(Cinet)- Binh Duong is a province of Vietnam. It is located in the Southeast region of the country, immediately to the north of Ho Chi Minh City. The province covers an area of 2,694.43 square kilometers and it had a population of 1,691,400 people ( Statistic data in 2011). Binh Duong is divided into 4 districts :Bau Bang, Dau Tieng, Bac Tan Uyen, Phu Giao, 4 towns: Thuan An, Di An, Ben Cat, Tan Uyen and 1 provincial city Thu Dau Mot. Binh Duong is home to about 15 ethnic groups , the largest is the ethnic Vienamese, followed by Chinese and Kh’mer.
Known as a old battlefield, Binh Duong owned many named-places , like Phu Loi, Bau Bang, Ben Suc, Lai Khe, Red house , especially D War zone with Iron Triangle. By August, 2013 there has been 11 historical and cultural relics recognized by Nation, like Phu Loi prison, Chau Thoi mountain, Hoi Khanh pagoda, Tran Cong Vang, Tran Van Ho ancient house, west- south Ben Cat tunnel, Phu Long communal, D war zon, etc as well as 38 provincial relics.
Binh Duong used to be a part of Gia Dinh, so it owned age-old cultural basement with plentiful of special cultural heritages, typically, Music and song of southern Viet Nam (Don ca tai tu). This kind of music widespread in almost all provinces in Mekong Delta. In December, 2013 Music and Song of southern Vietnam was officially recognized as the World Intangible Heritage.
|Dai Nam is the Greatest complex with restaurants, hotels, entertainment park, spirit tourism
About 40 kilometers far from Ho Chi Minh City, Dai Nam is the Greatest complex with restaurants, hotels, entertainment park, spirit tourism in the whole nation. Covering an area of 450 hectares, Dai Nam hold many national records, like the biggest temple, the longest restaurant, the longest human-made mountain and river, the largest man-made beach,…Besides, visitors knows Binh Duong as a land of fresh and yummy fruits, like custard- apple, jackfruit, rambutan,… Following the journey around Binh Duong, travelers are fascinated by many interested locations: Lai Thieu fruit garden, Soc Xiem Tourism area, Ba pagoda, Hoi Son Chau Thoi pagoda, Hoi Khanh pagoda, Phu An bamboo village, Dau Tieng man-made lake, etc.
|Phu An bamboo village
Moreover, there are a huge amount of traditional handi-craft villages famous for sculpture in wood, hand- made pottery, lacquer picture,… Many productions from these villages were shown in the International Fair as well as exported to France and some countries in Asia. Coming to Binh Duong, visitors could stay in plentiful of hotels in top ranking, including Thanh Đai Nam Hotel, Phuong Nam Resort, Princess Resort & Spa, Sai Gon Park Resort, Becamex Hotel, Green Eye Resort, The Mira Hotel , etc.