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Sa Dec - The Flower Capital of The Mekong Delta

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Many tourists have heard about Sa Dec Mekong Delta but not be very clear about this location. Sa Dec Flower Village is located in Tan Quy Dong Commune, Sa Dec City, Dong Thap Province. This is a traditional village with the history of over hundred years, situated on the banks of Tien River which is always windy, fertile, full of sunlight year-round and called the land of ornamental flowers.

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Sa Dec Flower Village is located in Tan Quy Dong Commune, Sa Dec City, Dong Thap Province

How to Get to Sa Dec Mekong Delta?

The Sa Dec Flower Village is about 150 kilometers far from Ho Chi Minh City. It takes around 3 hours to get Sa Dec Mekong Delta by coach. Tourists usually combine Sa Dec Flower Village as a spot in their Mekong Delta full-day tour.

If you are looking for a whole day tour of exploring charming Mekong Delta but not planning to stay overnight, check out our highly-rated Mekong Delta tour with interesting activities!

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When to travel to Sa Dec Mekong Delta?

Lunar New Year is usually seen as the best occasion in the year to visit Sa Dec Mekong Delta. However, you can take a trip to this village every season in the year. Sa Nhien - Cai Dao flower road is the main road of the village with a length of 2km with all kinds of flowers. Besides the colorful flowers, this place also attracts visitors by many coffee shops with beautiful and eye-catching space.

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Cafe Lang Hoa Sa Dec, a stunning coffee shop in Sa Dec

A special point in Sa Dec Flower Village is that there is no admission charge to all the flower and bonsai gardens. That is one of the reasons why Sa Dec Mekong Delta is a popular attraction for many young visitors.

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No admission is charged for flower and bonsai gardens in Sa Dec

What to do in Sa Dec Flower Village

Obviously, there’s no better place to take photos than a flower garden. There are hundreds of kinds of flowers, bonsai and ornamental plants in this flower village such as Daisy, Moth Orchid, Miniature Rose, Carnation, Marigold,...

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The gorgeous scenery in Sa Dec 

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Besides, while visiting the flower gardens, you have a chance to understand the daily life of the farmers here. They may explain to you their unique cultivation method if they have time. In Sa Dec Mekong Delta, the flowers are grown on the high rigs with the water below. The farmers often use boats to get close to the rigs and take care or harvest the plants.

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Unique cultivation method

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A farmer harvesting flowers

Compared to the market price, the price of flowers and plants in Sa Dec Flower Village is cheaper. It is a great opportunity to bring the most lovely flower pots back home with the lowest price.

Last but not least, don’t forget to visit Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House. This house is known not only for its distinct western-eastern infused architecture but also the love story associated with it. An intense love story between the owner of the house, Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, a wealthy Chinese man, and Marguerite Duras, a beautiful French writer. This was the inspiration for the renowned novel The Lover by Marguerite (later adapted for the big screen).

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Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House

Summary of Sa Dec - The Flower Capital of the Mekong Delta

Every year, a lot of new flowers and plant species have been generated to diversify the flower supplies for the Vietnamese Tet. A new year is coming, Sa Dec Mekong Delta can be one of the best choices for your year-end tour.

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Guest - Vincent Harmon on Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:37

Wow, haven't known about this place before

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