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Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Côn Đảo, Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, Vietnam

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About Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Côn Đảo Prison, also Côn Sơn Prison, is a prison on Côn Sơn Island the largest island of the Côn Đảo archipelago in southern Vietnam .today it is in Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province. The prison was built in 1861 by the French colonists to jail those considered especially dangerous to the colonial government. Many of the high-ranking leaders of Vietnam were detained here. It is ranked a special historical relic of national importance by the government of Vietnam.



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Côn Đảo National Park2.29km from Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Côn Đảo National Park is a natural reserve area on Côn Đảo Island, in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province in coastal southeastern Vietnam. The park includes a part of the island and the surrounding sea. The national park is characterized by a diverse ecosystem. Many species of corals and especially the sea turtles, dolphins, and endangered dugongs are found here.

Thiền viện Trúc Lâm Bạc Liêu112.32km from Nhà tù Côn Đảo

One of the big Zen temples in Can Tho, the project is located in My Tho hamlet, My Khanh commune. It is one of the best architectural wonders in this area and also the greenery around this place is truly astonishing. One can enjoy this place very much.

Sro Loun Pagoda (Chen Kieu Pagoda)121.32km from Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Chen Kieu (also known as SroLoun pagoda) is a Khmer pagoda with unique architecture located in Dai Tam commune, My Xuyen district, Soc Trang province. There are a number of beautifully crafted Buddha statues in the garden of Chen Kieu pagoda.

Mahatup Pagoda121.47km from Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Bat Pagoda, lying 25 km southeast away from the downtown of Soc Trang City.B at Pagoda or Chua Doi is also known as Chua Ma Toc and is named for the thousands of bats in the sur­rounding trees.

Angkorajaborey Pagoda140.6km from Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Angkorajaborey Pagoda, also called Ang Pagoda, is located in the Ba Om Pond area of Tra Vinh. It is one of the types in the system of 141 pagodas of the Khmer in Tra Vinh province.

Ao Bà Om140.77km from Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Ba Om Pond is a unique and famous landscape in Tra Vinh Province. The pond is rectangular, 300 m wide, 500 m long. The surface of the pond is clear and blue, covered by lotus flowers and water lilies. A hundred-year-old ancient oily tree whose roots rise from the ground creates strange shapes that attract tourists here.

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Vũng Tàu is an important tourist destination in Vietnam, being particularly well known for its beaches, for its colonial-era architecture, and the Christ of Vũng Tàu, a large statue built by Vietnam's Catholic minority.