Attractions of Phan Thiet and MUI ne what to see

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Карта Фантьета и Муйне с достопримечательностями

Phan Thiet and MUI ne is famous for its abundance of attractions, and in the resort area of MUI ne they do not. For them you have to go to the next neighborhood, but there was, to be honest, you will not see anything extraordinary. The main idea of the resort is still centered around the beach and the sea, so should be given in this report, when you go here.

On foot to explore almost nothing will succeed. Will have to get on the transport, but public transport is not here with the exception of one flight of the Shuttle bus between MUI ne and Phan Thiet's city centre.

The easiest way to get acquainted with the local attractions is to join a group tour at one of the many travel agencies. in Phan Thiet and MUI ne a lot of travel agencies focused on the Russians, and thus Russian speakers or even Russian guides. The price may differ from Agency to Agency, but only slightly. Before buying, check whether any of the cost of entrance tickets. Most popular tours: the Red and White sand dunes with Lotus lake; Ke GA lighthouse, mountain and Taku Lying Buddha; hot springs, mud baths and crocodile farm; fishing; trip to Dalat. If you want you can find and excursions, traditionally departing from Ho Chi Minh city: Cu Chi tunnels, Mekong Delta, Cambodia.

You can also rent a car with driver or a taxi, and one day briefly to travel around the surrounding sights. The cost of renting a jeep for 1 day will be$ 50 in a taxi, you can negotiate for$ 40. Of course, for visits to paid attractions you have to pay yourself.

Even better rent a scooter (motorcycle), and it is easy to travel all around. But come to the lease be careful not to overestimate your strength in the management of transport (the transport rental in Phan Thiet see here). Assist in the preparation of the route you can our map of Phan Thiet and MUI ne attractions.

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Cham Towers (Thap Poshanu Towers)

Башни Чамов, Муйне Main tower
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These towers were built in the eighth century, as part of a large temple complex of Cham Kingdom devoted to the worship of Lord Shiva. But more than 300 years ago the temple was destroyed and survived only three towers that you can explore. Inside the main tower there is an altar with two lingams (Liga-yoni) – symbols of Shiva – worship. The towers were restored in the period from 1990 to 2000, the Fishermen living in the area come here to ask the gods for safe fishing and a great catch.

Particularly interesting this attraction will not name, but if your trip to Vietnam is limited only by Antietam and the ne, be sure to check out here.

Read more about the Cham tower in MUI ne here...

🚶 How to get there: the towers are at a distance of 5 kilometers from Phan Thiet on the way to MUI ne, almost at the beginning of the resort zone (the towers on the map). To get here from Central MUI ne beach, even on foot. Turning to the towers from the road is marked by a stone sign that says "Nhomdenthap Cham".

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: admission is 5,000 Dong.

Taku mountain and the statue of the reclining Buda (Ta ku mountain)

Гора Таку, Фантьет A large reclining Buddha

This mountain is located quite far from the resort, but to reach it is definitely worth it. The mountain is 694 meters, and the temperature at the top is several degrees lower than the foot.

The mountain itself includes several attractions, including magnificent natural landscapes and wild jungle, cable car, the pagoda and the largest statue of the reclining Buddha (length 49 meters) in Vietnam. Climb to the top of the funicular, and for lovers of Hiking will be the interesting idea of the ascent on foot through these wild jungle. On the top near the pagoda restaurant. Visitors can spend the night in a hostel in the pagoda or in the Guesthouse upstairs.

Read more about Taku mountain and the statue of the reclining Buddha and photos here...

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: the Cost of visiting TA Cu mountain is different depending on the type of tickets that you choose at checkout. You can only purchase the entrance ticket for 15 000 VND / adult / 10,000 children (to ride); a ticket for a trip in electric vehicle via the 8 000 adults and 4 000 children (not to walk on the territory); and an integrated ticket, which includes entrance fee, electric and ascent/descent by cable car over 100 000. We recommend buying an integrated ticket.

🚶 How to get: Taku mountain is located 30 kilometers southwest of Phan Thiet (the mountain on the map of Phan Thiet). From MUI ne tours on the mountain, some of them includes a visit to the path of the dragon fruit plantations and Ke GA lighthouse. If you rent a transport, to visit the summit can on the way everywhere there are signs on it.

Ke GA Lighthouse (Khe Ga Lighthouse)

Маяк Ке Га, Муйне Ke GA Lighthouse, MUI Ne

It is believed that this is one of the most beautiful lighthouses in South-East Asia. The lighthouse design is executed with use of granite, brought from France, and because of this he looks a real architectural marvel. The height of the lighthouse with stone cliff on which it is located, is 64 meters above sea level and is the highest lighthouse in Vietnam.

The lighthouse is quite far from the ne (30 km South), so they don't usually visit, and combine the trip with a visit to mount Taku.

The lighthouse is located on a small rocky island just a few hundred metres from the shore. You can just see and photograph the lighthouse from shore. But if you want you can swim across to the island and explore the lighthouse in more detail, and even climb stairs. You can use the fishing boat from the shore (of course for a fee), or purchase a tour. Conventional travel Agency that arranges tours from shore at the lighthouse, located on the main road opposite the lighthouse. Drive past and not notice it will not work, as there always are on duty Barker, who at the sight of every tourist popping up on the road and offer their services.

Read more about Ke GA lighthouse and photos here...

🚶 How to get there: the lighthouse is located 30 kilometers South-West of Phan Thiet on a small island (the position of the beacon on the map). Not enough to reach the lighthouse by land, and will have to swim 300 meters to the island by boat. On the shore you can find a boat and negotiate the price (be sure to bargain to a reasonable price), or buy a tour at a travel Agency, which is on the main road opposite the lighthouse.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: the entrance to the lighthouse is 20 000 VND. Even if the lighthouse will be closed, go to the white building at the foot of the lighthouse for tickets and keys.

The fairy stream (Fairy stream)

Ручей Фей, Муйне The fairy stream in 3D View photos in 3D

The name of this stream is translated literally as "the Creek fairies", but it is also called the red brook or "magic mountain river". It is a small river that runs along the sandy canyon through a bamboo and palm forest, along the fields and villages.

This is a good place to get a little acquainted with the nature of war from a distance photographing, and a little closer. Usually the stream come to walk along it or through it on the water. The depth of the Creek is small and all it can take to Wade my toes. However, in some places, the water reaches to the knee. Something where you can climb up the walls of the canyon and walk along the river at the top.

Overall, the place is quite interesting and picturesque and worth a visit, especially if to consider, what to look for in the resort area of MUI ne is practically nothing. Read more about the fairy stream and photos here...

🕐 While workingin the daytime.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 15 000 VND (50.66 RUB, see Vietnam currency and the exchange rate). For the safety of your shoes or guides from among the local youths will have to pay a tip, but you can unsubscribe from these services.

🚶 How to get: Red Creek is located close to the resort area on the way to the village of MUI ne. Easy to get here by motorbike or Bicycle. You need to go to the first bridge (the bridge at red Creek on the map), where you have to leave your vehicle in the paid Parking areas. Next go down to the stream (to the left after the bridge) and walk upstream until you get bored, or to the waterfall.

Factory fish sauce (Fish Sauce Plants)

Фабрика рыбного соуса, Муйне Fish sauce factory

If you like exotic Asian cuisine and use fish sauce, you should definitely visit this place. Although the "factory" here is the conditional characteristic (all done on the street), however it produces the most popular in Viet Nam sauce - fish sauce nuoc mam. The smell in here sometimes is not for the "faint of heart". The fact that the process of production of fish sauce is very similar to the production of soy and oyster sauce. Small fresh fish-anchovies throw in large vats of salt, where it is fermented and fermented (in other words, goes out). Of course, all this creates not a pleasant smell. However, the finished product for many unaccustomed seems too very rapidly-smelling. However, Phan Thiet is one of the world's most renowned manufacturers of Vietnamese fish sauce.

The fish sauce factories in MUI ne is actually several. One of them, a small, near a Creek fairies (to the right of the bridge down to the Creek), and usually combine a visit. A lot of the time you will not spend just a few minutes. Another, larger farm where you can get acquainted with the production process and to buy fish sauce is at the entrance to Phan Thiet.

🚶 How to get: the factory location in the ne look at the map. Falsa factory FISACO is on the way, Nguyen Thong Street at the entrance to Phan Thiet.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Time of work: round the clock.

Fishing harbour (Fisher's harbour)

Рыбацкая гавань, Муйне Fishing harbour

On the road from the resort village of MUI ne, tourists often stop at a Marina, which offers interesting views of the Bay and the coast is dotted with fishing boats. To call the beautiful harbour is difficult, Sokolka here is pretty dirty. However, this is a good place to stop for five minutes to admire the view and take pictures. The best photos out here at dawn, but for good shooting will have to use gradient filters.

🚶 How to get there: location on the map

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Time of work: round the clock.

Red dunes (Red sand dunes)

Красные дюны, Муйне Red dunes, MUI ne

Red dunes, sometimes also referred to as pink, yellow or Golden, smaller White dunes, but they are no less beautiful. Whether a visit to combine with a visit to the White dunes and the red canyon, and that is good, they are very close to the resort area and you can reach them even by Bicycle.

In fact, the dunes are not red, but yellow or orange. They become reddish only under certain lighting conditions.

Read more about red dunes and photos here...

🚶 How to get there: the Red dunes are located near the village of MUI ne (the position of the red dunes on the map). You can get on a motorcycle or bike, you can Park in one of the roadside cafes. Can also be reached by bus from the city of Phan Thiet to MUI ne every 20 minutes, and then walk.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Time of work: round the clock. Best time to visit is around sunset or sunrise

Red canyon (red canyon)

Красный каньон, Муйне Red canyon in MUI ne

Red canyon in MUI ne is about 25 kilometers North of the resort area on the way to the famous white dunes. It is a little remarkable at first glance, the place may not even be noticed, driving past him on the highway. From the road it is similar only to a small crack in the ground, but if you go down to the bottom, its scale is impressive. The canyon stretches to the shore for 2 kilometers, and theoretically, on its bottom it would be possible to reach the shore.

Tourists make a stop here just for a few minutes to stroll and take beautiful pictures. You should definitely go down to the bottom of the canyon, to feel its size, and go a little deeper. Red clay walls are generously covered with inscriptions of the type "Vasya was here", love confessions, and the like, and a lot of labels in Russian. No tourist infrastructure near the canyon here.

Read more about red Canyon in MUI ne, and photos here...

🚶 How to get: Red Canyon in MUI ne is about 25 kilometers from the resort (a stop on the road for the descent into Red canyon on the map). Here you can drive in a rented transport or trip towards the white dunes. Not all tours make a stop here, so check.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Time of work: round the clock.

White sand dunes (the White sand dunes)

Белые дюны, Муйне Camp in white sand dunes, MUI ne

The white sand dunes of MUI ne (White Sand Dunes), along with the Red dunes, considered the most beautiful places in the province and are undoubtedly the most famous attraction in MUI ne. Although it is objectively say that their notoriety far outstrips their beauty. The dune landscape is somewhat reminiscent of the Sahara desert. The entire array of White dunes is quite large, stretching more than 10 kilometers, and is quite far from the resort, which some tourists don't even reach him, taking over his other education along the way. To these same White dunes from the village of MUI ne to go more than 30 kilometers. Which is good, a trip to the white dunes can be combined with a visit to the red dunes, red canyon and the lake of lotuses. Read more about white sand dunes and photos here...

🕐 Time of work: round the clock. Best time to visit is around sunset or sunrise

💵 Entrance fee / cost of tickets: access to the dunes is free, entry to the territory where the camp is, conditional fee is 10,000 VND / person. In fact, this fee is charged illegally just local kids, and you can bargain with them or even to send to hell. However, in the last version there is a possibility that your vehicle might suffer during your absence.

🚶 How to get there: the dunes are 30 kilometers from the village of MUI ne in the North-East. If you're going to get here by yourself, be sure to get a map and don't be afraid once again to ask directions from a local. A frequent mistake is made, sliding down the dunes, seeing in the side of the highway sand hills. The right place where you need to move on the dirt road to the dunes right in the place marked on the map (the exit on the dirt road to the White dunes). Then you can go out and marked on our map the route, and stop where you like it.

Lotus lake

Озеро лотосов, Муйне Lotus lake, MUI ne

Lotus lake is located at the entrance to the White dunes. Rather, there are several lakes and small ponds, in which grow lotuses. The three biggest lakes are called Bau Trang (male lake), Bau Sen (lady lake) and Bau Xoai (mango lake), and all of them called Lotus lakes. Unfortunately, the plants bloom all year round.

Visit the lake worth only if you went to the White dunes, as to go very far.

All that you can do to enjoy the blooming lotuses and take pictures of them. Swimming in the lakes is not recommended, the depth is very large (up to 22 metres) and very easy to get confused with their feet in algae and stems of the Lotus. In addition, the standing water and fresh water, and therefore have a chance to pick up an infection.

🚶 How to get there: the lake is located at the entrance to the White dunes. The position of the largest Lotus lake Bau Trang on the map.

Plantations Of Prickly Pear

Плантации Питахайи, Муйне Plantations Of Prickly Pear, The Ne

In the vicinity of Phan Thiet is a lot of dragon fruit plantations of fruit, also known as Dragon Eye. Some of these plantations are located right along the main roads, and there is no need to get somewhere in the Outback. The greatest number of such plantations can be found on the way to Taku mountain along highway QL1. If a little off the road, you can see even more impressive field.

Specifically to go in order to see the plantation, on highway QL1 is not necessary, but if you are planning a visit to Taku mountain to the big Buddha, you can stop and see how grows this cactus fruit that many think is just a fruit from the tree.

🚶 How to get there: the plantation can be seen along highway QL1 just South of MUI ne and Phan Thiet.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Time of work: round the clock.

The City Of Phan Thiet

Стоянка рыбацких судов, Фантьет Parking fishing vessels, Phan Thiet

The city of Phan Thiet can be seen as one of the attractions that can be visited from the resort of MUI ne. Although it is quite modern and large town by Vietnamese standards, there's plenty to see and do when they get bored of lying on the beaches of MUI ne.

First of all, most tourists go here for shopping in the supermarket Coop Mart, and that their familiarity with Antietam ends. However, if time permits, you can walk around town and get to know him. Da Nang is still a fishing town. Right in town near the bridge over the river you can see a large Parking fishing boats. Near this bridge is a small beautiful Park with a water tower and several statues and monuments, which are a local landmark.

🚶 How to get there: to get to Phan Thiet from the resort MUI ne is easiest by taxi or rented transport, and the cheapest on the bus # 1 (price from 6000 to 16000 VND), which passes by Coop Mart and then drove across the bridge.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Time of work: round the clock.

Phan Thiet water tower

Водонапорная башня Фантьета Phan Thiet water tower

In the center of Phan Thiet city is the water tower, which looks rather similar to the flag tower or monument. So, actually, eventually happened. If initially (in 1934) the tower was built as a water, now has lost this function and became just beautiful landmark and part of the flag tower.

Interestingly, I designed this tower the king of Laos Sutanovac, which at that time was the chief architect of the city of Phan Thiet. The tower height of 32 meters. Today it is one of the most recognizable symbols of Phan Thiet.

🚶 How to get there: the Tower is located in a small Park in the center of Phan Thiet (Tower on the map). You can reach it from the Coop Mart on foot.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Time of work: round the clock.

Temple Van Thuy Tu whale Temple

Храм кита

This unfairly forgotten by tourists, the temple built in the distant 1762 – one of the most unusual places in Phan Thiet. It is different from thousands of other temples that within it is a huge whale skeleton. It is set right in the hall and can see and touch. The length of the skeleton is 22 meters, and say that this is the biggest whale skeleton in Asia. They say that during the life of this whale weighed 65 tons. Here is more than 100 parts of skeletons of other whales and some other marine life. But why, you ask, it is stored in the temple, not in the Zoological Museum, for example?

According to legend this whale rescued a fisherman who died at sea due to bad weather. And considering that early Cham and Khmer cultures worshipped the whales, the whale was placed in the temple.

But the interesting thing is that the local fishermen still arrange a proper funeral for the dying whales with all the honors and ceremonies. Few years buried whale exhumed, and his bones are transferred to the temple. Last whale funeral was held in da Nang in 2002.

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: free.

🕐 Working time: the temple is open daily from 09:00 to 17:00.

🚶 How to get there: the temple is located in the center of Phan Thiet address 54 Ngu Ong (temple map). You can reach it from the Coop Mart on foot. If you take the bus No. 1 one more stop and exit after the bridge, the walk will be even closer.

The Ho Chi Minh Museum in Phan Thiet

As in any big city of Vietnam, Phan Thiet has its own Museum dedicated to Ho Chi Minh city. Here are the history of the region, as well as exhibits related to the life of the great leader.

On the site of the Museum was located before the chief's home, where he lived for a time, and right opposite the Museum across the street is a school Duc Thanh school where he taught. But even if you are not a fan of the great leader, the other exhibits telling the story of Phan Thiet and the region as a whole, may be of interest to you.

🕐 Working time: from 07:00 to 17:00 except Monday

💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 3,000 VND.

🚶 How to get there: the Museum is located in the center of Phan Thiet on the river Bank at the address 39 Trung Nhi (Museum map). You can reach it from the Coop Mart on foot. If you take the bus No. 1 one more stop and exit after the bridge, the walk will be even closer.

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Henrietta 23 Nov, 2014

I personally know people who are constantly living in MUI ne and working remotely. Problems with the Internet in MUI ne no, Wi-Fi in every guest.
But it is necessary to pay attention in the choice of housing, because in the gest, where we lived last year, the Internet was only on the first and second floors. ...
admin 23 November, 2014

It's probably still not on the guest houses, and decent housing. Besides, Wi-Fi in hotels for real work is not suitable, to know yourself. Sometimes speed is important, as well as the stability of the connection. To walk around the room to catch network and put the chair near the door, that was the signal, all of which I passed. ...
Irinak 2 December, 2014
live in the guestbook. the Internet super. watch movies online. all individually! ...
Gal 23 January, 2015
Hello! How dangerous is it to climb alone on the mountain Taku? There is a desire to climb to the top, but are afraid of tropical insects or snakes. ...
admin 23 January, 2015

Yes, before cable road was built, only walking to and raised. There's even still the path remained,they say, abandoned and overgrown with jungle. However, in my opinion, there will have to rise about two hours, the route is not for everyone. ...
MariDu 30 March, 2015
Good day!
anyone visiting MUI ne: hotel Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort & SPA will give a good discount or minus 25% of the price on the booking. Bought for myself in March 2015, but was unable to fly. The hotel was allowed to re-register your booking to a third person and date ANY until June 2015, is Now paid for 6 nights in the room "Bungalow with garden view" if you need a greater number of nights - pay the hotel directly. Write on ...
Elysiumie 22, 2015
A little update information: now from the ne to the Lotte Mart there is a bus №9 (red color in contrast to white No. 1). ...
Tiger55555 9 February, 2016
Good time of day.
The lighthouse is temporarily closed, say the broken ladder. Accurate information of time no repairs, and the repair is not visible.
But You know it only paying for the round trip transfers and entrance ticket)
Be careful of the types from the island, of course, beautiful but not worth it. ...
MUI ne resident 13 February, 2016
he's already closed since the summer. and local agencies continue to take money from tourists for a tour of the island. when you open it nobody knows. so stay tuned for more information ...
Titans January 7, 2020
Was in December 2019 at the fairy stream. the entrance fee!!!! 15000 Dong or 45 rubles. Tickets issued at the box office! ...