phung Eco-tourism is being invested in upgrading the system restaurants, hotels, amusement parks, wildlife parks, traditional villages, architectural restoration Dao Dua … to improve the quality of services and attractions. Thus, each year, Con Phung attract tens of thousands of visitors in the country to visit.